Featured in Popular Mechanics, the Recluse is a great all around kart with wonderful opportunities for customization. Designed to be stretched or shrunk to fit your needs, this is a fantastic design that produces a low weight, killer fast kart!
SpiderCarts most popular design. We released it 8 years ago and it remains one of our top selling designs. The design of the Recluse is so easy to build its silly. Our duplicate parts method makes it easy for the builder to make parts he is familiar with instead of relearning for each part. We made it with mostly one type of metal to make it easy on the builder. Make one trip to the supply store and you are half way there. With very small adjustments to the design you can extend it to fit your body size… Its designed to be easily modified for size!
Each plan gives you all the instructions you need to get going on building your own go kart:
While our plans are very detailed, they are still not “kits.” Most of our customers use the plans as a starting position to launch their own ideas and designs. These plans are a guideline or a basic starting place for the main frame of your project. Virtually all of our customers do some customization of their go karts along the way. We do however give you guidelines to where to buy the hardware for your new frame and what hardware to use. But please note… we Do NOT cover how to put a wheel on or how to bolt on the motor or how to install the tie-rods, as this will be very easy if you can build the frame! The parts only go on one way if you have the frame sitting there.
Purchase for up to 70% off as part of the package, or choose to buy just the individual plan below.
Purchase Pro Package above for 70% off and get 6 other plans, or just purchase individually here.
We want you to be successful with your go kart frame building project, so with every go kart plan we include a set of free helpful guides and extras. We offer access to our highly viewed set of “2 Minute Tek Go Kart Videos”, by our renowned designer Robert Dicken, who explains all the basics and key aspects of go kart construction and design. Check out a sample of the videos here on go kart hydraulic brakes.
Go Karts make an awesome beginner’s welding project. Because this is often a first project (and a great shop class welding project), we’ve included a basic beginner’s guide to welding with every purchase to get your comfortable around the shop during your go kart frame welding project. Covering safety, equipment, and step by step for stick and MIG welding, this helps get you started!
Because we believe more is more, we also throw in simple plans to create your own speedometers and shop quick jack!
We have 7 different go kart plans for all skill levels. You can buy our kart plans individually or get them as part of a package for a great value:
We believe our go kart plans, designs and blueprints are the best in the business and stand by them unconditionally. We offer a satisfaction guarantee on all our products, no questions asked. We are proud of what we do and hope our efforts help you get your go kart built and on the road (or dirt!). Please keep in touch with us as we want to see your results! Good luck, be safe, and have fun!