Welcome to Carlson Racing Engines / Vector Manufacturing
Linden, Indiana

The face on the other end of the phone...Sarah covers the office work including handling telephone orders.

Yes, we have that cam!
We are a Dyno Cams Master Distributor.

Our CRE blueprinted and flowed carbs are the best in the business! We also offer custom offset throttle shafts!

Horstman X5, Reaper, and Greased Lightning Clutches. We offer all parts and blueprinting too!

Inventory levels that the biggest mail order companies envy!

Over 300 DWT (Douglas) 6" wheels in stock!
From parts to complete turn key packages,
we can fix you up!
Yes, we can get you scaled out and rollin.'

Trade shows and swap meets are a big part of preparing during the off season. The OVKA show in Springfield, OH is one of the best!

Here, a customer gets a first hand look at our SuperflowSF60 digital flowbench, as well as an imformative video presentation.


You can count on precision tolerances being met when your block is machined at CRE. Here, Brian finish hones a cylinder properly, using a torque plate.

With our new Graymills ultrasonic cleaner, we take cleanliness to a whole new level!

We HAVE your Briggs parts!

FelPro Gaskets, Carb wrenches, max size restrictor plates and more!

Need ARC rods? We'll get you "connected."

Our shelves are STOCKED!

We stock it all! Tie rods, wheel hubs, brakes and bearings!

Used karts and parts too!

For the racer on a budget: Plenty of used parts too!
Nothing is too small OR too big! We ship nationwide: FedEx ground, Express, & Freight

Having plenty of parts on hand for eager racers is a trademark of CRE at swap meets!

Helping customers young and old. That's what it's all about. We look forward to meeting our current, and future customers in person.

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Our Vector Tire program is second to none.

Briggs & Stratton Motorsports Center

2 SuperFlow Flowbenches
& 2 Davenport Engine Dynamometers

The Finest in Machine Shop Equipment

All carburetor bores are precision honed to exact size. Here Brian prepares a new batch of carbs to be assembled and flow matched to customer blocks.

Each crankshaft gets special attention to the bearing surfaces. Here Brian puts a micro-finish on the rod fournal with our Goodson crankshaft polisher.

Trust your engine machinework to the experts! We've been building Briggs engines for over 20 years full time!

Using a custom jig, we tie BOTH lifter bores parallel for superior strength welding to our competition.

Blocks are pre-heated using torque plates and the lifter bores precision TIG welded by certified welders.

You will not find a better quality carburetor in the industry. We also offer private label carb. service to engine builders.

All of our Vector Chassis are custom built and TIG welded in house on one of our three jig tables. We also do repair work of other brands of chassis.
And you can count on us to offer support after the sale!

Look for CRE at the major Trade Shows like WKA KartFest & Kart Marketing Expo

Winners Gallery
(Look who's winning with CRE)


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