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Re: Leaf / leafmotor / leafbike high efficiency 1500w motor

Post by Cowardlyduck » Sep 26 2020 10:05pm

neptronix wrote:
Sep 26 2020 9:35am
That's a beautiful sight, my dude :mrgreen:
I never took mine past 6kw due to the simple fact that i couldn't keep the front wheel on the ground.
Rad to hear that someone has finally taken it to max :)
Thanks!
I actually did it several years back. At one point I was even playing around with it at 8.4KW and it was going ok till I killed my Adaptto MiniE. After I replaced it I decided to tone it down so I didn't kill the next one.
I also did the same on a Crystalyte HS4080. Worked a treat and both motor's/wheels went together with my Fighter when I sold it earlier this year.

Pushing hubs like this to the limit was fun, but as many others state, it's not using the right tool for the job once you go that far over the rated spec. I would certainly do it again for the right situation, but where the opportunity exists to use a better tool (i.e. beefier hub, or mid drive) then that should be the first option.

As a point of comparison, my LMX64 with it's mid drive has the same pull at 2.5KW that my Leaf did at 7.5KW and doesn't need any cooling mods.

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Re: Leaf / leafmotor / leafbike high efficiency 1500w motor

Post by markz » Sep 29 2020 1:55am

ZeroEm wrote:
Sep 26 2020 9:53pm
Hub Monster's
Its just a scooter motor, you'd have to find out what it came out of and that info is out there.

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Re: Leaf / leafmotor / leafbike high efficiency 1500w motor

Post by ZeroEm » Sep 29 2020 2:08am

by markz » Sep 29 2020 1:55am
ZeroEm wrote: ↑Sep 26 2020 9:53pm
Hub Monster's
Its just a scooter motor, you'd have to find out what it came out of and that info is out there.
That is like me doing this
by markz » Sep 29 2020 1:55am

just a scooter motor.
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