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Posted by: Brian Santee - 09-02-2023, 01:56 PM - Forum: General - Replies (1)

Does anyone know who ran/had the website kartingarchives.com? It is down and if I had the files for the catalogs and ads I could host them to be searched and viewed again.

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  1979 Margay Pro-X II twin enduro
Posted by: Bruce Dabney - 08-11-2023, 11:24 AM - Forum: For Sale/Wanted - Replies (1)

1979 Margay Pro-X II  enduro kart. 2-Parilla TT-25s, Horstman clutches, RS-1 pipes, new PMC calipers, master cylinders, front hi hats. Remote brake bias adjust.

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  NOS Vintage West Bend racing kart engine 820 (134cc'c) Rokon
Posted by: Mark Loraine - 07-07-2023, 03:03 PM - Forum: For Sale/Wanted - No Replies

I am 8 miles away from the Southern Tier Expressway formerly known as Route 17, now designated as Interstate I-86 at the Casino Exit of the Seneca-Allegany Indian Reservation in Salamanca N Y. (14779)
google map:

It's easier for me to post this on Craigslist and leave the link here for details and pictures.


Member's here can private message me here on this site please and don't need to respond through Craigslist.

I posted one picture here of the engine with the head and Shroud off, just to show I can really do it.


Mark L.    ///    SWNY

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  Stone Cold's EPIC High-Speed Go Kart Race | Stone Cold Takes on America | A&E
Posted by: Mark Loraine - 07-05-2023, 05:56 PM - Forum: General - No Replies

"Stone Cold" Steve Austin takes on the runts of the racetrack in a high-speed kart race in this scene
 from Season 1, Episode 7.


It may be old, but I just found it on Youtube today.

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  Freeing stuck piston in WB820
Posted by: DeanRichards - 07-01-2023, 04:40 PM - Forum: General - Replies (2)

Good afternoon,
    I picked up a couple Chrysler/WB ultra lite motors the other day and one of the pistons seems to be stuck/froze up in the cylinder. What would be the best option on trying to get it freed up? I have been soaking it with WD but it doesn't want to break loose. Just don't want to be hammering on any parts. Appreciate any help. Thanks.

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Posted by: Tom Day - 06-06-2023, 09:37 PM - Forum: For Sale/Wanted - No Replies

I need the aluminum riser block that bolts to the stuffer end of the west bend 820 block then bolts to the slider mount on a sidewinder kart. Please pm me if you have one to sell.

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  Needed application and size for Wiseco 1013RS L Ring
Posted by: Mark Loraine - 05-21-2023, 04:41 PM - Forum: General - Replies (1)

Wondering if anyone has the Wiseco piston application chart for the old green envelope piston ring number 1013RS I have on-hand.
I am looking for the size of the ring primarily and engine application after.
These will be in the Foreign section.

Ultimately, I need a ring to fit a 50.10 mm Sirio piston I have for my ATK/Atomik Reed 100 cc engine.
Bore size as I recall was 50.18 mm at the top ridge.

I'd take 2 if anyone has them, but lets get the application of the above mentioned ring first please.

Thank You,

Mark L.  /  SWNY

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  West Bend 580 Air Filter?
Posted by: Terry Armstrong - 05-14-2023, 01:45 PM - Forum: General - Replies (1)

Has anyone found a replacement air filter like the original "Skinner Ribbon Air Filter"? They were used on many early chainsaws, lawnmowers and kart engines in the late 50's and early 60's like the West Bend.  I have the carburetor base plate, "tower" support and the end plate.  The filter element was about 1.4" - 1.5" inches in diameter and about 2.5" inches in length.  My 580 is going on a minibike.

So far I cannot find any small air filters this size that will work.  The Skinner filter is shown below on a Homelite chainsaw that was made from '59 - '61.  Thanks!

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  Johnson rings
Posted by: steve welte - 05-08-2023, 05:11 PM - Forum: General - No Replies

Made up some Johnson Rings (Ted Johnson) and ran them in my 49 over the weekend. They worked very well. Saw piston with stock 1/16" rings cut down to .030 face.

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  Cylinder Sleeves
Posted by: Brian Santee - 03-29-2023, 03:26 PM - Forum: For Sale/Wanted - Replies (1)

For sale Mc. 101 cylinder sleeves. $125.00 each plus shipping. P.M. with any questions.

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