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OTK Brake Bleeding Issues
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Desperately need help ! These brakes are doing my absolute head in ! They needed to be bled so with the brake bleeding tool the left hand side bleeds are perfectly no dramas at all ! The other side…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Peter Hudson yesterday.

Rubber Removal From Sticker Kit
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Hey all happy new year ! Was just wondering if anyone had any tricks to removing rubber marks from an OTK sticker kit that won't damage the stickers too much ! I have heard that acetone can do the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kane Richards Jan 18.

Kart Parts For Sale ! All Prices Include Postage

$500 - Arrow X3 complete 40mm rear end set up that has done 150 laps of practice since brand new ! Also comes with 3 spare axles all different grades (Soft, Medium, Hard cut down) and 2 spare axle…Continue

Started Dec 12, 2016

(SOLD) Arrow X1 28/30 Rolling Chassis With 40mm Axle $1050
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Bought this kart half way through last year for my partner but due to her university and working commitments she's only had the chance to drive it a handful of times ! When we first bought the kart…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kane Richards Dec 11, 2016.

 

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Kane Richards replied to Ben's discussion Ideas for boosting numbers at club days?
"My brother and most of my mates ride dirt bikes ! They come to the karts and watch and pit crew for me at club days and have even had a go in my kart and say it's heaps of fun but they're forever saying they either couldn't afford to…"
3 hours ago
Peter Hudson replied to Kane Richards's discussion OTK Brake Bleeding Issues
"Kane, good work!"
yesterday
Kane Richards replied to Ben's discussion Ideas for boosting numbers at club days?
"This year our club has started trying to encourage people to pre enter for club days so if the numbers entered look attractive it will hopefully encourage more people to turn up and even attract people from clubs with low club day numbers to come…"
yesterday
Kane Richards replied to Kane Richards's discussion OTK Brake Bleeding Issues
"Thanks for all the ideas last week fellas ! To follow up I ended up tidying up the hole where the nipple goes in and drilled a hole through where the end of the nipple had broken off in there ! Replaced both nipples then followed Petter's…"
Tuesday
Max Laybutt replied to Kane Richards's discussion OTK Brake Bleeding Issues
"OTK Brakes, .............. well the set I have is obviously the same as you have. Now Ask an Ausy dealer for SOFTER PADS, and I was told that OTK do not make them. However on EBAY, out of UK .................. SOFTER OTK PADS!!!!! Made a hell of a…"
May 19
Nikola schmidt replied to Kane Richards's discussion OTK Brake Bleeding Issues
"we were considering buying an after market set but we thought we'd try the rebuild first, Thanks!"
May 19
Kane Richards replied to Kane Richards's discussion OTK Brake Bleeding Issues
"Good luck this weekend and yeah hopefully I'll get to the bottom of it sounds like I'll have to rebuild the brakes like yourself"
May 18
Kane Richards replied to Kane Richards's discussion OTK Brake Bleeding Issues
"So checked the bleed nipple it looks terrible on the end of it and so does the end of the hole it goes in to ! It's all chewed out looking must have been over tightened at some stage"
May 18
Nikola schmidt replied to Kane Richards's discussion OTK Brake Bleeding Issues
"My Dad and i had the same issue as you with an OTK Kosmic Kart, the brakes were soft, one side pushed more in than the other and they weren't retracting as they should, we took the brakes apart, cleaned it out, new fluid and nothing had…"
May 18
Craig Westwood replied to Kane Richards's discussion OTK Brake Bleeding Issues
"Yeah maybe time for a rebuild with new seals....also check the bleed nipple hasnt crushed. OTK bleed nipples easily crush and close up if over torqued or over used...."
May 18
Kane Richards replied to Kane Richards's discussion OTK Brake Bleeding Issues
"Thanks so much for the reply Pete I will definitely give this a go and let you know how it all goes"
May 18
Peter Hudson replied to Kane Richards's discussion OTK Brake Bleeding Issues
"Kane, the procedure I use is outlined below and I have found it to work well - this of course assumes all parts are in good condition. Things to check - a blockage in the system, the pushrods are free (see no. 13 below), or a piston seal has…"
May 18
Patrick Carter replied to Kane Richards's discussion Dunlop DFM Front End Settings
"Good to hear."
May 12
Kane Richards replied to Kane Richards's discussion Dunlop DFM Front End Settings
"My tyre wear is bloody unreal now I've worked it all out ! I buy a brand new set for an open meet and then run them for 2 club days and run up the front on them still and sometimes maybe even get another practice day out of them before they…"
May 11
Patrick Carter replied to Kane Richards's discussion Dunlop DFM Front End Settings
"Out of curiosity, has anyone found the best front:rear weight distribution on DFM's? I don't race on them myself but there seemed to be lots of people complaining that the rear tyres were getting chopped out too much. So I was wondering…"
May 11
Kane Richards replied to Nate79's discussion Chassis id
"Yeah definitely looks like an Arrow AX6 25 year anniversary model ! Awesome kart in there day I had the normal AX6 and absolutely loved it"
Apr 24

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My involvement in karting:
Racer
My race number:
10
The class(es) I race:
Clubman, TAG, X30

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