7 ACCESSORIES AND TOOLS (THAT PREVENT DAMAGING THESE PARTS) TO BEST HANDLE ALL OF YOUR KART’S SCREWS AND THREADS
Most of the components of a kart are assembled and joined together by means of bolts, nuts, screws or studs. Items of negligible cost which, nevertheless, play a crucial role in the proper performance of your kart. These elements must be handled and adjusted with extreme care, taking into account several variables, such as the correct tightening force according to their specific use, or the vibrations (which are significant in karting and affect the wear and mechanical durability of these parts) to which they are subjected to. A stripped thread, a broken screw or a fitting that does not provide a proper seal, are anything but rare occurrences while working on a kart. For this reason, in this “Must Have” article, we will focus on identifying all those accessories that are useful to best handle these threaded parts, allowing you to solve any problem that may arise while you are setting up your kart, saving you time and money.
Note: As always, we also await input from the TKART community which, precisely through these “contributions” at the bottom of this article, can improve the selection of accessories to best handle your kart’s threads.