Off Road Go Kart / Mini-Sand Rail
This page describes my quest to find a father-son project that will give my son some passion about learning to use tools and build things. It’s just at the idea-gathering stage so far.
Wouldn’t something like this be mighty fine?
Sand Storm 250CC
Cute lil booger ain’t it?
Catchin’ some air!
Badland Buggies: Knock-down chassis and lots of other parts.
Berrien Buggy Frames and Bodies: Mostly full size sand rail items.
BMI Karts: Parts, lots of CNC’d stuff.
Desert Karts: A little more extreme sand rails, not quite full sized.
Girard Precision: Frames.
Gokart Galaxy: Parts.
Gokart Supply Corp.: Parts.
JMH Karts: Bullfrog is a nice looking kart. Free plans, parts, etc.
MXK Racing: Kart parts.
Northern Tool: Parts. Great prices!
Pro Sandbox: Based on “Ninja” motorcyle engines. Just a set of plans.
RNR Fabrication: Parts for building karts.
Sand Bullet: Really slick sand rails.
Small Engine Warehouse: Just what it sounds like.
http://www.go-ev.com/gh-gokart.html (electric go kart)
http://www.diyden.net/ (download plans, lots of ideas and concepts)
http://buggie-frenzy.8k.com/index.html (nice off-road buggy build up)
http://www.kcplus.com/catalog.asp (parts dealer)
http://www.kartbuilding.net/index.html (hub w/ lots o’ links)
http://forum.doityourself.com/archive/index.php/f-102.html (big forum)
http://www.diynetwork.com/diy/shows_wkm/episode/0,2046,DIY_14348_26864,00.html (TV episode on building a kart)
http://www.bbssystem.com/viewtopic.php?t=956 (3-phase light bulb’s buggy)
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