Drift Kart

Homemade 13 HP Kart with a custom pneumatic shifting mechanism.

Homemade 13 HP Kart with a custom pneumatic shifting mechanism.

Specification

  • Top-speed: 55 km/h
  • Weight: 215 kg
  • Brakes:
    • Rear: Drum brake
    • Front: 2x Hydraulic disc brake
  • Suspension: Rear swing arm only
  • Features:
    • 120 W Headlight
    • Compressed air system
    • 400 W Alternator
    • 2-Speed transmission
    • Snow-chains available
    • Pneumatically actuated choke

Components

Engine

  • Name: Lifan OHV
  • Type: 4-Stroke
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Number of cylinders: 1
  • Cooling: Air cooled
  • Power: 13 HP at 3600 rpm
  • Torque: 23 Nm at 2500 rpm
  • Displacement: 389 ccm
  • Attachment: Centrifugal clutch in oil-bath
  • Features:
    • Electric starter
    • Pull starter

Drivetrain

  • Custom 2 speed transmission using v-belts
  • Pneumatic belt tensioners

Mechanical

  • 4x Quad tires
  • Quad rear axle

Videos

YouTube video (2017)


Winter

Winter drive

2017.12

Snowtube fun

2021.01.09

Tub

2021.03.19

Fun on ice

2018.03.03

Winch

Wakeboarding

2018.08.05

Fails

Tire loss

2021.02.08

One tire

Crash with winch

2018.08.04

Also see fails page for various other crashes with this kart.

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