Go-carts used to be made of 5 by 10 cm (2 by 4 inch) boards and run by gravity or pushed by a friend or parent. Today's go-carts are made of lightweight metals and composite materials and powered by high-tech engines. Are you ready for this?
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Things you need
- Dreamcast Flag To Flag CART Racing
- Driving gloves
Decide what type of go-cart you want to build. Will you be track racing, or is this a toy for your kid?
Hook up with a reputable go-cart manufacturer like Kidd Karts.
Focus on safety, features, construction and extras that you may want to aid in performance or comfort.
Get started with the help of Briggs Racing. Read up on its Web site's Tech Tips and Tech Talk pages, which will help you build, maintain and upgrade your go-cart.
Tips and warnings
- Do your research ahead of time so you are prepared for the costs and time associated with go-carts.
- Go-carting is a dangerous sport that can result in injury and even death.