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Iame x30 (how to make an x30 quicker)

Hi All,Hopefully there is somebody that can answer my questions on this forum as have tried using the new kartbook forum site but no responses as yet. I hear people at the track claiming there is up…Continue

Started Jun 8

Kartbook is back
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Hallejah Brother kartbook is back on. Like any good thing you only realise how good it was once it’s gone!I hope it’s back on for good as there is a lot of information on this site from a lot of…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Allan Howard May 4.

Hi, just after Opinions on the best Marquees (pit shelter)
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I’m comparing 2 Marquees Altegra and Extreme Marquees.Can you help me with the Pros & Cons of both these Marquees.Extreme Marquees side walls are held up by a hook system vs Altegra using Velcro…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Benjamin Piper Mar 20.

Help needed with J starter
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Hi guysI'm trying to build a starter for a Yamaha j and am wondering what's the best starter motor to use.ie: small car or motor bike or lawn mower.Has anybody got some suggestions what I should…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ron Powell Feb 22, 2014.

 

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Allan Howard replied to Mick Smith's discussion Kartbook is back
"Hmm - looks like the old Kartbook went offline again for a few hours this morning, this time the webserver.wasn't responding. Things are moving forward on the replacement https://www.kartbook.net.au and old basic content is now moved across -…"
May 4
Mick Smith replied to Mick Smith's discussion Kartbook is back
"Hi Allan Its great to see that somebody has resurrected kartbook.  Sounds like you have a lot of knowledge into website stuff and I think a lot of people would be as great full as I would be to see our kartbook back on for good.  Myself…"
May 3
Allan Howard replied to Mick Smith's discussion Kartbook is back
"Hi Mick, I presume someone else has grabbed the DNS name for Kartbook and restored it's pointers to the ning hosting.  The issue may come back when the ning subscription expires and we are left without access again. As this has happened…"
May 3
Mick Smith replied to Allan Howard's discussion Kartbook not paid DNS Bill ?
"Hallejah Brother kartbook is back on.  Like any good thing you only realise how good it was once it’s gone! I hope it’s back on for good as there is a lot of information on this site from a lot of clever people over the years…"
May 2
Benjamin Piper replied to Mick Smith's discussion Hi, just after Opinions on the best Marquees (pit shelter)
"I have a 'betta marquee'. It is basically same as altegra in terms of build and materials. Paid little extra for the HD hexagon legs with alloy joints. Withstood many storms with or without walls up. Quality is excellent and after bout…"
Mar 20
Mick Smith replied to Mick Smith's discussion Hi, just after Opinions on the best Marquees (pit shelter)
"Thanks Richard for the reply I might have a look at QuickShade website as well. "
Mar 18
richard gagie replied to Mick Smith's discussion Hi, just after Opinions on the best Marquees (pit shelter)
"I have had my QuickShade for nearly 20 years & it is the best money I have spent in karting. Not cheap but don't break either! Around $1000. For walls I just use blue tarps (about $15) cable tied to the QuickShade at top & pegged at…"
Mar 18
Mick Smith replied to Tigerfet's discussion Please come home
"There’s some low life’s around, have you got some photos then hopefully someone might have seen it around. "
Nov 23, 2018
Mick Smith replied to David Gibcus's discussion WTB - 30mm Alfano speed sensor axle collar
"Sorry David had a look and I have a brand new 40mm one not a 30mm.  I have a lot of different temp senders and leads and a brand new alfano steering wheel but no 30mm collar"
Nov 21, 2018
Mick Smith replied to David Gibcus's discussion WTB - 30mm Alfano speed sensor axle collar
"I think I might have one, I will have a look tomorrow and let you know if you still looking?"
Nov 18, 2018
Mick Smith replied to David Gibcus's discussion Need axle straightened
"Does anyone have pictures or instructions on how to make a axle straightening device as John has mentioned? thanks"
Oct 28, 2018
Mick Smith replied to Dean Eldridge's discussion WTB Cadet/Rookie rolling chassis or complete kart.
"Look up iwt.com.au Cadet/rookie with or without engine It's a shop, they have a good as new kosmic cadet/rookie kart only done 5 races worth a look IMO"
Jul 26, 2015
Mick Smith replied to Denis Barbaro's discussion Wanted To Buy. 900mm Chassis with/without Comer SW80
"Look up iwt.com.au It's a shop, they have a good as new kosmic cadet/rookie kart only done 5 races worth a look IMO"
Jul 26, 2015
Ron Powell replied to Mick Smith's discussion COMER TIMING /POP OFF PRESSURES
"Pop off pressure is a static test number  that should only be used as a guide that your carby is assembled and operating correctly. Don't get hung up that one carby has a test number much larger than another manufacturers totally different…"
Oct 1, 2014
Chris Barry replied to Mick Smith's discussion COMER TIMING /POP OFF PRESSURES
"Hi guys, Doing my first refresh on a S80 carb. Its been sitting around for years and needed a rebuild kit as the diaphragm was wrinkly and the fuel stale. After cleaning I measured the pop-off pressure as 20.5 to 21psi which surprised me as several…"
Sep 30, 2014
Mick Smith replied to Chris Gardner's discussion Rule change cadet/rookie Chassie Length
"I was at SA OPEN on the weekend and there seems to be a lot of pissed off people over this rule change. Mick in his speech on Sunday indicated he was about making the sport cheaper as he isn't rolling in money either!! SO is this a way of…"
Aug 28, 2014

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