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willyD 04-26-2019 11:42 AM

Wheelbarrow tub Go Kart
 
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I'm trying to get my girl into rodding a bit or at least to start learning about cars. She has a little off the shelf go kart that she has fun with so we decided to build a kart from scratch this year. I had seen some karts done with wheelbarrow tubs as bodies that came out looking like mini t-buckets that I thought were cool so that's what we're going with. Here's the mock up and start of the frame.

bob w 04-26-2019 12:04 PM

That's cool, Willie. Your daughter is a lucky girl.

skull 04-26-2019 12:33 PM

very neat[cl

later:cool:

sgtpontiac 04-26-2019 01:04 PM

Looks great.... I agree she's a lucky girl... sorry Hot rod Girl... :D

Torchie 04-26-2019 01:58 PM

Very Cool.
When I was but a wee fatherless lad, my brother and I got the brainstorm to attach a 3-1/2 hp Briggs and Stratton lawn mower engine to the back of a Radio Flyer red wagon. Direct belt drive so we could push start it. Stopped it by grounding out the plug.:eek::D
Bent up a conduit frame and everything to mount the engine.
It was a straight line screamer, but not great on the turning thing.:eek: :p [ddd
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Torchie

old28 04-26-2019 06:21 PM

Very Cool Hot Rod WheelBarrow Tub [cl[;)[P

Pictures as the build moves on :cool:

kenny c 04-26-2019 07:00 PM

Great idea. glad to see she is into it. Teach her to weld, she'll be good at it and have a great sense of accomplishment. [;)[cl[P

DozerII 04-27-2019 05:42 AM

I'm in, this will be cool. [P[P[P

willyD 04-27-2019 08:48 AM

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We made a little progress on the kart last night. We cut the end out of the tub and pinched it about 3 inches in the front to get the lines looking a little better and to get it fitting the frame better. Next itís on to mounting the tub.

Torchie 04-27-2019 08:50 AM

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Torchie


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