How to Create a Go Kart with a Lawnmower Engine. Though go-karts traditionally use horizontal mount engines, with a little modification, you can install a vertical shaft lawnmower engine to be the driving force behind your homemade racing.
The Flatworks LLC is raising funds for PlyFly Go-Kart: A 25 MPH Wooden Roadster on Kickstarter! A complete gas powered wooden go-kart that is as much fun to build as it is to drive. Arrives in 3 boxes and assembles in 1 day.