Full construction plans for the Raven off road kart.
These plans are in a digital (PDF) file available for immediate download.
The digital download also includes laser cutting files for:
- Axle mount plates
- Steering wheel flange
- Sprocket and carrier
- Engine mount plate
- Steering bellcrank
- Throttle cable mount
The laser cutting is grouped into two DXF files, to be cut from 4mm mild steel and 6mm mild steel respectively. In order to view DXF files on your computer we recommend the free viewer DWGSee, available from http://www.dwgsee.com/.
The Raven is a time-proven Edge design and a leader in affordable heavy duty offroad go karts. Like all Edge vehicles the Raven has been built tough to handle the rough & tumble of Australia's outback.
The Raven features a heavy duty box section chassis structure combined with heavy duty steering & axles.
From 6 years and up
Drive is via centrifugal clutch & chain drive to one rear wheel giving automatic operation. A strong racing type fibreglass go kart seat is fitted for comfort combined with fore & aft adjustment to suit children from 6 years upwards.
Easy & Comprehensive Plans
The Raven plan set consists of over 25 pages of detailed CAD drawings. They can be purchased in a printed book or in digital form ready for immediate download (and at a discounted price). The plans feature parts lists, nuts & bolts lists, material lists & every part that needs to be made including chassis, axles, steering, bushes, pedals, seat frame and engine mount. Designed with the home builder in mind & easy to read the Raven plans break every component down into it's individual pieces along with steel cutting lists on each drawing.
Check out some of our customer Ravens
Strong 40mm box section
Heavy duty bellcrank
3.5 hp industrial motor with horizontal crankshaft (5/8" or 3/4")
Centrifugal clutch & chain drive
Scrub brakes on both rear wheels
Front - 16x4x8 tyres on steel rims (upgrade available)
Rear - 16x6.5x8 tyres on steel rims
What does it cost to build?
Buying the raw materials, fabricating and welding the Raven parts yourself to the plans will cost approximately $800 to $1,000 Australian dollars minus motor depending on how much of the componentry you produce yourself.
Suitable Engine Types
The Raven is best suited to 3.5hp industrial motors.
Industrial motors offer fantastic reliability, ideal for all-day fun. User-friendly power delivery is combined with a centrifugal clutch to make the driving experience fun and easy for drivers of all ages.