KT100 RH vs’s LH rotation

Jbknows

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So my friend has a enduro lay down and wants to sell me his KT 100 (fresh rebuilt) it’s a RH rotation but I would have to change it over to LH seeing my engine mounts on the left rear. I run a Horstman axle clutch.
Can someone tell me what all this will take? I have a spare engine that is like the one on the kart now that is a LH starter so I think I have the parts. Thanks in advance.
 

flattop1

Dawg 89
The one thing I do know .
If you turn the barrel around . You also have to turn the piston around .
Otherwise broken ring and attending damage .
 

nobozos

Member
Why would you turn the barrel around? Come on Tony, just turn the bottom end around ,plug the pulse line in the rear and relocate the pulse line to the front. Change to a clockwise rotor and you're done. Better yet an extension shaft and that's it. I hope I don't have my left and right mixed up . lol later Chuck.
 

Chris Cooper

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So my friend has a enduro lay down and wants to sell me his KT 100 (fresh rebuilt) it’s a RH rotation but I would have to change it over to LH seeing my engine mounts on the left rear. I run a Horstman axle clutch.
Can someone tell me what all this will take? I have a spare engine that is like the one on the kart now that is a LH starter so I think I have the parts. Thanks in advance.

Does your buddy use an extension shaft or drive from the PTO ?
 
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flattop1

Dawg 89
Why would you turn the barrel around? Come on Tony, just turn the bottom end around ,plug the pulse line in the rear and relocate the pulse line to the front. Change to a clockwise rotor and you're done. Better yet an extension shaft and that's it. I hope I don't have my left and right mixed up . lol later Chuck.
So the pipe goes out the back . I been wrong before . ;)
The extension shaft would be the simplest .
As stated depends which side its currently driving off .
 

flattop1

Dawg 89
Kinda a shame to disassemble a new build .
 

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flattop1

Dawg 89
I believe there are difference's in certain shafts on the ignition side .
Straight shaft and tapered shaft .
So that would be a consideration . If switching the flywheel and coil for clockwise rotation .
 
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flattop1

Dawg 89
So my friend has a enduro lay down and wants to sell me his KT 100 (fresh rebuilt) it’s a RH rotation but I would have to change it over to LH seeing my engine mounts on the left rear. I run a Horstman axle clutch.
Can someone tell me what all this will take? I have a spare engine that is like the one on the kart now that is a LH starter so I think I have the parts. Thanks in advance.
Change the flywheel . Plug and relocate the pulse line .
Rotate piston and jug 180*
You may need a special starter nut for the lefthand starter .
 
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