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by Bob Preston
Wed Nov 04, 2009 3:11 pm
Forum: Yamaha
Topic: New to Karting
Replies: 8
Views: 4317

Re: New to Karting

Kevin, I started last year myself and ran some Sr sportsman and then heavy and once in master can class. To me after having tried all three I do not think it would have made any difference which class I started in so I would say start in the class that suits your weight. I am 185-190lbs and had to r...
by Bob Preston
Sat Apr 04, 2009 6:10 am
Forum: Yamaha
Topic: Gearing
Replies: 7
Views: 4385

Thanks George...as I recall, you got the spot back on the way out.
by Bob Preston
Wed Apr 01, 2009 7:32 am
Forum: Yamaha
Topic: Gearing
Replies: 7
Views: 4385

Shae, I agree with Lori, handling and resulting corner speed is important and directly related to track conditions. I suggest that you have several gears availible and start testing them on a practice day (I have sizes that are two teath apart). I started with the largest, run eight or so laps and c...
by Bob Preston
Fri Mar 27, 2009 3:40 pm
Forum: Yamaha
Topic: 4 hole can to pipe questions.
Replies: 4
Views: 3275

Rich, They may have been indicating the legnth of the header and the connector (flex) tubing. I have seen a short and long header so based on what you have it would make a difference in the legnth of the connector. I would reccomend testing a few different legnths to see what works best for your set...