Harbor Freight Ghost 212: How can it help karting?

Harbor Freight Ghost 212: How can it help karting?

For a few years now, Harbor Freight's Ghost 212 engine has been just that, a ghost. The rumors that Harbor Freight was making a karting-specific variation of its popular 212cc engines have been highly debated on social media and 4-cycle karting
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2022 Small Engine Builder's Dyno Challenge

The 2022 Small Engine Builder's Dyno Challenge is an organized Dyno Competition for small industrial based engines used in mini bike and kart racing. This years challenge had many new builders and more than one record breaker. Find out what some of the best small racing engines make on the Heartbreaker dyno.
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EC's Heavy Duty Blower Housing

EC Heavy Duty Blower Housing for Tillotson, WIldCat, Predator, and Clone Engines Here at EC's, we are putting in constant effort, raising the bar for small engines and engine components performance. 
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First Tillotson Race and Problems Starting

The Tillotson engine has had startup problems that make the engine difficult to start and idle. EC Carburetors with decades of experience developing and designing 4-cycle diaphragm carburetors have a solution with small changes to the engine and a blueprint calibration that will help the engine start, idle, and perform far better than it has stock. 

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The New 236R Engine Kit: The Pathway to Innovation

Since the fall of 2015, we have been consumed with R&D and innovative projects. Our new products are now finally falling into place with our latest engine package. 
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EC Tech Review: What's the difference in the 228R vs the 225R Engines?

Ever wonder what comes in the 225R or 225RS engines? Now with the 228R built by EC Carburetor what makes it different from the Tillotson 225 engines?
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EC Tech Review: HL-334WX, The Engine Builder's Carburetor

The HL-334WX has been selling since the early 2000s. We're writing this article to explain some of the histories behind the purpose and design of the carburetor. In our experience, a generation of kart racers is about 5 years. This means we have had almost 4 generations of racers that may not know why the carburetor was created or its purpose. Even for those that may have been racing since the carburetor was introduced, may find new information or details to the back story of the HL-334WX and HL-304WX.
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EC Tech Review: EC’s Banzai .265 Race Cam

In the world of performance camshaft selection is often a critical choice in how your engine performs. Small engine racing, unlike the automotive world, there are limited choices in cam builders and cam catalogs. Around the time we had the concept of what would become the Tillotson 225RS we started piecing together what components we needed to achieve a strong power band for a relatively low rpm engine ideally for mini bike engines. 

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EC Tech Review: The new Tillotson Racing Blocks designed by EC Carburetors

EC Tech Review: The new Tillotson Racing Blocks designed by EC Carburetors

We have been the primary Tillotson importer and distributor for kart racing for over 35 years. Not only are we master blueprinters that can get the most from a Tillotson carburetor that dominate the limited and open races across the country, but we have also designed many different base models for Tillotson in that time. Tillotson trusts our knowledge and expertise. That's why they came to us to help them develop their engine programs. 

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Competitive Driving

Competitive Driving

You know, I get asked over and over and over, “How do you make a mower go fast?” There are many ways to do this, but in my opinion, there are many ways to go fast that have nothing to do with the motor. I will discuss one of the most important, Driving Ability.

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