Got a few minutes to go play with/on the go-kart tonight. Strapped down all the loose wiring, pumped up the tires from the 2 or 3 PSI that was in them to about 20 (or so). I also reversed the motor connections, so that when “FORWARD” was pressed on the throttle assembly, it went forward (instead of backwards).
Insert key, hear the standard ‘click’ of the relays opening/closing. Sloooowly twist on the throttle…and it moved! Slow, but without any assistance from me or being pointed downhill!
I was right – at 50 amps (75 peak for I think 10 seconds), it’s little more than an oversized ‘Power Wheels’ car for adults. I don’t care. It moved.