Life off the grid in the SW Texas desert. An experiment in sustainable living. NUMBERS AT THE END OF EACH BLOG POST: temp at 8PM,high temp,low temp,rainfall,wind conditions(CalmBreezyWindyGusty).
Sunday, October 24, 2010
Sunday was just too nice a day to slave over concrete. Chose another grounds keeping task instead - get the go kart running. It has been sitting in the same spot for over 6 months. Removed the gas tank and cleared all the lines and had to re-do the wiring for the radiator fan. After 4 hours of tinkering, it finally came to life...which is a miracle because the internal combustion engine is a complete mystery to me (but I'm learning). Put 4 miles on the odometer giving it a shake down run. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cSc5B83VfZI Last effort was to JB Weld a cap over the hole in the gas tank where the gas gauge rotted away. 69,83,53,0,B