"Yes I remember that as well Allan...
"When at a meeting in Melbourne in 2013 a consensus was reached between state reps as to the composition of vintage rules that suited everyone there was a specific "class" added: Karts of…"
"It's a rough Darcy Dart. Yes, looks to have a set of JAGAs, but it is priced according to the 4 Stroke motor that was intended to be mounted on it. You would have to get money back on the 4 stroke motor for it to be a deal."
"Hi Dave, get some fibre glass reeds. The steel ones suffer resonances, crack and then the motor eats them with dire results. Hop on eBay and see what blank PCB material you can buy. When we once had an electronics industry in Sydney I could buy thin…"
My Tri-Mec was Gal in places. Jack Grenager was given hard time about using ERW tube that was Gal, and considered a bit rough by other frame makers.
The smaller diameter tube is gal in the sissy bars.
Do you have SEPCO (spelling) cast…"
Hi Allen ,the wheel base is 1115mm or 45 inches on my mums old dressmaking tape . I just found my horse measuring tape and it is exactly 11.1 hands. Seriously though it is a little longer than the junior kart sitting next to it in the shed Yeh its strange allright people that have seen it think it looks more like a tiny little racecar than a gokart.
I am still not 100% sure on which part broke first, there was no rattlle, just an oh mighty klunk. I think maybe the big end on the rod let go, It spat the roller bearings from the bottom of Rod out the rotary valve and they went outside of the slide plate on the carby before it stopped.I have not stripped the bottom end yet, maybe when i get over the depression!!