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Old 05-15-2009, 06:28 PM   #1
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ok so i wrecked my car a couple months ago and i still have it (the entire car) nothing was damaged to the drive train it was rear end comtact with a pole.
so what i want to do is take the motor and everything related and mount it to some kind of go-kart.
i know im gonna need custom mounts,axles,fuel lines and much more. my main question is what all in the harness am i gonna need to make the engine run normally. im gonna need ecu, main harnesses, ignition/key, fuel pump related stuff, i want to get the obd2 plug and for the gauges to work also. another thing is how the pats system works and where is it?? im sure there are a couple more little things but i mainly need to know about the wiring harness.

and i know some real good fabricators and car gurus to help me out.


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Old 05-15-2009, 11:14 PM   #2
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Contact Mike at Hilbish about the PATS system.
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i think that would b wicked...i have a buddy with a go cart for sale, but he wont seperate the motor that comes with it. he wants 2200 for the racing go cart, i think a couple motors, tons of gears and tires and wheels and whatnot but if u interested let me know.
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the only part of the go kart i really need is the front half. the rear is gonna have to be rebuilt for the extra width and added weight.
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i was looking into doing the same a while back. the cost i estimeated to be around 4k. not to mention the weight factor. I was looking into doing a turbocharged sled motor. much quicker as its about 100 lbs lighter and is a CVT. but if you got the dough, then go for it!! and i want to see a build thread!!! lol
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4k? u can pick up go karts (big ones not small shifters) for a couple hundred and then maybe a couple hundred in extra tubing. i know ppl for fabricating that i have talked to already.
it doesnt neet to be boosted or need any special tuning its gonna way to fast with stock power output.
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we were looking at fabricating everything, from scratch, we already have access to steal and welding, if you can find a cart big enough to run this setup, then it wil probably expensive, but if you can find one, then ur set!!!
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Get a rail buggy frame, you can get those left and right on craigslist around where I live. My rail buggy was stout to have a 1600. If I lauched right it would pull the front tires a little off the ground. With a turbo'd zetec, I'm you sure would be baller.
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