Photos of DIY Classic Go Kart Version 1.0

Here are photos of version 1.0 build of a classic go kart

 


retroman80s | 7/12/2018 10:21:30 PM | 633 views
Classic Go Kart
  • Wood 
    Wood

    Using 2x4 wood. I've cut a 4 feet piece for the lenght of the go kart. Two pieces of 2.5 feet of wood for the width of the go kart

  • L Brackets 
    L Brackets

    I've used L brackets to hold the bicycle wheels

  • L bracket with the bicycle wheel 
    L bracket with the bicycle wheel

    I'm trying out the L bracket with the bicycle wheel

  • Classic go kart layout 
    Classic go kart layout

    I've screwed on 2 L bracket for each of the 2.5 feet pieces. The left side will be the front of the go kart and the right side will be the back of the go kart.

  • Back of go kart 
    Back of go kart

    Using 4 pieces of 3 inch screws to hold the back together

  • Back of go kart 
    Back of go kart

    I've screwed in a couple blocks of wood to the back of the go kart. These blocks is hold the base plate for the seat.

  • Base plate for the seat 
    Base plate for the seat

  • Screwing down the base plate 
    Screwing down the base plate

    Using 2 inch screws to screw down the base plate to the blocks.

  • Go kart frame 
    Go kart frame

    This is what it looks like with the base plate screwed onto the go kart.

  • Front steering of the classic go kart 
    Front steering of the classic go kart

    On the front of the go kart, I've drilled a hole for the 4 inch bolt for the basic classic steering system of the go kart.

  • Putting together the steering system 
    Putting together the steering system

    Feed the bolt through the hole, then put 2 washer.

  • Finishing the steering for the go kart 
    Finishing the steering for the go kart

    Feed the other wood though the bolt. Added another washer with 2 nuts to finish off the steering.

  • Added 4 tires 
    Added 4 tires

    Screw on the 4 tires to the go kart

  • Steering block 
    Steering block

    Added another block of wood for the steering to prevent it from over steering.

  • Foot rest 
    Foot rest

    Next I've screwed on the foot rest for the go kart.

  • The classic go kart hand brakes 
    The classic go kart hand brakes

    Used a small piece of wood, cut an angle on one end. Screwed it into the side of the cart with a couple of washers in between. I've added an addition screw to keep the handle of the hand brake raise a little so that you can grab it.

  • Circle screw eye 
    Circle screw eye

    Screw a circle screw eye on each side of the steering wood of the go kart.

  • Steering rope 
    Steering rope

    I've used some yellow rope and tied it to the circle screw eye for the steering.

  • Finishing touches 
    Finishing touches

    Found old princess cushion seat and added it to the go cart for some comfort. This pretty much completes the DIT Classic go kart verion 1.0 build. Now the fun part begins, test driving.

  • DIY Classic Go Kart Version 1.0 
    DIY Classic Go Kart Version 1.0

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