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This classic "Yerf Dog" gets a new life


 

 



The Yerf Dog kart is a classic

They still makem! Yerf-Dog webpage
 

The Torque Converter transmission is best suited for a trail kart. (It does need a new belt every year)

Good on grass, dirt or gravel

 

Oversized knobby rear tires ensure a solid grip


Mandatory Kill Switch below steering wheel
 



New Harbor Freight 6.5HP Engine and Torque Converter



Here we mount a movie camera to film a high speed circuit around the back forty.

Attempting to make a U-Tube video similar to this one view video
 

 Caught by a game camera crossing the new bridge

Another gamecam shot: crossing new bridge

 

 

 Crossing the big culvert in a cloud of dust

 

Chased by an angry dog

 



Around the driveway

 



 Up a hill to the main trail

 

Navigating the lower bog trail
 



 Test ride to check the new brakes

 



Still trying to make a movie.
Camera duct-taped to drivers chest for this try.

It didn't work. Camera kept trying to find an auto-focus point. That's why the "GoPro" types work. They're set to focus on infinity. Here's a chinese clone for $60, its on my christmas list.

 



Always make sure the seat belt is fastened
 



Steering is very close-coupled, like a race car




Late afternoon drive up the mountain
 



Views were stunning

New driver getting some last-minute driving tips


 

   
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11/30/17