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"I recently took my motor off the kart to do some cleaning and maintenance on both motor and chassis. However, upon remounting everything, the starter …"

Posted in Animal/206 Engine Questions by dagee22

"I added a lighting coil to a new animal engine. I just installed the animal with the coil already installed. There is a red wire coming from the coil …"

Posted in Animal/206 Engine Questions by Db

"New to forum and lo206 forum. Not sure where the temp sensor goes, above, below or in place of plug gasket. Sounds silly but my rotax is a sensor …"

Posted in Animal/206 Engine Questions by DaveG

vent filter on oil breather catch container?

I've seen a few catch containers with filters on them. For LO206 engines, is it a necessary/useful to have a vent filter on the oil breather catch container? Forum: Animal/206 Engine Questions

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LO206 won't even fire with starting fluid?

Recently purchased our first lo206 (used....wondering if a mistake). After mounting, pushed gas up to the carb and tried to start. No luck. Removed plug and able to visibly see spark at the plug …

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How to get people interested in LO206 class?

Any ideas of how to promote the class to grow karting at a track? I've tried posting ads on Craigslist. We have a total of 6 karts now after 2 years. My son and I just started this summer. I am …

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Down on power?

I had my last club race this last weekend and it was quite frustrating. I seemed way down on power compared to my competitors and had nothing for them on the straightaways. My dad and my buddy said …

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Gen 1 WF

I'm buying an older Rocket kart with 1st gen WF. Engine runs and sounds great but I really have no clue what to expect. What would be the first thing to do other than changing oil and plug? Clutch is …

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Low Horsepower Compared to Other Engines?

I'm curious why a Briggs makes less power than a comparably sized motorcycle engine. For example, I own a 150cc Suzuki Raider scooter that makes 16 horsepower from the factory. By boring and stroking …

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Mychron temp ring

New to forum and lo206 forum. Not sure where the temp sensor goes, above, below or in place of plug gasket. Sounds silly but my rotax is a sensor plug that screws in a specific hole in the head. …

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Mychron temp sensor

New to forum and lo206 forum. Not sure where the temp sensor goes, above, below or in place of plug gasket. Sounds silly but my rotax is a sensor plug that screws in a specific hole in the head. …

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Issues with Starter Pull Cord

I recently took my motor off the kart to do some cleaning and maintenance on both motor and chassis. However, upon remounting everything, the starter pull cord now has a lot of resistance in it. I'll …

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Wiring lighting coil wires to existing polaris wires

I added a lighting coil to a new animal engine. I just installed the animal with the coil already installed. There is a red wire coming from the coil that then plugs into a yellow wire on voltage …

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Help please!

Looking for some help! Im a begginner and I am building a kart! I was wondering what engine and gearing i would need in a single seat kart for a 200lb person to get to 50 mph in a reasonable amount …

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LO206 Engine Looses 30%+ on Leakdown Test

Tested 3 different heads and all the same 30+%. Then I tested the same 3 heads on another LO206 block and they were all loosing 1.5% to 2%. Air is coming out of the push rod holes on the bad block, …

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Thor vs. T4 Oil?

Can you switch from Thor to Briggs 4T? Or is this a problem? Interested in a used motor that was run on Thor. I have no local source and run 4T in our other engines. Don't want to get something …

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