I’ve been AWOL lately, and I’m sorry, but, and much as I don’t like to talk about my personal life publicly I wanted to share this. My father passed away […]
Sometimes it’s better to not ask why… A while back I got this. It didn’t run, but it had a fresh set of batteries. It had this. I’m pretty sure […]
Here are the harnesses- each one is crimped in the middle, paralleling the four packs in each module, then series connected to the next module: There’s one connector that’s flagged […]
Yep. It’s about that time! Thanks Harry!
Here we go… the wiring diagram for putting together 20 4s packs. One module: The basic concept? Everything is paralleled. All the balance tabs, and all the main + – […]
Whereat the Devil lies… (but also the fun). Here’s the status, after a great weekend hiding in the shop:
Camping in Maine is always a gamble, no less in June, but I got the bike rolling with some scooter batteries and some photos shot in the first day. Fortunately, […]
Got any good reference or support links for builders? Gimmee! Reference: EV Album: www.evalbum.com Battery University: http://www.batteryuniversity.com Lennon Rodgers’ “DIY Electric Motorcycle Project” (with EV calculator): www.electricmotion.org Juiced Drag Racing (How-To Guide): […]
Courtesy of the racing kart site, CompGoParts, you got yer Awesome Sprocket Calculator here… …and yeah, I think I’m gonna go with the 15 tooth front and see if I […]
In 1967 or so, my Dad was working for Mass. Electric, and there was a Home Show in Worcester. There they had an electric car. It was a modified Renault, […]
OK, this is awesome. Tom Miceli built the Ion during his final year at Appalachian State University. He studied industrial design, and his senior project required him to create something […]
First, Electric Motorsport, of Oakland CA. I stumbled around and found mention of a “sepex” motor and controller bundle on their site, and have had a series of incredibly helpful […]
…5 batteries per side, 8 in center pod.
all gone! (note to self. once you take a sawzall to a motorcycle, it’s hard to stop.)
no turning back now… ($500 with clean title, thrown rod/vented case. some resalable parts.)
I love it when I figure a bunch of crap out and then forget I figured it out. Here’s a motor breakdown, ca. 2007. duh.
The DeWalt DC 9360 is a killer solution for electric bikes, scooters and motorcycles. At about $100 each, they supply 36V at around 30aH, Crazy stuff. There’s a wiring diagram […]
probably the hottest hub motors for bike conversions… (these guys totally need a photographer.) Crystalyte 5303 Motor- 72V 48A Controller With 18pcs Mosfets. Main site here– ElectricRider site here (retailers […]
…such as it is. (before everything else melted, too…) …final version-