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    • #19932
      Andrew locuson
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      Where is the best place to get a full width bumper? Also what is the best mounting kit? It’s a 2006 first kart

    • #20045
      Randy McKee
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      Any luck Andrew?

      I’m not sure what the back-end mounting points look like on a ’06 First Kart, but most will use the bolt/bushing kit here:

      http://www.fastech-racing.com/italkart-rear-bumper-bolt-kit-new-style.html

      Last year I updated a 2005 tonykart with full width rear bumper.  I recommend the quick disconnect mounting kit, though it does weight a tad more than the regular RLV kit:

      http://www.fastech-racing.com/righetti-ridolfi-mounting-kit-for-xtr14-rear-bumper.html

      Also, I was originally going to get the KG bumper (I think??) and Fast-tech told me they are too soft.  I went with their recommendation and got the Righetti instead.  It’s held up nicely.

      http://www.fastech-racing.com/righetti-ridolfi-xtr14-rear-bumper-black.html

      I usually deal with Fast-tech or Acceleration karting for parts; they are very good/friendly, but I’m sure you can find these at your local shop if you prefer to support them.

       

       

    • #20320
      Andrew locuson
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      I went and ordered the righetti bumper and the mount kit for it. should be here Wednesday so hopefully it will work for me

    • #20648
      Andrew locuson
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      Got the bumper and put it on. Very easy and very happy with it. Now I just have to find new mounts for my silencer because it just to mount off the steel bumper. I’m guessing everyone uses a pinch style clamp?

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