One of the more common reasons for retirement from a race (apart from crashing!) is the rear bumper coming loose. In this weeks video, Derek at Power Republic shows how this can be addressed with the Kart Master Bumper Keeper kit.
Outside of brake failure, a stuck throttle is the last thing you want when driving a race kart. This week’s how-to video shows how to replace the throttle return spring that operates directly on the throttle shaft of a Tillotson carby.
The tyre is the only thing that puts performance from the kart to the ground. Setting the correct tyre pressure is critical for this to happen. This week, Derek at Power Republic talks rubber, pressures and various options to consider.
The seat in your kart is one of the most important tuning components as it affects weight distribution and chassis flex. This week, Power Republic has released an updated video showing various types of seat available for fitting into a racing kart chassis.