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Old 05-05-2003, 18:39   #1 (permalink)
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Hi everyone, I have just dusted off my ol racing go-kart and I am keen as to take it out for a spin on a regular basis, however I don't have too many people to run of the tracks except for maybe Russellw who is keen to buy one and try to run me off the track (Greg Murphy style). If anyone is keen on looking into this cheap hobby and would like to testdrive one prior to considering getting into it, either reply to this thread or send me a PM. Go-karting = awesome fun...

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Old 05-05-2003, 19:43   #2 (permalink)
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I agree. One day I've gotta have a go. Especially after out doing Seton at lhis own dirty tricks during last year's raid. AP the Enforcer!!!!
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Old 05-05-2003, 20:20   #3 (permalink)
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go karting is the best fun you can have sitting down ;-)

when i go you pay for like 20mins worth and you think it wont be enough..but i tell ya im usually pretty tired after it.

I dont want to bag anyone out...but ive been to a few tracks in my time but the one in geelong near the Caltex servo is a shocker. I dont mind bumps but this thing has pot-holes all over the first corner, and that the part where your going the fastest.

all in all its just ace!!
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Old 05-05-2003, 20:36   #4 (permalink)
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I agree. One day I've gotta have a go. Especially after out doing Seton at lhis own dirty tricks during last year's raid. AP the Enforcer!!!!
Yeah, thats right AP. I heard you beat Seton and finished in 16th position.. LOL
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Old 05-05-2003, 22:31   #5 (permalink)
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Yeah, thats right AP. I heard you beat Seton and finished in 16th position.. LOL
All that matters is I beat his sorry Ford Credit ar... Oh sorry - there I go again... He was great fun (AP dusts off diplomacy hat )
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Old 05-05-2003, 22:32   #6 (permalink)
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there is only 1 thing better than go-karting

thats offroad gokarting in the rain with bald tyres!
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Old 05-05-2003, 22:33   #7 (permalink)
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Pete had a good go at Glen. Too bad his overal position was lower.
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Old 05-05-2003, 23:11   #8 (permalink)
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Were they hired gokarts, or the real deal?
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Hired clappers!
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Old 05-06-2003, 00:17   #10 (permalink)
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I'de buy another one gadget, but i've just sold mine to purchase a particular vehicle.

Besides, i'll just use yours, i cut 2 secs off your lap time around todd rd in the rotax anyway!

For anyone considering buying one, do it. Very good fun, not just the driving, but the challenge of setting up the kart. Tyres, toe settings, chassis, seats, engine, track width, and exhaust settings all contribute to putting down fast times. Very exhilerating if you've got a decent 2-stroke and a good track
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