Found some XT wheelz in my shed...New Build Time!

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Found some XT wheelz in my shed...New Build Time!

Post by psychotiller » Apr 24, 2014 8:26 pm

Tearing my shed apart looking for baby stuff (another one on the way) and I found 2 sets of wheels. XT all terrain wheels and a set of 100mm slicks. Before I knew it I had gathered up a deck, some randall 180's, bearings, and a wheel pulley.

It took some time to mount a mount bracket to the randall because I made my mounts to fit Caliber trucks, but with a little filing it actually turned out to fit more solid.

I'm going to need to order a few things, but it should be riverbed bound in a couple of weeks.
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Post by torqueboards » Apr 24, 2014 8:31 pm

I just got a pair of those too. They are pretty huge. Have you used them yet? I still need to mount my pulleys. I need to mount some pulleys on it and give em a try.
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Post by psychotiller » Apr 24, 2014 8:36 pm

I mounted a wheel pulley today but I'm thinking I may want more teeth..(used a 32) What are you going to use?
I just want to jib around with this board so I'm not looking to break any speed records.
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Post by torqueboards » Apr 24, 2014 9:01 pm

I was going to put a 40T or something.
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Post by jabberwocky » Apr 24, 2014 10:09 pm

I actually have an ancient powell peralta longboard with a set of these on it. While preparing to build my eboard I pulled it out of storage and checked it out, and the wheels look like they could have something mounted easily enough. My recollection of them is they are heavy and slow to get rolling, but pretty unstoppable once they are.

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Post by psychotiller » Apr 24, 2014 10:16 pm

jabberwocky wrote:I actually have an ancient powell peralta longboard with a set of these on it. While preparing to build my eboard I pulled it out of storage and checked it out, and the wheels look like they could have something mounted easily enough. My recollection of them is they are heavy and slow to get rolling, but pretty unstoppable once they are.
I remember how sluggish they felt pushing as well, unless i was on a downhill dirt trail. What I hope though is that it wont be noticeable with a few horsepower. :lol:
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Post by torqueboards » Apr 24, 2014 10:23 pm

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Here's mine. These pulleys weren't really made for them it was made for the ABEC 11 wheels but the lines almost line up perfectly, luckily.
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Post by psychotiller » Apr 24, 2014 10:34 pm

torqueboards wrote: Here's mine. These pulleys weren't really made for them it was made for the ABEC 11 wheels but the lines almost line up perfectly, luckily.
Is that 5mm htd? If mine feels gutless can I buy one of those from you? What are you running on your motor pulley? 18?
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Post by LEVer » Apr 25, 2014 12:51 am

The XT wheelz also made a smooth one:

http://xtwheelz.com/index.php?main_page ... da291d0254

E-glide sells a pulley for the smooth one. They call it Goodyear Drive Gear:

http://e-glide.com/electric-skateboards ... rts/wheels

I can lend you mine to see if it fits. Its 5m htd.

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Post by torqueboards » Apr 25, 2014 1:54 am

I'd like the original gear too but it looks like it's being held on by a bearing. Those I'm pretty sure won't fit on longboard trucks.

psychotiller - yeah, they are 5mm htd - pm me if you still want.

Hrmm.. Probably won't try it in a few days but I'm curious to see how they ride. They are some pretty heavy wheels though.
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Post by psychotiller » Apr 25, 2014 2:47 am

Pediglide, thanks! We'll have to check that out. I just ordered those 6"wheels too. There is definitely going to be a riverbed board very soon.

Torque, they are pretty lumpy wheels but I have to say this board doesn't feel very heavy with them on it.
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Post by psychotiller » Apr 25, 2014 1:17 pm

drmacgyver wrote:Anyone know anything about these?:

http://e-glide.com/electric-skateboards ... set-detail

Those are huge! The only experience I have with tires that size was on an MBS Blade I had. Those were 9" though...Heavy. Turned out to just be overkill. Used to race the mountainboards and most people stuck with 8" because the swing weight on the boards was so heavy with the bigger tires/wheels. I wonder what those each weigh?
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Post by drmacgyver » Apr 25, 2014 2:16 pm

Oh snap! Hard to tell from the website. I'm getting so impatient looking for a solution for pneumatic tires! Thinking about getting 97mm flywheels in the meantime, which should solve the problem of rough roads and a need for increased speed

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Post by psychotiller » Apr 25, 2014 3:54 pm

drmacgyver wrote:Oh snap! Hard to tell from the website. I'm getting so impatient looking for a solution for pneumatic tires! Thinking about getting 97mm flywheels in the meantime, which should solve the problem of rough roads and a need for increased speed
I ordered 4 of these yesterday to check out. Seemed like a good deal.
http://www.accesscasters.com/6SPNGBS-6- ... Wheel.aspx

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Post by drmacgyver » Apr 25, 2014 4:45 pm

Looks great! Love the shape of the deck and the low profile of all the guts. Where did you get the wheel adapter for those casters?

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drmacgyver wrote:Looks great! Love the shape of the deck and the low profile of all the guts. Where did you get the wheel adapter for those casters?
Adapter? Nothing yet. I'm going to make something.
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Post by Jan Christian » Apr 27, 2014 5:04 pm

drmacgyver wrote:
Anyone know anything about these?:

http://e-glide.com/electric-skateboards ... set-detail

sizes on wheels is here. http://e-glide.com/electric-skateboards ... comparison

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Jan Christian wrote:drmacgyver wrote:
Anyone know anything about these?:

http://e-glide.com/electric-skateboards ... set-detail

sizes on wheels is here. http://e-glide.com/electric-skateboards ... comparison

Wow! Look at the ridiculous weights of all of these e-glide boards...I never realized they were that heavy. (and insanely over-priced too!)
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Post by psychotiller » May 02, 2014 10:09 am

When I mounted my motor bracket to this randall 180 I set the angle to hopefully work with a drop-through.
I have a ton of clearance under the bracket with the larger wheels and perfect clearance between the deck and the motor bracket. As far as wheel bite goes? Seems pretty close but I loosened the trucks all the way and pushed around on it today without an issue. I'm stoked on this build!
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Post by psychotiller » May 11, 2014 12:44 pm

Here's a video of a test run.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yDDayvxVdnU
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Post by Hummina Shadeeba » May 18, 2014 10:58 pm

Best video of an electric board I've seen. Smooth n quiet. Did u use the brakes at all?
It's got its own spot in the garage...it deserves more room
I haven't read the thread yet.

And the mounts are awesome I think..other than the extra pulley

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Post by psychotiller » May 18, 2014 11:56 pm

Hummina Shadeeba wrote:Best video of an electric board I've seen. Smooth n quiet. Did u use the brakes at all?
It's got its own spot in the garage...it deserves more room
I haven't read the thread yet.

And the mounts are awesome I think..other than the extra pulley
Thanks. I dont think I used the brakes at all except for when I came back up my driveway.
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Post by papertriping » Sep 25, 2014 1:33 pm

Those wheels look epic! I've been wanting to ask-
What are they called?
how do they ride?
where can one buy wheels like these?

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