Originally Posted by gphil
Once again thanks for the input and I have shot a email to them over there. I intend on spending more on the next build but maybe just stick to the basics this time to get a little education. Keep the thoughts coming however all is a learning process and I for one appreciate it.
My solution - I just bought the BMP friction drive kit with the chain and belt drive adapters as well for flexibility. I am just a recreational driver and I will first set it up as friction drive for overall simplicity and ease of maintenance.