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March 2, 2015 at 11:01 am #43298
Just call WesFebruary 14, 2015 at 9:08 am #42259
Well you predicted it bet you didn’t think it would all happen in the first weekend.February 13, 2015 at 9:29 am #42205
That was great fun to watch, but heartbreaking as well.
Highs are higher and lows are lowers when racing with the big boys.
Fouled a plug? We tend to run a little leaner pilot in the rain.February 10, 2015 at 9:04 am #42019
They are stiffer they tend to add gripFebruary 8, 2015 at 9:04 pm #41919
Higher air pressures
Raise the seat or move farther back over axle
Low Volume MagsJanuary 28, 2015 at 8:27 am #41232
Great choice the power of data is awesome. Start watching hereDecember 13, 2014 at 5:28 pm #38841
Now crack open a beer and start learning…September 9, 2014 at 7:46 am #33381
I good base to get you running all day would be an extra;
Chain, gear axle&driver, sparkplug, kingpin, tie rod, spindles R&L, Axle.
Those items are the most common parts that cut days shortAugust 12, 2014 at 9:49 am #31878
They usually wont idle thats normal, dont read the plug unless you are driving it hard and then chop the engine(let it die and coast in after driving it hard).
If you gas it and it blogs before cleaning itself out and taking off its to rich
If you gas it and it hesitates before taking off its to lean
If you rpms are down at the end of the str8 your to fat
If you stick it at the end of the str8 your to lean
Follow Daves advice and you will be in the ballpark and having fun in no timeAugust 7, 2014 at 8:28 am #31627
If its only 1 corner have your boy straight arm the kart in that corner. Push with arm against the wheel and opposite heel on the heel stop. That should settle that down and keep you from tuning out the rest of the track.August 5, 2014 at 10:41 pm #31548
Bill have you made chassis changes in those 50 autox’s?
Tried different axles, hubs, wheels???
As Jimmy was saying HP isn’t always they ticket to quicker timesAugust 4, 2014 at 7:13 pm #31470
He may be on the brakes while he is driving or over trail braking. Get into the habit of grabbing the axle in the center, if its to hot to hold or even burns you that is the case. Keep working with the driver to break that habit. Keep grabbing the axle till you can start getting close to the disc without pain.August 2, 2014 at 7:26 pm #31367
Listen to your pants, I dont care what what track you are at with a PRD w/10-93 you are way out of gear. Start pulling teeth, a lot of them…July 8, 2014 at 8:43 am #29949
Welcome to the beginning of a great Father/son experience. After 10 years of doing what you are beginning I would have to say, love every min it goes by fast. I started Garrett at the same age, growing up at the track has molded my son into a great young man and taught him so many life lessons.
Advice, keep it fun. If your yelling at your kid, take a break. If your yelling at another Dad, take a breath remember things happen in racing. If your yelling at your wife, take her on vacation she can only go to the track so many weekends a year.
Don’t keep buying motors thinking your out powered, most likely that kid will be faster then yours in your kart. Buy track time, coaching and tuning help.
Keep it fun and he will love it forever, if you do it right racing is a great carrot to dangle to make parenting a little easier…June 11, 2014 at 7:28 pm #28801
Nice… correct me if Im wrong but is this Al’s first post on the new forum???June 10, 2014 at 6:21 pm #28727
Take a hard look at adding a tooth after darkJune 3, 2014 at 7:58 am #28336
Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows, Sugerbowland 10 other resorts 10mins away.
Reno kart track NNKC.com 1 hour, all the Sacramento tracks 2 hours awayMay 22, 2014 at 8:06 am #27829
GPS is awesome but only if you know how to use the data.
Use the water temp forsure on you Stockmoto.
I loved the EGT with a tuneable carb but becareful with the egt in a stockmoto pipe they are prone to crack…May 13, 2014 at 4:48 pm #27433
Table is best with gauge… Or 4×4 under middle of chassis, 2 friends on rear wheels and you jumping on nose check with tape.
Check with dealer for correct measurementMay 12, 2014 at 6:07 pm #27341
If its not the carb or fuel line it could be the coil wires. Tape the to the coil so cornering loads dont cause a shortMay 12, 2014 at 6:02 pm #27340
A whole lot of Neg Camber (edit) and a pushMay 5, 2014 at 4:46 pm #26908
^ Well said and pretty dang close if you are going to get your kid to move up any motorsports ladder.
Or you can find a small club and race to have fun for about $100 on an old kart, used tires learning on your own.
Racing is hard and is as much fun as you make it.
Enjoy it and have funMay 5, 2014 at 4:34 pm #26906
Cant go wrong there, just dont get discouraged.
LAKC has big feilds with top drivers.
So just set goals you cant meet and keep your expectations real.
Get some support to help you from one of the many teams/shops at first but most of all have fun…April 22, 2014 at 8:06 am #26084
We race Redline oil in 1 series at 32:1 all the time, you need to focus on your jetting.
Muratic acid should clean that barrel up nicely…April 21, 2014 at 9:49 pm #26049
Agreed. We run our Stockmoto at 32:1.
110 is best, no less then 98.
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