First Test Drive! 500cc Off-Road Go Kart

First Test Drive! 500cc Off-Road Go Kart

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So. We got it running. Now. It's time to get it driving, which, means, a. Lot of things mainly, controls, but. Before that I'm going to go ahead and deal with this, horrible. Pile. Of spaghetti here. Like. I'm just going through and deleting all the unnecessary stuff like, all of these are grounds, that, is a long one and all three it has three separate, locations to go to grab it that's that's excessive. Wiring. Harness is considerably. Smaller and tidier than it was that, pile. That's. All from this harness it's, all the stuff I got rid of and it. Starts, and runs should, fire right up. Yeah. She. Just wants, to yeah, she does this. Thing runs so. Strong. Awesome. Starting with an engine that works. An. Electric, start for, boy yeah. When, I was in Moab. Kick-starting. The jeep I kicked until I was blue in face okay. That's. About ready to push it off in here is clip, so. After, much thinking and debating and going through many stupid. Ideas we've. Come up with a good solution for the shifters or for, all the controls so. Gas. On the right brake, on the left, paddle. Shifters, and on. The so. Right side, will be shifting up left, side will be shifting down and the. Left side paddle will be split in two so the front, half of it is the shifter, and the back half is the clutch so, you'll, be able to pull, just. The shifter with these two fingers just the clutch with these two or. Both. At the same time that's, that's, what you want in life paddle. Shifters the only thing you could have this better as a turbo Camaro with paddle shifters weight. Don't. Need any late to do this. And. Just have one pushrod, straight. Shot to the shifter, so. It'll, just push down. To. Shift, up. And. It'll pull up to, shift down which. Is actually the right way it needs to be for the side that it's on because if, you pull on this lever it. Pulls up on this which is, shifting. Down you know pushing, on the other side will do the exact opposite hey, guys we're going to take a quick break to talk about the sponsor for this video Kove now. Cove sent Ethan and I the, solitude, noise canceling Bluetooth headphones and they, are awesome. I've been, editing with them Ethan's been working with them I can, edit in the garage and it cancels out all the noise from the tools so I can mix the audio right for you guys the battery life on these things is insane, like up to 12 hours of use I added, every, video this week haven't, even charged, them yet Ethan's. Got his music, bumping through these things while he's working in the garage they, work up to 30 feet away which, is insane, the, noise canceling, works really well they, have the options, to skip, the song pause the song and they, have a mic so you could take a phone call while, your phone's in your pocket or 30, feet away so it's, pretty awesome it's been helping us out a lot in the garage get a lot of stuff done in a, really high quality way, they're super light comfortable, and they have a really nice cushion on them so, you can wear them all day not.

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Have To have a. Slice. Through. The - constantly. Go about up to there through the tack which sucks but it'll. Be worth it a, lot of you been worried that we've given up on the triumph we haven't as you, can see we were working on it today. It's, just being very, stubborn and not wanting to run right so we, will get back to it we're not giving up now. I just have to make. The clutch part of it which I've, already got the lever I just. Have to tack it onto its sleeves there and. Then figure out where the cable goes here's the cable so it, will come up somewhere, like. That. So. We are officially, going. To be at SEMA we're going to go power sports and cars and cameras so, we'll be able to go power sports booth there and we've. Got the, Camaro getting, pedals today. Yeah. So last night I finished the, paddle. Shifter which. You. Know miraculously. Works with its push rod design. And. Then I finished, the clutch as well, so. It's time for rear brakes well, the only breaks on the Camaro and we. Have plans for this bike but those plans don't include this rear brake. All. Right so got, this bracket done it took a while but it's. A super. Minimal super, lightweight and more. Importantly it. Works. And. Cinderella's. Getting some SEMA prep too we, got that new, radiator in here just got it from another quad on eBay so, that. Is not, gonna leak. Already. A huge improvement drilled. Some holes back, here and Sam's. Got the front i-beam off to, paint them up look, nice and pretty for SEMA they. Mostly. Survived, Moab so we, think they can survive the back yard for a little longer. And. You. Can see where I was hammering, on it to get it straightened a bit while, I was still in Moab driving it. We. Tack weld it to the welding, bench this morning and straighten it out and it's close, enough. So. I think I just made these smallest. Brackets. I've ever made. Yep. That's a tiny we have brace. Very. Complicated. But, very effective. Brakes, got. Some holes punched, now. It's time to. Put. It the piranhas and dimple them. Got. The break all finished up last night it. Feels. Really nice it's all bled now, I just have to basically. Do the same thing for the throttle. The. Gas pedal came together much, quicker than the brake pedal and. It's. Got this sweet little twist lock I mean, that was that was the original from the ATV so I just made a steel bracket. Slips, down in there twists. It's. Nice and snug and then this. Just. That's. A little hot still slips. In there. That. Goes in right here. And. That's a gas, pedal. I'll. Just do. Some quick welds here and practice my TIG welding since, it's all set up for that and, then we, should be ready, for a test ride but here's the throttle it's. Very. Simple, but. Quite. Effective. It's. Just a scrap, of stainless I had to go with the stainless paddle but works. Out pretty well. Yeah. I mean it doesn't run like I, mean like it doesn't want to have super, great but that's probably because it's got, one. Foot long headers no, air filter, and. Man. It looks so, good, on the ground it. Really does lift it up on his monster, tail I love the way I think it looks way better on these tires yep. Than the first shirt, we'll. Have to get a body and. Modify. It to fit the. Dirt. Tires oh yeah. The. Reinforcements. It's. A minor thing but, those. Control arms cannot. Handle the power. It's. Actually not the. Suspension. That reel into the controller, it was the power. Yeah. That's crazy, it's superb in like two seconds, yep, and, that. Side is totally straight because that side doesn't have the torque so yeah. Major. Reinforcements. Are in order which. Sucks because we have two days before SEMA, Shh. In. The meantime that, was fun I've, had. Ridiculously. Fast yeah it was a gripping like nobody's, business too even on the leaves that was only second gear Wow. These tires definitely.

Grip Yeah it handles pretty well. It's. Really hard to say with the minimal, time. I had on it but yeah. Well. We. Broke it yeah. It, wouldn't be a proper test session, if you didn't break something, yep, I bet none of you guys saw that coming, yeah, everyone's. Shocked. Yeah. The controls are great although it takes me a while to get used to him because not. Because they're bizarre because. They're so normal I'm, so used to the Jeep and using its controls I was like wait, what do I do where's the brake all right where a brake should be yeah, how's shifting, shifting. Is pretty good yeah, I wanted to get a shot like right, here, with the GoPro but next time. It's. Not like there's a lot of shifting going on it's, super. Super, fast were you in second when you're coming down the driveway Wow, yeah. It's. Silly. Fast, awesome. Well.

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Youbshould have made one side the shifter and the other the clutch without the clutch having to share a paddle with downshift, you could do this by pulling up for down and pushing down for up then the clutch could be on the other side

@Chester Rowles they have fake chickens for that.

Just ordered a pair of KOVE Headphones... Thats a great discount... Keep making awesome small, lightweight go karts with engines in the front...

Can u please put a fake bug Catcher

@Juston Preble Oh, that's great! I am on a desktop, running linux with desktop speakers and sub woofer. Randy Santel Videos are volume normalized very well with my set up as an example. I have no audio filters enabled, my pc plays the track as it is, no auto audio softening.

@Anthony Dorris yeah then they can keep up with the other two guys doing the same thing

@John Chrysostom nope nope. Hytorc dual Direction electric solenoid. Push of a button says grab a gear

@erik nulty excellent suggestion but you know what I made an excellent suggestion as well and got zero response from them I've made several excellent suggestions just to be swept in the corner. My suggestion was to use a high-torque dual directional electric solenoid for the shifter and they would be able to shift the buggy at the push of a button. Did I get an attaboy? Hell no

@Masheen exactly just like on BMX bikes...

@WTFtube on my new LG Q8 phone it sounds perfect from transition to transition....

@New York Hard Enduro Riders Yep ! Honda's Suck … haha.

For the clutch, is a cable possible vs a rod? I feel like that would prevent having to cut into the dash panel and also allow for even easier turning.

Wooooow another fucking gokart....whoopti fuckin doodah..hey yall next a gokart!! Yeahhhhhh My buddy said he liked yall better back in the days that yall did... Fucking gokarts....fuck yeahhh its groundhog day..

This lasts all month right??

I introduced your CAD to my robotics team(we dont have a cad division) and they shook their head at it

you guys could have made brackets and attached the shifter rod to a cable :)

Do a dukes of Hazzard or Smokey and the bandit car build

Grind Hard Plumbing Co With those older Honda motors you got to keep up on shiming them for valve adjustments or they’re really hard to start That’s probably why you were kicking it so much to get it started also the decompression and cam on it if it has one also go faulty and make it difficult to start

How much does one of those gocarts cost completed?

Grind Hard Plumbing Co do a grave digger body


i'd say your headphones are fooling ya, the audio levels are out of sync on my end.... 20+ percent too high on the music cuts, or 20+ too low on the voice.... maybe you got some sort of volume level filter on, during playback on your end, and you don't notice it? or you like it like that, allot of channels do it like this, music gets so loud I will wake up the house or I can't hear what you are saying.... unless I continually adjust the volume on the fly.

A turbo u say

Get a subaru wrx body

IT'S A BIT OF WORK BUT I KNOW HOW TO FIX ALL OF THE I-BEAM'S, CONTROL ARMS, ETC. FROM GETTING BENT. it is really simple you need to build BOXED A-arms, i-beams, control arms. thats how i roll on my prerunner. when i had tube arms they would get bent in one hard landing. i promise once you do it, you will not need to re-do again. heavy but strong. let me know if you have any questions or want photos for reference material.

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Great work guys, looking good. One question, how's your Spitfire coming along?

Soo cool make me one or just the frame

Umm Edwin, YES! We pretty much want to see anything and everything you guys produce, please!

What's the song at the beginning?

Wait what?

How Dare You ! :D

Hey try using a small spring in between the shifter and the steering wheel so it doesn’t bind when you shift

You would really hope one of those chains don't let go , cool build though, looks tuff.

Awesome! Looks like lots of fun

sale me it

put some chain cover

OMG YES the Camaro is my most fav of all carts!! Street tires

Silly question, but why not use handlebars instead of a wheel? Clutch, gas [front brake] on handlebars, shift left foot, brakes right foot?

I love this so much, keep it up my dudes

Definitely want to see some snowbike stuff! The sled episode is still one of my favorites.


Who else saw the power wheels Hummer at 16:49 Please make it your next project

i feel as if you guys could have used two cables for the shifter, on for up one for down and put in a pivoting bracket on the shifter shaft

Im in love con este canal

Build a 4x4

More ccs than pounds righteous

why didnt you guy make the paddles in a fixed position? if you made the paddles longer you could probably still shift at full lock

haha so many off road vehicles, with the snow i get it now.

Hoe much ti buy it

Would love to see you guys put leds on the bodys not that expensive $20 - $25 at auto zone !


Next part again please

Making art look easy,like always great work gentlemen.

I'm thinking some chain guards as well as beefing up the left swing arm? That little ripper looks like a leg eater! Awwsome! FR

Amazing build guys should change out that vacum carb for flatslide yiewwwww

Turbo as well it would be insane you guys rip Soo hard legends

BMX Bicycles have a bracket on the goose neck that allows riders to do a bar spin and still have brake cables. Here is a link. They call it a gyro detangler. This one may not work for you but, if you can fab something like it I could solve your shifting issues and prevent binding.

Why don’t you guys build a prerunner and take a trip down to glamis some time with sxsblog you guys do amazing work and I’m sure you guys can come up with something unique

Bring the mustang toooo

Put a Mario kart body on it

that's smart to hook up the brakes before the gas pedal.

chain guard please.

I would want a chain guard on that thing. I shudder to imagine it throwing a chain right into your nuts...

13:49 song?

You if there is one should make a power wheels ford raptor

Its not even snow in Sweden yet

# Grind Hard Plumbing Co u build stuff for people u should if u dont ur work is amazing

I wish I had your tools....

Once again you guys you guys are something else you had it out for 2 seconds and broke it that's a good thing Fix-It get on the track can't wait to watch the next video I love you guys

reinforce shed roof into mega ramp

Make tacks and shies for cenderella

hey guys when you are getting bigger and bigger engines into smaller and smaller toycars please don t forget a little bit of safety (old guy with some metal in his body and quiet some scar tissue) ;))) greetings from germany

snowbike upgrades!!!!

Mario Cart 101

you are braver than me riding that thing with no chine guard

Its yes

Did you really just ask if we wanna see more about the snow bike? You already know the answer to that

Should Do a Mini snow trike since the snows comin.

I think you should have just put the clutch where you put the shiftier handle and put shiftier down by your leg so you can put you hand around it and go back a forth to shift because it might suck to do it the way you are but maybe not

thats not even full throttle. the carb is a bsr style carb. it needs to see vacuum to pull the slide all the way up.

Budgets for builds would be nice aswell as rough hours etc you guys build some top notch customs and just shows the appreciation so people realise what you do when they aren't fabricators welders mechanics or engineers just how much time and effort goes into a custom toy

o i thought you had a 2 stroke 500cc o well

that motor is going to run like shit with no muffler

Put the part off a free style bike that let's the handle bars spin you could even put 2

You are the hope of an era.


Do a diesel power wheels netxt

The next build should be a miniature version of the taco

i love all the dimpling. it looks sweet!

Make a roof for it and a bigger tank and go on a mini road trip

All nice ! Just a non judgemental comment. Got any other music to go along ?

Already been said,cables to the shift levers.


Love your builds!

Hey guys happy 600'000 inscription!!! I hope all good things for the future!!!

Why didn't you just do 2 cables for shifting would have been way easier and no cutting

The steering wheel looks very much like the one Reds Garage said was utter garbage

Are you in sandpoint

So badazz !

I clicked this video and realized this is Carsandcameras.

My wants change as fast as you guys can build! stupidly!

Oh and another question you said it couldn't rev out good because of the one inch heads on it. Is it like the longer they are the better the compression

Just curious how hard do you guys think it would be to make a mini bogger like a mini diesel with a snorkel

"They work up to 30 feet away, which is INSANE" - guy just learning what Bluetooth is

PPLLEEAASSEE let me do a custom paint job on the triumph!!!

Why havent they started selling these beasts

Hey guys, why don’t you try to do the rod up to the steering bearings and use cables from there to the paddles?



Probably your best bet may me atv swing arm and axle? Would have to shorten the axle but would be meant to hold the power! I'm u guys are pretty good with steel so either way you'd get it to work just food for thought

Would be cool to put a rekluse clutch in it

not 65 percent off, just advertised 65 percent over retail, so you think youre getting a deal.

I like the project. I like the footage and quality. I like the editing and time lapse. I abhor the music. Alot.

FPV drone footage!

do a ford diesel

I have a theory … That fixed chain has nowhere to go , a 5 - 10mm rock caught in between your chain and sprocket will increase the diameter of the sprocket , chain has nowhere to go , therefore bent arm trying to compensate …. power doesn't hurt things that way , more likely to twist shafts and shift splines in my experience …. but brute mechanical force surely will . side note , when adjusting the chain on any bike , I simply put a 7-16 spanner between the chain and sprocket at the top and roll the wheel back , lock it in place , roll forward spanner out , chain tension perfect …. Current ridiculous horsepower motorcycle for reference … ha. Keep up the great work .

do you sell these tools ? I've been suiting from Turkey to the tool in this video :D

Пиздатый машин. Надо было колею чуть шире делать.

Why not make the paddle shifters stationary? That's what I thought you were doing from the start. Looks awesome though

Do you have a plasma torch or you prefer the grinder to cut sheet?

how many hp got this motor?

Btw the triumph needs expansion chambers bc it’s a two stroke otherwise it won’t run right

Haha! It’s really not a two stroke.

You guys make some pretty badass toys, the torch is yours. Keep it up, let the next project be even more insane. Till next time keep on keeping on.

What if the open area on the bottom of the hill you make it all dirt for donuts or mini jumps or a twisty hill climb?

What's the music at the beginning??

Need some chain guards

Ethan, flames shooting at you on test looked sketch, also do you prefer the tig or mig? Taco looked cold in the snow needs a blanket lol. Edwin, on the Ethan cam and run around for a day and put up a day in the life of Edwin lol.

Why does he look like strange parts who build iPhones

Love your guys videos, and I know you love 'real engines' but I'd love to see what you guys can do with a full electric build, Regen braking, cantilever pushrod suspension, something Worthy for the track

2:26 we just gon act like no one heard that ?

Pretty cool I like the non conventional stuff never know till you try. Im working on a couple maybe ill show them off if I ever get time. Thanks.

What engine is that

Did I hear turbo??? Oooo

that dimple pattern looks awesome!!!

what ? it broke ? nah

Snow bike!!!!!!

Mig weld aluminum just for the shot... I got you. Looks nice

Throw a universal joint in the shifter rod to stop the binding when turning.

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