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Yamaha KT100S Short Shaft vs Long Shaft
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Just wondering what the differences are between a short shaft and long shaft (other than the crank-shaft obviously)?Is there an advantage over one or the other?It was long shaft first which was then…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ian Williams Aug 23.

Have there been any 4SS Classes held anywhere yet?
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I'm interested to know how it's going? What's the feedback? Are they getting good numbers? Have people moved to this class from running other classes? Which motor is faster? Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Greg N Smith Feb 22.

Testing new Cadet 9 Rules - 97 main jet
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Hi,Just wondering if anyone has done some testing with the new Cadet 9 rules, in particular running the 97 main jet with a Cadet 9 restrictor. Someone at the track today had trouble getting the kart…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Knowles Jan 15.

Cadet 9 2018 Rule Clarity - Spark Plugs
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Hi,I'm seeking clarity around the Spark Plug rules being brought in for Cadet 9s in 2018. The Cadet 9 class rules in the 2018 manual says:i) Sparkplug(i) For Zonal and Club levels only:        1) NGK…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Benno Jan 1.

 

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Benno replied to rudy farkas's discussion CMS is down
"it was down on Monday but it was fixed after a few hours. "
Oct 9
Benno replied to Ian Mooney's discussion No need to throw the baby out with the bath water !
"On a more positive note, one of the best things about karting is you only need to do as many races as you can afford. For some people that's most weekends, for some people that's 6-8 times a year, and some people once a year on a $75/day…"
Oct 3
Ian Williams replied to Benno's discussion Yamaha KT100S Short Shaft vs Long Shaft
"Neither is better, inside the engine they are identical.  The short shaft has only been supplied to Australia, beginning about 1994.  In all other countries the KT100s is run with a clutch , and so the long shaft was retained to fit a wide…"
Aug 23
Benno replied to Benno's discussion Yamaha KT100S Short Shaft vs Long Shaft
"which one is more desirable?"
Aug 23
Benno replied to PAUL VANDERMEER's discussion Various Parts for Sale-SUNSHINE COAST
"Will send a private message when you accept my friend request. Mostly just after the Stop button but may as well bundle the engine mount and sprocket puller too."
Jul 17
Ben Coleman left a comment for Benno
"G'day, we run at Newcastle kart club.  Not often enough though! Cheers Ben"
Jul 17
Benno replied to Neville Scullion's discussion Is this forum become barren?
"The points thing is a good idea.  Reduction in costs would absolutely help clubs attract new members. It's a hard sell trying to tell a parent it will cost around $500 in administration ($300 licence, $100 membership + entry fee) for their…"
May 15
Benno replied to Chris and Rhylee McMaster's discussion Wanted kartoz mag
Apr 30
Benno replied to David Arnold's discussion CMS Help. Please post any questions here,
"What's the neat shortcut Warren? Have you got instructions you can share here?"
Apr 23
Benno replied to Chris and Rhylee McMaster's discussion Sapphire coast kart club
"I'm fairly certain there is practice Friday. Saturday is reverse direction (clockwise) and Sunday is normal direction (anti-clockwise) - same as the Nov 17 Sapphire Cup. I'm hearing there might be a coffee van there too - TBC."
Mar 14
Greg N Smith replied to Benno's discussion Have there been any 4SS Classes held anywhere yet?
"Which engine is fastest at which track ? Is this a replacement for the very affordable Yamaha J classes ? Has there been a need to change the Grand Plan ? Do we need more classses ?"
Feb 22
Neville Scullion replied to Benno's discussion Have there been any 4SS Classes held anywhere yet?
"I know a written submission was made in November last year requesting that the Subaru engines be allowed a 12 months grace as a transition cross over, with a view of encouraging the owners of those engines to enter 4 stroke sprint events and assist…"
Feb 22
Mario Storti replied to Benno's discussion Have there been any 4SS Classes held anywhere yet?
"Only one in South Australia that has been on track at a race meeting.  As for the rest of the country, numbers are unfortunately quite low. 3 entries was the highest I have seen, there may have been one with 5 entries? Either way, it…"
Feb 22
Benno replied to Trent's discussion Cheap go kart lap timer??
"About $250 seems to be the going rate for used Alfano's which will tell you at a minimum temp, RPM and lap times. It will store these in memory and you can transfer the data to a computer for analysis if you really want. Some Alfano's will…"
Feb 12
Paul Knowles replied to Benno's discussion Testing new Cadet 9 Rules - 97 main jet
"What has a main jet got to do with starting it ?..It's a MAIN JET. The biggest issue starting a Mini Rok is when you tip trolley up to unload kart it gets a gutload of fuel and coupled with a rich needle setting and wet air filter drenched in…"
Jan 15
Matthew Sell replied to Benno's discussion Testing new Cadet 9 Rules - 97 main jet
"Hi ben In our previous two seasons we have run 97 jets successfully at a number of QLD tracks - namely Ipswich, warwick, Gympie In a cadet 9 restricted way. I would be checking the engine for an issue as per the user manual "
Jan 14

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At 21:07 on July 17, 2018, Ben Coleman said…

G'day, we run at Newcastle kart club.  Not often enough though!

Cheers Ben

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