gensem wrote:Methods, can you post some more pictures (close ups) of your full capture TA that bolts into the frame. Im thinking of modding my frame for hi power numbers.
I am currently trying to catch up on my business emails and then I am going to spend a few hours working on the trike. Basically Luke just took a pair of standard torque arms (old school ebikes.ca) and widened them to 16mm. On the freewheel side the torque arm is on the outside and on the disk brake side it is on the inside. The torque arms are just clocked so as that they land flat on the frame... the inside torque arm is threaded so that a fastener can run through the frame and grab it. The freewheel side one... would have to look but I suspect the frame is tapped. Either way there are not nuts to screw around with as that is bullshit.
Got the Farfalufugus controller working. Had to replace very single active surface mount part on the center phase. Not his fault... while I was cleaning it up I accidentally got some solder over a via pair that goes between the high and low side drivers. Damn it... blew out all the transistors and left the center channel working very oddly. Only found it with the scope after noticing that the wheel would only start from a few positions in the test stand.
Farf had loaned it to Henry who was driving some outrunners motors at a race and Jerremy then programmed the controller to turn it down to 80A (which still blew the motors) - anyway whatever programming was done that day was still in the controller. Ran great for me tho - 80A will cause great chirping of the tire even up toward 20mph
Going to reprogram it in a few minutes here now that I have internet access again. Zombie recommended 150A battery and 300A phase so I will start there.
Oh yea... did a crazy ride yesterday - 45mph up windy ass roads pushing hella hard on the pedals to stay in the seat. At one point I thought to myself that if the pedals popped out (which they can on this trike) I would crash horribly. Then 30 feet from my house in the final approach they did lol. Luckily I was only going about 20mph. TO HELL with that friction fit on the KMX... I am driving a 1/2" bolt through there before I ride it again. (box tube inside of another box tube with two set screws... allows setting the pedal length)