jimw1960 wrote:Hi, I just discovered this thread. I am also working on adding a motor to my customized schwinn spoiler. In this picture, you can see the saddle bags I bought to hold the battery on one side and the other side will be open for carrying beer and such. I probably will just use a front hub motor, if I can find one with a disc mount for a reasonable price. I see we also came to similar conclusions on the best seat and handlebar style for this bike.
P5020047 by jimw1960, on Flickr
Hot off the charger they will be 21v (4.20v a cell)
HK usually ship them at 3.8v a cell...
RallySTX wrote:The Germans did that to you? Fire off another in bold type saying that the war is over already! I keep seeing stuff like this about HK and my scrotum shrivels about the order I have waiting for their American site. I'm fixin to ask for $300. worth of LIPO and a $100 charger in ths same order. I would go nuts looking at batteries without a charger. I don't think I could leave them alone. Then I'd be in a sticky wickett, dead new batteries with no way to recharge them. Too bad you can't call them and bitch about it. That would probably result in a DOA charger. My sympathies, TC, keep the faith, I'll send you one inside a burrito if I have too! Just let me know how it goes down man!
Byte wrote:Did you pay with PayPal? If so, open a dispute against HK. This helped me every single time when something was wrong with my order.
RallySTX wrote:Looking forward to the pics, but don't catch cold on our account. Sorry you are having typical issues with HK China. When will they learn? You would be better off ordering another charger from another site. I twould be there sooner, and the typically DOA crap from Hong Kong could serve as backup, in the off chance it arrives functional. I really wish I could be more optamistic, but after all the horror stories, it aint easy! That's why I'm buying another hub now instead of batts from HK USA. By the time the cash arrives for a decent buy, I'll have a better idea of their success with customers. Did you check Ebay for a good used charger?
RallySTX wrote: I am starting to like the saddle bag setup on Jims bike. I'm thinking about buying one, and using it for the batteries. The only drawback would be that I would need extra long throttle and Ebrake cables. Cheers.
Get a Dicta freewheel. you can screw it on from the front, flip the assembly over so the motor drive will not spin the freewheel off the threads....boom! your in busness.
http://www.amazon.com/Dicta-18t-32-BMX- ... B001CJVFMU
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