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The Best Honda Odyssey Was A '70s Off Road Go-Kart
« on: October 08, 2018, 05:07:06 AM »
The Best Honda Odyssey Was A '70s Off Road Go-Kart

Many years before Honda built their now legendary Accord-based four-slamming-door high-roof miniature van, the Odyssey name was used by Honda’s Powersports division for a minimalist single-seat off-road go-kart. It weighed just under 400 pounds, and used a 250cc two-stroke ripper of an engine for personal off-road…

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Re: The Best Honda Odyssey Was A '70s Off Road Go-Kart
« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2018, 01:31:19 PM »
Boy,does this bring back memories. My first off road anything was a brand new first year Odyssey. Several of us bought one.I guess I've never gotten over the fun that thing was-AFTER a few mods that is. They did not have anything but the rear hoop and rear down tubes for a "cage" the first years. Things handled like shit,would roll over all the time due to the glorified inner tubes that Honda called tires.  :m Those were some fun times though. After clutch mods and adding reeds to the intake ,a larger carb they actually pretty well hauled ass. Add some real tires,widen the track with spacers and they handled damn well also.  A buddy and I added a real cage to ours.
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« Reply #2 on: October 08, 2018, 02:36:49 PM »
they were a lot of fun. had one myself, yellow just as pictured but the 250 was tired and done so i had a 440 single cyl out of a suzuki street bike. installed that and holy crap what a ride lol wound up breaking the frame a couple times and sheared a few hubs but what a ride !
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« Reply #3 on: October 08, 2018, 06:57:53 PM »
Then came the Pilot. Light years ahead of the Odyessy. I see a couple once in a while at LS.
"There can be no divided allegiance here.  Any man who says he is an American,
but something else also, isn't an American at all.  We have room for but one
flag, the American flag... We have room for but one language here, and that is
the English language... and we have room for but one sole loyalty and that is a
loyalty to the American people."
Theodore Roosevelt 1907

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"I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots" Albert Einstein  (IT'S OFFICIAL THAT DAY IS HERE NOW!)