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by cheekybloke
Jun 11 2013 8:59am
Forum: EBike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: AFT mid drive build
Replies: 65
Views: 19664

Re: AFT mid drive build

batt.box covered in diamond grade reflective vinyl,same stuff that is on police cars in uk.
safety first
by cheekybloke
Jun 11 2013 8:47am
Forum: EBike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: AFT mid drive build
Replies: 65
Views: 19664

Re: AFT mid drive build

new upgrades
cooling fins
gearbox cover
by cheekybloke
Jun 11 2013 8:44am
Forum: EBike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: AFT mid drive build
Replies: 65
Views: 19664

Re: AFT mid drive build

trek remedy 8 rock shock reba dual air forks xt 8 spd cassette chris king hubs hope 4 pot brakes titec carbon handle bars custom 6000 lumen front light 12 watt rear light adapted gear shifter (will post pics) dmr moto tyres xt deraileur 28.5 kg 63 pounds total weight i weigh 170 pounds 48v 20ah of t...
by cheekybloke
Jun 11 2013 8:30am
Forum: EBike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: AFT mid drive build
Replies: 65
Views: 19664

Re: AFT mid drive build

hi folks ,i have been busy for a while and have just got my new upgrades. primary drive cover new cooling fins gearbox noise reduction cover motor tensioner the batt.box contains 6 6s 5000mah packs and the booster pack of 2 more is sticky backed velcrod to the top as the aluminium cover for them is ...
by cheekybloke
Jun 11 2013 8:23am
Forum: EBike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: AFT mid drive build
Replies: 65
Views: 19664

Re: AFT mid drive build

Gab wrote:Hi Do you have any updates?

Any pics or videos ?
by cheekybloke
Apr 19 2013 4:56pm
Forum: Battery Technology
Topic: incorrect voltage
Replies: 2
Views: 293

Re: incorrect voltage

None of them really, on many cheaper chargers. Bottom line is they didn't overcharge. Checking cell by cell with a better calibrated voltmeter is a pain. What I do myself, is trust a cellog 8. Mine happens to agree with my DVM's better than the chargers for sure. My cheap chargers never quite agree...
by cheekybloke
Apr 18 2013 11:55am
Forum: EBike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: AFT mid drive build
Replies: 65
Views: 19664

Re: AFT mid drive build

Gab wrote:Hi Do you have any updates?

Any pics or videos ?
all good at the mo,put 250 miles on with no hassle.
hopefully doing some vids soon as snow has gone and now batt. pack is frame mounted so i feel a bit safer
by cheekybloke
Apr 18 2013 11:53am
Forum: Battery Technology
Topic: incorrect voltage
Replies: 2
Views: 293

incorrect voltage

hi folks,just gone to balance charge as i do everyday and 2 0f my 5000mah 6s packs say 25.10 total volts while the individual cells say 4.10. i tried switching to a different port on the hk quattro charger and got same readings.
which set of figures do i believe?
by cheekybloke
Apr 07 2013 6:48am
Forum: EBike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: About Cyclone VS GNG Gen 1&2
Replies: 34
Views: 6377

Re: About Cyclone VS GNG Gen 1&2

Regarding the cyclone BB mounts - I have had nothing but trouble with the chain tensioner. the one that came with the kit broke after about 10 minutes of riding. The jocky wheel must be the cheapest on the planet and the plastic broke apart. I replaced this with a shimano one off an old bike then t...
by cheekybloke
Apr 04 2013 8:59am
Forum: EBike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: About Cyclone VS GNG Gen 1&2
Replies: 34
Views: 6377

Re: About Cyclone VS GNG Gen 1&2

as spinning magnets says take a look at AFT they have a 2 stage oil conversion and ceramic bearing upgrade that greatly reduces noise and power consumption and also have just added a primary chain cover too. i have had the AFT kit for a few weeks now,put 150 miles on it with no problems at all.no ch...
by cheekybloke
Apr 02 2013 12:53pm
Forum: Battery Technology
Topic: lipo help
Replies: 13
Views: 814

Re: lipo help

It will help in a crash, if you box em up somehow, then put them in the rucksack. I like to use old coroplast political signs to create tight fitting boxes to protect my lipo. Then I can carry them in pannier bags with less worries. But even plain cardboard can work fine. cheers dogman ,i have plen...
by cheekybloke
Apr 02 2013 8:30am
Forum: Battery Technology
Topic: lipo help
Replies: 13
Views: 814

Re: lipo help

the shed is very cold at the mo due to weather.
i do not store the batteries in there to keep them from freezing.
i tried charging to 4.16 and got way better results,thanks you are all true gentlemen.
still crapping my pants as they are in my rucksack and dont want to crash and burn.
by cheekybloke
Mar 31 2013 8:52am
Forum: Battery Technology
Topic: lipo help
Replies: 13
Views: 814

Re: lipo help

yes. way worse than basic :) you should start with some basic knowledge. especially when handling lipo, and even more when you do high voltage. if you put two batteries in SERIES (connect PLUS of first battery to MINUS of second) then their voltage adds up, and Ah stays the same. if you PARALLEL tw...
by cheekybloke
Mar 30 2013 12:16pm
Forum: Battery Technology
Topic: lipo help
Replies: 13
Views: 814

Re: lipo help

Your lvc is set to 3.65v? Set your lvc lower, so it will stop your discharge when at 3.65 resting. Are you seeing more like 3.85 after you stop, and the packs are at rest? Other factors may be involved as well, as said in another thread just today. Cold will cost you capacity. As will a high discha...
by cheekybloke
Mar 30 2013 7:33am
Forum: Battery Technology
Topic: lipo help
Replies: 13
Views: 814

lipo help

hi,i need info on lipos.i have 20ah of lipo units and have worked out ish that i can only use 10 ah of power before lvc stops bike.i am using the never above 4.1 and never below 3.65 rules. is this normal as it seems a waste to carry 20 ah and only use 10 of them. the batts. are turnigy 5000 mah at ...
by cheekybloke
Mar 17 2013 12:00pm
Forum: EBike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: Anything To Say About The Xing Middrive?
Replies: 50
Views: 8308

Re: Anything To Say About The Xing Middrive?

hi folks,i have purchased the aft 1680w kit with the emax upgrades.i will say jim at aft is a pleasure to deal with,he goes the extra mile when it comes to customer service. i put the kit on a trek remedy 8 for commuting in shefffield uk.it does not mind the steepest of hills and goes damn quick too...
by cheekybloke
Mar 12 2013 9:48am
Forum: EBike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: AFT mid drive build
Replies: 65
Views: 19664

Re: AFT mid drive build

thanks,that will save me standing in a very cold shed and manually stopping the charger. tried putting battery pack in my rucksack all it does is power wheelie all the time.i have a friend making an aluminium box to fit my front triangle to house them and try and keep the front wheel down. did a 12 ...
by cheekybloke
Mar 11 2013 8:59am
Forum: EBike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: AFT mid drive build
Replies: 65
Views: 19664

Re: AFT mid drive build

i have just finished the build and taken it for a test ride.
crikey its a bit torquey,got a 34t chainring on the front and managed to go up a reasonably steep hill at 32 mph.will be going on the dual carriage way later for a top speed check.i am expecting over 50 mph.
pics later
by cheekybloke
Mar 09 2013 11:09am
Forum: EBike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: AFT mid drive build
Replies: 65
Views: 19664

Re: AFT mid drive build

just to confirm you say to charge my lipo pack with the lithium ion setting on the charger?
by cheekybloke
Mar 02 2013 9:31am
Forum: EBike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: AFT mid drive build
Replies: 65
Views: 19664

Re: AFT mid drive build

i have the hk quattro charger and a 600w 17v power supply,i was wanting to get another quattro to charge and balance all 8 packs at the same time.would the power supply be big enough?
could you recommend a bulk charger?
by cheekybloke
Mar 01 2013 7:12pm
Forum: EBike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: AFT mid drive build
Replies: 65
Views: 19664

Re: AFT mid drive build

yes 44v at 20 ah,just wondered which way.i will check out the links.
thanks for a speedy reply
by cheekybloke
Mar 01 2013 6:18pm
Forum: EBike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: AFT mid drive build
Replies: 65
Views: 19664

Re: AFT mid drive build

thanks for the welcome mr magnets,i have spent many hours reading your posts on the gng drive.i live in the uk in sheffield which has some legendary hills.i will be very interested to see how it deals with them.the bike will be used for commuting only but the roads here require a full sus bike. do i...
by cheekybloke
Mar 01 2013 12:18pm
Forum: EBike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: AFT mid drive build
Replies: 65
Views: 19664

AFT mid drive build

hi folks, i have been reading e.s. for a while and have purchased the AFT mid drive kit from AUS. i went for the 1680w 48v kit with the emax upgrades.also got 8 6s 5000mah turnigy 20c batterys and the hk quattro charger .as advised i got the cycle analyst aswell. i intend to put the kit on a trek re...