Parolin Alignment

In this video, Derek from Power Republic is talking about the caster/camber adjustment system on the Parolin chassis (that’s also found on the KR/WPK/FA/DAP-family of karts) and demonstrating how to adjust it.

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Build Your Own Kart

Alan Dove is back working on a project he started three years ago – to build his own kart chassis from scratch. This video includes some practice bending, notching and welding chassis tube.

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Karting News Briefs

Club news, Driver news, RIPs, Event news, Industry news – words, photos and videos… click through to see what’s been happening.

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TaG Restricted Dyno Test

This week the Power Republic dyno has been busy evaluating 125cc engines in TaG Restricted configuration, specifically the Vortex Rok GP against the IAME X30.

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Kart Republic WPK Brake Rebuild

This week, Derek at Power Republic is rebuilding the brake system on a Kart Republic WPK chassis – master cylinder and calliper plus new pads and fluid.

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DAP Restoration – Part 4

Video – The chassis has been powder coated, the chrome parts have been re-chromed and the new floor tray looks sweet! Re-assembly begins…

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Anti-Slip Axle Keys

DPE has released a handy new product: anti-slip axle keys that prevent the rear hubs from moving in.

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DAP/Rotax Resto – Part 3

The Power Republic DAP restoration continues with this part 3 video, rebuilding the 100cc rotary valve Rotax engine!

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DAP Resto – The Rotax Engine

Episode 2 of the Power Republic DAP kart restoration is the tear-down of the 100cc Rotax rotary valve engine. Take a look at what Derek finds inside!

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Track Test: Arrow X6.2

Like the look of the new Arrow? Leigh Cocker at Vital Karting puts the Arrow X6.2 chassis through its paces with a track test at Bolivar.

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Twist Sprockets

These premium twist sprockets are made to save time, effort and frustration when changing gearing on karts with inboard drive engines – no more removing axles or cut two-piece sprockets!

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Karting’s First Owner Manual?

Is this the first owner’s manual in karting? Back in 1988, Drew Price Engineering (DPE) released its most successful chassis to date, the iconic Demon X8.

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Fast Adjusters for KR Karts

The latest version of Fast Adjusters is available to suit the Kart Republic range of senior chassis, ie Kart Republic, FA Alonso, Will Power and DAP.

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Rear Bar Retainer

Don’t get DQ’d due to the rear bumper coming adrift – install a Bumper Keeper Kit!

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Mini ROK Updates for KNSW Competitors

Karting NSW has made changes to the technical regulations for the Vortex Mini ROK engine, including the rollback of the mandated spark plug rule and an increase of the maximum restrictor size.

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Video: Problem Solving On The Run

Derek from Power Republic is back on track and problem solving on the run as he shows a newcomer how to get the most from a series of practice sessions.

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All-Brand Chassis Repairs

Did you know that DPE Kart Superstore offers a chassis straightening and repair service for ALL brands of race kart?

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DAP Track Test & Review

VIDEO – Kart Republic recently revived the DAP name and now there’s a bunch of them racing in Australia. To see how fast they are, Leigh Cocker did a track test and review for his Vital Karting channel.

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Video: Karting Q&A

Here’s a big Q&A session with Derek at Power Republic. It covers a wide range of questions, from driving to maintenance to tuning!

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Plumbing The Radiator

Here’s the low-down and handy tips on fitting all the bits that go between the engine and the radiator on a water-cooled engine, in this case an IAME X30.

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Tech: Operating The Mini ROK Without Fuel Return

With the recent KA re-homologation of the Vortex Mini ROK engine stipulating the carburettor cannot have a fuel return line fitted (as per the international Mini ROK regulations), some parents will need to make some adjustments to their Cadet driver’s engine.

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How To: IAME Radiator Installation

In this video, Dez is talking X30 radiator installation – what comes in the kit from IAME, tips on fitting it to the chassis plus what he uses from New Line to upgrade the support bracket.

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Mini ROK Re-Homologation

A number of regulation changes have been applied to the Cadet classes using the Vortex Mini ROK engine, several of which will be enforced this weekend.

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Tech: X30 & KA100 Coils

There have been occasions where the coils have burned out on KA100 and X30 engines. It seems an unsteady earth connection is the problem and this should be checked as part of regular kart maintenance.

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