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    Hi Guys.My First post.I have this go cart/bar stool racer I built about 10 yrs ago and I want to try and scratch build it.I just started scratch building about 3 weeks ago and have 3 cars done so far.So i,m thinking about building 2 versions and making them wheel standers.I,m thinking of mounting the motor some- what vertical to simulate an engine cylinder and make the front lift easier.I want to do one with 2 motors to simulate a V twin. I did a quick drawing to help explain what I'm trying to do.I realize I need to get two matching motors.So here is what I,m hoping someone can help with,for the twin version I am hoping there are 2 different motor brackets that one will fit inside the other.This would be easier than trying to fit 2 of the same size brackets together. I have searched for dimensions with no luck.looking at Slotcar corners site they show 6 different brackets under 1/24 parts by type.I am wondering if JK F1/Indy Motor Bracket would fit inside the JK D3 Motor Bracket. Thankx-Dan Click image for larger version

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  • #2
    Go cart has 13hp Honda clone with a CVT drive,Disk brake from old Suzuki street bike.Wheelie bars added after first ride.


    • #3
      I use the JK F1 motor bracket a lot for 1/24 and 1/32 scratch builds. It measures 3/4" wide.

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      Never used the JK D3 bracket but likely wider.

      Have you checked out PCH Parts Express at for their parts? Great selection for the scratch builder. A recommendation of chrisguyw, builder of some exquisite chassis and slot cars.



      • Dan
        Dan commented
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        The JK D3 is 1 inch wide,so the JK F1 should work with it. Thankx -Dan

    • #4
      Slot Car Corner has a nice selection of scratch building parts in their 1/24th section, including the motor bracket.


      • #5
        built one,next thing ya know i'm on my 3rd Click image for larger version

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          1 minute video on my face book page

          Last edited by HRW Chief Toiler; February 16, 2020, 09:37 AM.


          • #7
            Wow! With that rear weight bias and power level, they must wheelie all day long.

            Look pretty fun to run.

            Nice tinkering.



            • #8
              M y Grandson and I are having a lot of fun with them-check out the 1 min video on my facebook page, I put a link


              • #9
                I bet those are hard on the stomach when you drive them with all the laughing that must be going on. Great job.


                • #10
                  Did you say you just started scratch building????? Wow! Leaps & Bounds ahead of many.........
                  Dave J
                  Millstadt, Illinois


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                    • #12
                      Very cool project and results. You have excellent scratch building skills.

                      However, as someone with a lot of experience doing head injury research I seriously suggest you NEVER ride the full sized bar stool cart without a certified helmet and/or roll cage. Even good helmets can't prevent concussions, but they can typically prevent cracked skulls. When head makes contact with pavement, head loses every time. Be careful.


                      • #13
                        Cool. curious where'd you get the drivers?


                        • Dan
                          Dan commented
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                          I live in BC Canada and got them at DOLLARAMA-not sure if their in the States -A star wars figure named POE for 5 bucks.he,s a pilot.I think his helmet and suit make him pass for a driver.

                      • #14
                        OH BALLS...THAT IS JUST FREAKIN' COOOOOOOOL!!! Awesome scratchers there
                        TOM...HOME RACING GOO GOO!!!
                        Warren, Ohio


                        • #15
                          Great work, fun to watch