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Fuel/Oil Separation

Posted by Lynn Haddock on

Recently we have had a few reports of fuel / oil separation. All of these came from area's where the weather is still quite cold (below 40 degrees). While these reports have been very isolated, we want to remind everyone of a couple of basic practices to help avoid problems in this regard:

  • Never leave mixed fuel in the tank overnight. It should always be drained back into a sealed container.
  • Mixed fuel should always be stored in the warmest available place.
  • Mixed fuel should always be vigorously shaken before pouring into the karts tank.

Please remember, the ELF 909 oil we use is an SAE-50 weight so extra care needs to be taken to ensure a good mix is attained.

IAME X30 Roller Bearings - Technical Discussion

With all the recent discussion taking place about the new roller bearings for the IAME X30, it's time to explain a few things about them. First and foremost, they are not a performance gain. This style bearing has been used in the shifter engines for some time now where the abuse is extreme. The results were very [...]

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Official Statement From IAME USA Regarding 2021 Updates To New X30 Pipe And X30 Configuration

As many may remember, with the reconfiguration of the IAME distribution in North America in 2014, we put forth a commitment to freeze the engine configuration for seven years. This coming 2021 racing season will be our seventh year (*after a one-year grace period for COVID-19.) We have listened to our engine builders and customers [...]

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KA100 Airbox Tubes - Notice

Earlier this year, the USA IAME importers received a shipment of KA100 engines with faulty air box tubes installed. A few were actually illegal, many are very close. (tube internal diameter) It was not a large number, but since this was done by an outside supplier to IAME without their knowledge, it is not possible to [...]

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Official Statement From IAME USA Regarding Future of Platform Updates Beginning in 2021 Season

As many may remember, with the reconfiguration of the IAME distribution in North America in 2014, we put forth a commitment to freeze the engine configuration for seven years. This coming 2020 racing season will be our seventh year, and we would like to introduce some of the developments we have in the pipeline for [...]

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SKUSA Confirms IAME 175 SSE as the Feature Pro Class at SuperNationals 23 and Reveals Special Engine Rental Opportunities

Superkarts! USA today confirmed that the IAME 175 SSE will be the headlining class at SuperNationals 23 in Las Vegas. The announcement comes on the heels of growing support for the 175 SSE class and increasing adoption rates by teams and drivers in North America. To kick off the debut of the class format as a [...]

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TILLOTSON HB-15A CARBURETOR SCREWS ADVISEMENT / ASSEMBLY CLARIFICATION

It has come to our attention that some HB-15A carburetors may have the Low Speed and High Speed Adjustment screws assembled in reverse. It is advised for all competitors to check both adjustment screws to confirm they are in the correct location as shown below. The taper at the tip of the Low Speed screw [...]

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Superkarts! Usa Confirms First Shipment Of Iame Sse To United States And Limited Introductory Pricing

After months of development and fine tuning, IAME USA West today confirmed the initial shipment of the long awaited IAME SSE. The first units are expected to arrive in the United States as early as next week. Orders will begin immediate fulfillment in the order they were received, with boxes leaving the IAME USA West [...]

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SKUSA and IAME USA Outline Release for Long Awaited SKUSA ‘SSE’ Spec 175cc Shifter Engine

Superkarts! USA (SKUSA), in conjunction with IAME USA and IAME S.P.A., are excited to announce details of the long awaited release of the SKUSA shifter engine (SSE). The powerplant has been in development for several months with multiple iterations, developments, and improvements along the way. Both IAME and SKUSA couldn’t be more excited for the [...]

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