Showing posts from July, 2021

HPD GXH50 Valve Adjustment and GX Engine Carburetor Cleaning Guide

     How to adjust the valves on a Honda GXH50 Kid Kart engine.  Saving this for later.

July 18 at Adams Motorsports Park

  July 18th, Sunday seemed like a good day to go back to Adams.  I did a little bit of work to the kart, and it was a time to try it out again.  Mike, Chuck and Odi all came out with their kids.  Michaels kart also has the sticker upgrades. It was going to be another hot day, 99 is what it said, so we knew it was probably going to be an early day.  Michaels kart didn't seem to be that happy. I ended up cleaning the carb, and it was better, but still seemed a bit off. That carb is irritating me. Its the 2nd carb, I am leaving it drained. I tried some pure 92 no ethanol fuel. It still seems to be getting clogged up. Mike also speculated that I might have the oil level too high, and so that is acting as a bit of a governor. I drained some oil out of it, and it seemed to get some revs, but I still think its off.  It seemed to be missing a few mph in a straight line.  So Michael and Kai did come together at one point.  Michael was passing on the front straight section, basically right i

July 2nd at Adams Motorsports Park - Topkart

Michael sitting in front of the Ryobi 18v cooler fan Decided to go to the kart track before the 4th of July trip.  I just installed the Aim Mychron 5 dash onto the kart, and I wanted to try that out. Michael seems to be enjoying driving the kart, so we need to get some data to see where we are.   I knew it was going to be hot. Adams is running night practice on Tuesday and Thursday, but honestly the temperature difference night to early in the morning is about the same.  So decided to go to the track on July 2nd, Friday.  Stay until we melted.  Some learning moments in that video.  Our setup at the track. You need a tent/shade out in Riverside.  We were the only ones at the track for a few hours. Michael went out and drove around for a bit.  Then after a few hours, Ivan and Adam came to the track. Adams kart just got a Honda 50 on it, and it was pretty healthy and quick.  Best lap was a 1:12.1 AIM Racestudio Analysis However, the kart kept tossing the chain.  Fun with use