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Old July 29th, 2011, 04:21 PM   #1
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Default 5HP Briggs on a gokart

Picked up a 5hp engine for the kids to cruise around with. Engine runs great and comes off of a rototiller. Engine is clean and fairly new. The only issue is when I make a hard left turn, it stalls. I'm thinking the gas in the tank is sliding to one side, and disrupting the pickup. I could put more gas in it, but then it will leak a bit from the cap, and I dont want my kids riding with a leaky tank.

Does anyone have any suggestions? I was thinking maybe some foam in the tank, but its been forever since I had anything to do with these B&S.
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Old July 29th, 2011, 04:26 PM   #2
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get a gas cap.
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Old July 29th, 2011, 04:34 PM   #3
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get a gas cap.
thats to easy of a fix... tear it down and rebuild it
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Click to View Search Results for go+kart+stall+when+i+turn+left Google: go+kart+stall+when+i+turn+left
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Lol, my post is like the fourth one down. Fail.

Despite the smartass responses, a cap wont necessiarilly fix it. I was hoping someone with experience would reply. I figured at least some of the nascar guys would have this one nailed. :) (turning left and stalling)
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Old July 30th, 2011, 08:23 AM   #6
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generally there is like spongy foam in the tank to stop it from sloshing side to side for and aft so much. does yours have the foam? also a good gas cap should allow you to be able to darn near flip it without a problem.
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"YOUR GO-KART STALLS JUST RAISE YOUR HAND FOR ASSISTANCE "
This was the #1 search result, I would try that.
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put a longer pickup for fuel in the tank. should take less than a dollar in material and like 20 minutes
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Just don't turn left.
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put a longer pickup for fuel in the tank. should take less than a dollar in material and like 20 minutes
and put a heavy metal t fitting on the end of the pickup so it flops around with the fuel
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does it do it with a full tank? maybe your float needs to be adjusted in the carb.
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