Can I put a motorcycle engine in a go-kart?

Can I put a motorcycle engine in a go-kart?

We are talking about 4-stroke 600cc engines of course since 2-stroke 600cc will make way too much power for any go-kart. There are no racing classes for go-karts with these engines, these karts are only built for fun. The engines you can use for this build are Yamaha YZF-R6 or even a Suzuki 750.

How much is a motor go-kart?

The average go-kart costs between $1,500 to $2,500. However, you’ll need to understand that there are many types of go-karts and each go-kart type has a different price range. For example, a pedal go-kart for a kid can cost as low as $150, whereas a professional high-end adult racing go-kart can cost up to $10,000.

How fast does a 420cc engine go?


Predator 212 Predator 420
Type Hemi / Non-Hemi Hemi / Non-Hemi
Top Speed 25 – 35 mph 30 – 50 mph
Cycle 4-Stroke 4-Stroke
Output 6.5 hp 13 hp

How much does a go-kart engine Cost?

Price. Go-kart engines have a very wide price range, depending on the features that it offers and the performance of the engine. There are beginner engines that start at around $140, intermediate engines that start at about $220 and professional engines that start at about $350.

What parts would I need to build a go-kart?

Main parts of a go kart:

  • Chassis.
  • Engine and transmission.
  • Seat.
  • Steering.
  • Brakes.
  • Wheels.
  • Bumpers.
  • Kill switches.

What kind of steel is used for go-karts?

AISI 4130 (chromoly) is a low-alloy steel that contains 1% chromium and 0.2% molybdenum, which act as strengthening agents. This steel alloy is known to be the best material for go-kart frames, due to its high yield strength, tensile strength and hardness.

What is the ideal engine for a go kart?

Razor Dune Buggy. Razor is one of the biggest names in youth transportation.

  • Hauck Sirocco Racing Go-Kart. Hauck makes an excellent pedal-powered go-kart,and this is one that we had to cover on our list.
  • Radio Flyer Ultimate Go-Kart.
  • Hauck Batmobile Pedal Go-Kart.
  • TrailMaster MINI XRX Kart.
  • Hauck Nerf Battle Racer Pedal Go-Kart.
  • How do you put an engine in a go kart?

    Install your motor mount. Make sure your motor mount slots allow your engine to slide forward slightly,and then tack the mount into place.

  • Attach the throttle cable guide tab. About 4″ away from the middle of the throttle pedal bolt hole,weld this tab to your kart on a 45 degree angle.
  • Put in the brake rod guide tab.
  • Bend your brake rod into shape.
  • What engine should I get for my Go Kart?

    Front A-arms assembly

  • Mainframe assembly
  • Steering system assembly
  • Drive axle assembly
  • The “guts” of the go-kart
  • How to set up a go kart engine?

    The reverse gearbox should be mounted tightly onto a bracket or plate.

  • The gearbox input shaft is connected to the driven pulley of the torque converter (usually with a bearing)
  • The gearbox output shaft is connected to the rear axle via a sprocket (usually included in the gearbox kit)