Home Made GoKart with Steering Wheel

Here is my first attempt at a vertical steering wheel go kart.

Axel purchased from Bunnings. Body sits on a flat piece of chip board. Fairly heavy duty.

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This was the challenging part. I used a long bolt for the upright. Notice the wheels are lowered to avoid hitting the bottom of the cart.

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The steering wheel uses a lock nut. On version 3, I will remove the washer and chisel grooves for the nut to sit in the wood. At present it turns with heavy use. What I really need is a washer that has spikes to hold the wood.

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Two bolts prevent slippage. Make sure these are tight.

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Extra bolts required because the wheels were too high.

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The finished product. I just screwed a chair on the top and voila. A DIY home made go kart with steering wheel!

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