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= Day 0 Friday July 8=
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Arrived at space with makership approved, plan to start fabricating frame for kart. Cut side frame rails: 4'2" long 1.5" diameter steel tubing. Found 2.5" tube for the back rail and a 1.575" tube for the front rail. Got sidetracked building battleship frame
  
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Friday July 8
 
Arrived at space with makership approved, plan to start fabrecating frame for kart. Cut side frame rails: 4'2" long 1.5" diameter steel tubing. Found 2.5" tube for the back rail and a 1.575" tube for the front rail. Got sidetracked building battleship frame
 
  
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= Day 1 Saturday July 9=
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began welding frame using a tubeular [http://www.blocklayer.com/pipe-notchingeng.aspx template generator] to notch out the metal. Basic rectangular frame finished.
  
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Saturday July 9
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= Day 2 Sunday July 10=
began welding frame using a tubeular [http://www.blocklayer.com/pipe-notchingeng.aspx template generator] to notch out the metal.
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Went to a [http://isapickpullsave.com/part-list/ junkyard] and salvaged the steering system out of a lawn tractor. Also went to Harbor freight and bought 2 [http://www.harborfreight.com/heavy-duty-10-inch-groove-tread-tire-40729.html 10" wheels] with 5/8" ball bearings
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= Day 3 Monday July 11=
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Removed 5/8" ball bearings from wheels to make room for either 3/4" bearings or solid hub for power transmission.

Revision as of 14:20, 13 July 2016

Plan

the goal of this project is to build a gas powered go-kart that can compete in the KYSCCA autocross events at the L-Ville convention center.


Day 0 Friday July 8

Arrived at space with makership approved, plan to start fabricating frame for kart. Cut side frame rails: 4'2" long 1.5" diameter steel tubing. Found 2.5" tube for the back rail and a 1.575" tube for the front rail. Got sidetracked building battleship frame


Day 1 Saturday July 9

began welding frame using a tubeular template generator to notch out the metal. Basic rectangular frame finished.


Day 2 Sunday July 10

Went to a junkyard and salvaged the steering system out of a lawn tractor. Also went to Harbor freight and bought 2 10" wheels with 5/8" ball bearings


Day 3 Monday July 11

Removed 5/8" ball bearings from wheels to make room for either 3/4" bearings or solid hub for power transmission.