"Has any one got any pictures of the Shadow Kart? I was wondering what type and shape the Nassau panel was that they used. My frame diameter is 28mm with engine rails at 120mm centres and a 25mm diameter axle. Any help with this will greatly…"
"I would say yes if the reed valve is on the crank case. Mark Mansell uses a feeder line from the transfer port but he has no reed between the carby and the cylinder barrell. I have run mine originally with the feed hole through the reed box onto the…"
Can anyone help us? Clive is restoring an Excell Kart frame. Where an who manufactured these frames. What colours did they come in? What era's were they produced in? Any help would be appreciated. Thanks Doug"
"We are going to Ipswich Ross. Clive, Trevor and Sue will head up on the other side of the great divide. I will be tacking the coastal run, not sure where I will stop over night on the way up. Do you want go in convoy? "
"Don't let this happen to you. Using and electric starter with an impact socket (long type) as well as 250mm extension bar and they remained on the sprocket retaining nut when the engine fired up instead of staying with the starter motor.
"Good details Mark. I hope we can inspire more vintage karters to modify the 125 Victa's. I still think that maintaining low down torque and limiting revs to about 8500RPM helps with reliability. I have been in Perth the last few weeks and I…"
"Mark I don't remember seeing any Villies 7F with removable transfer ports. Our motors had a governor system going through the crankcase and we got rid of that. Clive and I did not have much success with them and found working on Victa's…"
"As far as blow down is concerned with the Victa while raising the exhaust port is needed but that is at the expense of power stroke. If you can lower the transfer ports and still 8 to 9mm it should work well"