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I assembled most everything & took 'er for a test ride.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g2hGUzKdWd4

It rode very smooth & handled well.
The main things that caught my attention was the massive voltage drop (~5V) from a stop
…& also, the meter seems to show the amperage down to the tenths.
(but, without displaying a decimal point)
 

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Thanks, I designed & built the frame myself.
...the video in the first post is a slide show that shows most of the design & build.
Did you ever think about extending the nose out so you could put your legs out straight?

That's the #1 thing that shits me off about go-kart frames is I have to ride with my knees up in my ears. Since you have hand controls you could just make a little foot/ankle rest in front of you and have a more comfortable seating position.

Just food for thought. It looks like a great build.
 

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Yes, I have tried several styles.

Here is a kart I designed & built ~15 years ago

It ran on a V8 Chevy car starter motor & a 12V car battery

It was super loud & didn't last long.


Second pic is a few years later, after some paint
…& a 6.5HP Predator ICE engine


Now, I'm workin' on a go kart sized Aerial Atom
...it should have more room to stretch out.
 

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