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Re: EV Steampunk

Post by arkmundi » Aug 26, 2013 9:20 am

Freakin' awsome! Should go done as a fav for many here at ES. Too bad that folks can't source that Chevy Volt pack section, so we'll just have to be spectators to the show! You gonna do a road show?

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Re: EV Steampunk

Post by allen_okc » Aug 27, 2013 7:51 am

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man i got to agree with liveforphysic, only the elite could build something as cool as your motor, very impressive, and i agree with a heavy duty build of this motor for motorcycles, cause on the average a motorcycle will weigh anywhere from 300lbs to 600lbs, so a lot of torque would be needed but this flux motor would be a kewl addition to a build like im doing - but im seeing it to be used in my next build the Bat Cycle which needs to be extremely fast road bike, i would like to talk to you more about your motor... Thank You for the info and yes i do have access to a CNC router...

Lebowski wrote:Ok, the motors I make are for my own use and are not accurately made (I use simple tools), but the
potential is definately there. This is my triple stator base on a bicycle axle (meant for chain
drive to rear wheel or mid-drive):
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I really like the look of the brass spacers and the copper showing through the acryllic glass stator plates.

This motor was made with simple tools, a jigsaw and a drill press.

If you have access to more advanced tools (cnc router would get you very far) the sky is the limit.

The triple stator version as shown above should make about 3 hp at 1000rpm. If you make it
better ballanced (cnc!) and you can spin it up to 7000 rpm -> 21 hp ! Make it a little bigger, maybe
1.5 times the radius -> power doubles again so now we're at over 40 hp ! go to 6 disks instead of 3 -> 80 hp !

So... instead of using a bicycle axle, if you make your own axle which feeds out the end of the
motor you can connect it to a gearbox. The example of Moto Guzzi (or BMW) makes it relatively
easy to mate the motor to the gearbox and you don't need belts or chains, and the input-rpm
of the gearbox is in the realistic ranges (few 1000 rpm)... Also an old guzzi or bmw should have
enough room in front of the gearbox to put a nice big Axial Flux motor, and an older bike still
has a classic frame good for simple motor support.
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Re: EV Steampunk

Post by allen_okc » Sep 10, 2013 8:29 am

More updates of the Steampunk Build...


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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LcViBm2 ... ktUXLVwSng

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Re: EV Steampunk

Post by allen_okc » Sep 10, 2013 8:35 am

8) did some more welding... but im thinking about changing the springer seat to a leaf spring suspended seat...
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Re: EV Steampunk

Post by allen_okc » Sep 23, 2013 8:40 am

8) update video of the steampunk build, so far everything is coming along smoothly, just about to have a rolling frame - still a lot of work before i get to ride this beast...

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Re: EV Steampunk

Post by Thud » Sep 23, 2013 3:56 pm

Looking great A!
I was questioning your decision to re-work the fuel tank...but you nailed it.
Looks great.
You leaving all that chrome on the wheels? looks like a prime canidate for some copper clading...maybe leather wrap on the rims? :twisted:

Hehe just spit balling. I trust your eye for design & detail over mine all day every day.
Are you looking for any odd industrial nick nacks to dress it up in?

Keep it rolling bud, I look foward to your next update.
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Re: EV Steampunk

Post by allen_okc » Sep 24, 2013 8:42 am

Thank You Thud - the wheels and hubs will be painted bright red - anything left chrome will be brass plated before its all said and done...

but the leather wrap you mentioned, im thinking this bike could use some leather and wood additions to it, good ideal :)
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Re: EV Steampunk

Post by allen_okc » Sep 27, 2013 7:28 am

i thought i would throw in the minor detail stuff that seems to take the most to complete...

this is the rear axle adjuster... the next thing this weekend is to build a better seat mount, instead of coil springs, im going with the leaf spring saddle mount...

this thing is like building the Munster Mobile, just any stupid S#%T i can throw on it, also looking for good ideals on automated kickstand and wrought iron running boards, Hmmmm, let me think, well, i'll cross that bridge when i get there :)

also the battery box shows it can opened from both sides for easy battery pack install and removal - the hand made springer forks close up - my hand made headlight... :D
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Re: EV Steampunk

Post by samoloh » Sep 27, 2013 1:28 pm

Nice work, I'll be following that monster's progress closely :twisted:
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Re: EV Steampunk

Post by allen_okc » Sep 30, 2013 7:39 am

:shock: painted the wheels bright red yesterday, it really gave the bike a whole new character, looks awesome...

also gearing up for the major components such as the ALLTRAX AXE Controller, and montenergy motor, just havent decided which motor yet. although i like the 72 volt system,i would like to have the option to goto a 96 volt system...

im working on the leaf spring saddle mount next, which is already underway... if it works, you wont believe where i got spring leafs, LOL
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Re: EV Steampunk

Post by allen_okc » Oct 09, 2013 10:13 am

more update photos, the springs are in and the wheels are red :shock:

and a pic of a leaf spring saddle mount that im going with...
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Re: EV Steampunk

Post by allen_okc » Mar 08, 2014 8:01 pm

I thought i would add this up to date video of the Steampunk Bike - also progress on the EV bat cycle has been underway with a 1984 Honda Hurricane used for the suspension parts...
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Re: EV Steampunk

Post by teddillard » Mar 09, 2014 6:16 am

OHMYGODALLEN

It may be the hangover, or the metal, or the fact it's only 7AM but really 6AM cause it just switched to DST, or the animations, or just the simply bad-assedest build going, but I'm sitting here on my couch, bleeding from the ears with coffee drooling down my chin and a JFL on my face. LMAO!

GREAT WORK, and thanks for waking my ass up this morning!
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Re: EV Steampunk

Post by allen_okc » Mar 10, 2014 12:53 pm

My handcrafted springer forks is now complete...
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Re: EV Steampunk

Post by etard » Mar 10, 2014 1:30 pm

Great build Allen!

The fuel tank looks great, I think you need some twirling gizmos for windspeed etc...
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Re: EV Steampunk

Post by allen_okc » Mar 10, 2014 3:53 pm

Thank You etard, my thoughts exactly, it really does need some kind of steampunk wind generator thing going on...
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Re: EV Steampunk

Post by etard » Mar 11, 2014 12:23 am

Four wheels moves the body, Two wheels moves the soul
Thanks to Justin @ http://www.ebike.ca He brings the soul to ES

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Re: EV Steampunk

Post by allen_okc » Mar 11, 2014 9:16 pm

pretty kewl etard, which gave me a ideal - what about your suggestion attached to a wimhurst generator to power some crazy light effects - the one thing a motorcycle has plenty of while in motion is wind. it makes me wonder if it is at possible to harness the high voltage static electricity from the wimhurst to a super capacitor and regulated to operate a led lighting system, etc... :idea:

as i ducks and runs away...

Thank You etard - im going to give it a hard ass try using your ideal - it would definitely give the bike a beautiful steampunk gismo appeal...
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Re: EV Steampunk

Post by allen_okc » Mar 11, 2014 9:28 pm

detailed information on how to build a wimhurst generator...

http://steampunkworkshop.com/how-build- ... ine-part-1
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Re: EV Steampunk

Post by allen_okc » Mar 13, 2014 7:27 pm

here is a side profile of the Steampunk EV project...
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Re: EV Steampunk

Post by allen_okc » Mar 15, 2014 8:32 pm

here is the wrought iron floor boards for the EV steampunk project...
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Re: EV Steampunk

Post by LockH » Mar 15, 2014 9:45 pm

Hehe... See maybe Post #1 in the ES thread "Horses of Iron", here:
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Re: EV Steampunk

Post by allen_okc » Mar 22, 2014 8:35 am

i would love to build a antique replica in EV form, its on my list of builds... :D
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Re: EV Steampunk

Post by allen_okc » Mar 22, 2014 8:40 am

:D one side of the floor board is done, working on the other side, then the scroll type mounts will be nextt then welded to the frame... these photos are earlier and not up to date to the progress...

after the floor boards are done then off to the brass plating...

:?: and then onto the hand lever landing gear...
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Re: EV Steampunk

Post by etard » Mar 22, 2014 9:40 pm

Looks great man, What are you using to bend them? Heat and mandrels?
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