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by Stevil_Knevil
Mar 01 2015 2:06pm
Forum: Motor Technology
Topic: First Build! Question about Controller Programming
Replies: 4
Views: 457

Re: First Build! Question about Controller Programming

The Alltrax has a 1/2 speed function.

Simply apply pack + to pin 4 through a Jekyll/Hyde switch to limit power to half of whatever you have the AXE programmed for :wink:
by Stevil_Knevil
Feb 25 2015 1:55pm
Forum: Resources & EV Related Parts and Services
Topic: One Good marketing Plan is all we need
Replies: 84
Views: 12369

Re: One Good marketing Plan is all we need

teslanv wrote: I think the Genesis V2100 bike is a great starting point?platform for a variety of Conversions.

Absolutely!

I'm with you :wink:

With that long swingarm, maybe consider marketing them as "Up Hill" eBikes?!
by Stevil_Knevil
Feb 22 2015 1:29pm
Forum: E-Bike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: 28,000 watt Motoped with 3kwh of nano-tech
Replies: 239
Views: 41384

Re: 25,000 watt Motoped with 3kwh of nano-tech

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cal3thousand wrote:I'm always impressed by your work but this is absolute tits!
Hellz ya!!

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by Stevil_Knevil
Feb 21 2015 5:53pm
Forum: E-Bike Technical
Topic: How an electrician evaluates a DC charger & battery capacity
Replies: 23
Views: 2655

Re: How an electrician evaluates a DC charger & battery capa

Have you figured out your charger's efficiency and battery capacity yet, K's?
by Stevil_Knevil
Feb 20 2015 4:30pm
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: What went wrong?
Replies: 38
Views: 3177

Re: What went wrong?

Chill D,

U.S.-based warranty.

OP's hobby might not be as fun as ours :wink:



..yet
by Stevil_Knevil
Feb 20 2015 4:08pm
Forum: EV Business World
Topic: Polaris acquires brammo electric motorcycles
Replies: 18
Views: 4082

Re: Polaris acquires brammo electric motorcycles

Agreed on every point, Speedy :) Another Pro- -Horizontal dropouts Cons- -No derailleur / chain tensioner mount -No rear disk brake caliper mount -Coaster brake The Wooly Bully looks like a great candidate for a mid-drive and / or fat longtail eBike build.. ..my Buy Now finger is getting itchy.
by Stevil_Knevil
Feb 19 2015 1:44pm
Forum: EV Business World
Topic: Polaris acquires brammo electric motorcycles
Replies: 18
Views: 4082

Re: Polaris acquires brammo electric motorcycles

Guess which American motorcycle manufacturer produces the best turn-key Fat eBike?

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http://polarisebikes.com/bike_EV505.php

http://polarisebikes.tumblr.com/
by Stevil_Knevil
Feb 18 2015 2:16pm
Forum: Battery Technology
Topic: BUILDING A NEW EBIKE need help
Replies: 23
Views: 1049

Re: BUILDING A NEW EBIKE need help

What AW said.

Be sure to log the Max unloaded speed and current drawn from the battery as these will be useful metrics to know in your testing.
by Stevil_Knevil
Feb 17 2015 4:37pm
Forum: Battery Technology
Topic: 35AH Battery on the cheap...
Replies: 8
Views: 805

Re: 35AH Battery on the cheap...

Would three of these in series or paralel make for a decent battery source?? Pros or cons besides the weight issue involved?? http://www.harborfreight.com/12-volt-35-ah-sealed-lead-acid-battery-68680.html If this is viable... what would be the best way of charging them as a 36v setup? Go easy on me...
by Stevil_Knevil
Feb 17 2015 4:16pm
Forum: Items for Sale - New
Topic: Genesis V2100 - Assault & Battery
Replies: 132
Views: 33995

Re: Genesis V2100 - Assault & Battery - Illegal in all 50 St

Nice weapon you got there, teslanv!

Guess now you could say in all honesty, "Assault & Battery got me 50..."

:twisted: :lol:
by Stevil_Knevil
Feb 15 2015 9:03pm
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: What went wrong?
Replies: 38
Views: 3177

Re: What went wrong?

d8veh wrote: Take a thin piece of wire and use it to short the battery output terminals. If it doesn't make a significant spark, the BMS is switched off.
..also a good technique for removing unwanted fingerprints :roll:
by Stevil_Knevil
Feb 10 2015 7:24pm
Forum: Food and Drink
Topic: What did you cook today??
Replies: 283
Views: 33969

Re: What did you cook today??

Yes, Please!

by Stevil_Knevil
Feb 10 2015 6:47pm
Forum: Stand-up E-scooters and E-skateboards
Topic: e300. First ev!
Replies: 9
Views: 956

Re: e300. First ev!

Welcome to the addiction - errrm :roll: - hobby!! :lol:
by Stevil_Knevil
Feb 10 2015 6:19pm
Forum: E-Bike Technical
Topic: How an electrician evaluates a DC charger & battery capacity
Replies: 23
Views: 2655

Re: How an electrician evaluates a DC charger & battery capa

All right !! finally my very first proofs at hand, that is a graph and artistic creation so to be more easily understood. My very own question was how much time after the Green LED my very own battery needs to stay connected so to get fully charged? The specific measurement gave me the missing clue...
by Stevil_Knevil
Feb 07 2015 9:26pm
Forum: Food and Drink
Topic: What did you cook today??
Replies: 283
Views: 33969

Re: What did you cook today??

Willow wrote:meth
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...bitch
by Stevil_Knevil
Feb 06 2015 3:36am
Forum: E-Scooter and Motorcycle General Discussion
Topic: Zero factory pics
Replies: 19
Views: 2064

Re: Zero factory pics

So why not go up to a higher voltage that would work with the existing charging infrastructure? "If we went to 300 volts, it would hurt you on every front that matters," says Zero's Senior Battery Specialist Luke Workman. "We'd have lower efficiency, lower power, higher cost, higher drive train hea...
by Stevil_Knevil
Feb 02 2015 4:11am
Forum: E-Bike Technical
Topic: Oil cooling your hub- NOT snake oil!
Replies: 608
Views: 106494

Re: Oil cooling your hub- NOT snake oil!

Thanks rich, I needed that :D
by Stevil_Knevil
Feb 01 2015 8:40pm
Forum: E-Bike Technical
Topic: Oil cooling your hub- NOT snake oil!
Replies: 608
Views: 106494

Re: Oil cooling your hub- NOT snake oil!

Damn, suddenly craving a pina' colada :P
by Stevil_Knevil
Feb 01 2015 8:20pm
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: A long list of things that you can power from your battery
Replies: 10
Views: 961

Re: A long list of things that you can power from your batte

It's one thing to shoot yourself in the foot..

..it's a whole other thing to reload.

Mods, please lock this thread.
by Stevil_Knevil
Feb 01 2015 7:21pm
Forum: Items for Sale - New
Topic: LUNA CYCLE FAT CARGO BIKES FOR SALE
Replies: 103
Views: 25405

Re: LUNA CYCLE FAT CARGO BIKES FOR SALE

Good times INDEED!

ATB right back at you, buddy :)
by Stevil_Knevil
Feb 01 2015 6:51pm
Forum: E-Bike Technical
Topic: Oil cooling your hub- NOT snake oil!
Replies: 608
Views: 106494

Re: Oil cooling your hub- NOT snake oil!

Yep thats all this is, random experimentation and I chose it because it solidifies somewhat. Oil bath servers are apparently having great results using coconut oil. If wires start ripping off, I may start mixing it up somehow?? So far things are fine and its nice to be able to throw my bike in the ...
by Stevil_Knevil
Feb 01 2015 12:15pm
Forum: E-Bike Technical
Topic: Oil cooling your hub- NOT snake oil!
Replies: 608
Views: 106494

Re: Oil cooling your hub- NOT snake oil!

Switched to coconut oil Bonus points for experimenting, but ..coconut oil will coagulate into a hard waxy state - almost like a candle. It would be a real bummer to jump on your eBike, grab a handful of throttle and instantly rip all of the hall and phase wires off :shock: Maybe switch to canola or...
by Stevil_Knevil
Jan 31 2015 10:22pm
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: How to get the proper advice, read before asking
Replies: 35
Views: 33880

Re: How to get the proper advice, read before asking

The top three questions that I typically get-

-How fast?
-How far?
-How much?

Anybody else get the same Qs?
by Stevil_Knevil
Jan 31 2015 9:59pm
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: How to get the proper advice, read before asking
Replies: 35
Views: 33880

Re: How to get the proper advice, read before asking

John,

Thanks for dropping by to crap on yet another topic that does not conveniently fit into your box of useful information :roll:

What kind of batteries (chemistry) are you using?