Doodlebug Torque Converter Build

I finally got a chance to build the torque converter doodlebug and I figured I would take pictures along the well to help others who would consider doing this to their own bike. I searched the forum a few times and found bits of information regarding this subject but no one had actually done a step by step thread so here is my best shot! Started out with a $50 doodlebug from craigslist.
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Bought a 212cc Hemi Predator 60363 from harbor freight for $99 dollars and bolted on a $75 knock off TAV from autoexpress on ebay Go Kart Torque Converter Kit CVT Clutch 1" Comet TAV2 30 75 6" Driven 10T 40 41 | eBay.
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As you can see this converter does not have the extra support for the driven shaft so trimming of the oil dipstick was not necessary. Upon installation I noticed the driver assembly was mounted slightly inward so I used a 3/4" washer to shim it to allow the flat sheaves of both units to be aligned.
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The next order of business was to remove the 97cc engine and additional mounting plate. Crazy to see the size difference.
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I would love to add more but I capped out on images so I'm stuck. Would like to start a new thread with smaller images but haven't heard back from admins.
Hi: I too am working on the same build. I also have a HF Predator 212 California, and the cheap knock off TAV. I too have that miss alinement on the pullies.
Because I and unfamiliar with the TAV I don't know if thrusting the pully with shims is the right thing to do--- or is the off set on the pullies normal--if I thrust the pully outward it will leave little of the motors drive shaft left to support the rest of the assembly-anyone know for sure about this one?
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Although it does not leave much room left on the crank the entire assembly and keyway still have sufficient grab. I have been riding it for a month with no issues what so ever. Hard starts, wheelies, hills. I weigh 260 so I think you will be fine.