E motorcycle... bought and legal in one day.. now with #2

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E motorcycle... bought and legal in one day.. now with #2

Post by Voltron » Dec 16 2014 11:01am

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My buddy just picked this up....$350 running, with charger, and expired plate. We squeezed it into his van, off to the DMV, and later that afternoon hes riding his now fully legal e-ride with motorcycle, not moped license plate.


edit... its a Huari branded, maybe sold by R Martin type?
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Post by Kent » Dec 16 2014 1:23pm

Voltron wrote:
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My buddy just picked this up....$350 running, with charger, and expired plate. We squeezed it into his van, off to the DMV, and later that afternoon hes riding his now fully legal e-ride with motorcycle, not moped license plate.
What is the point?

That your buddy got a deal and it actually works?

Or that you were able to get it registered as a motorcycle whereas its actually a moped-sub 30 mph-class?
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Only by setting an example of good road manners and public courtesy can we convince the general public to take the electric bike seriously as a transportation option. Obey traffic laws!

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Post by Voltron » Dec 16 2014 1:28pm

Don't think there was a point other than sharing another e vehicle on the road... But that first one is a good one. The second... it actually tops out at about 35... and with the moto plate it opens it up for higher power levels while still being legal.

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Post by dnmun » Dec 16 2014 2:01pm

that was a deal. where did you find it?

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Post by Voltron » Dec 16 2014 2:15pm

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Craigslist Santa Babara.... in the motorcycle section. It was a deal... the guy took it as payment for something else.. no interest in it himself. Lifepo pack with big high amp charger, and still researching but I think it has a six phase motor? Def. not the usual crappy optional pedals low power sla junk scooter, the parts that look like metal are actually metal, not shiny plastic, hydraulic brakes with dual piston calipers, etc. This is the charger port... going to start digging in to find out what the aftermarket looking switch goes to...

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Post by riba2233 » Dec 16 2014 6:18pm

It looks similar to the big motor that john in cr is selling, and that one is six phase.
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Post by Hillhater » Dec 16 2014 8:31pm

There is a data tag on the RH side of the battery box,.just infront of the rear wheel.
What does it say ?
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Post by dnmun » Dec 16 2014 10:26pm

that controller is just huge and i wonder who built it. where will all the new battery go? i assume the controller is 48V but may be 72 or could be capable.

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Post by Voltron » Dec 17 2014 2:29pm

Re the tag, I think it just says 2008 Huari, then some weight and tire info...nothing about the power etc. Still studying, but prob 60v, I'll meter it soon, and it does look like the John in CR motor, which got me kinda excited about it when my buddy showed me the picture. And the first thing I said too was "look at that freaking giant controller!" lol. I think thats part of the 6 phase thing,,, its two controllers in one box.
Re. added batteries, lots of room if you're willing to sacrifice the storage bin under the seat....but thats down the road a little bit while we study the systems on this thing.

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Post by Voltron » Dec 17 2014 2:53pm

The seller remembered midway thru the first one he had a second one covered up... the first one was interesting enough to go get this one... not as good, lead battery, still 60v, smaller wheels...but the same motor bolted onto a smaller wheel, and the same controller box, with hopefully the same unit inside. The perfect practice one before jacking around with the good one...
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Post by 100volts+ » Dec 17 2014 3:37pm

Great deal.
I'm jealous
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Post by Voltron » Dec 17 2014 3:43pm

It def was that rare right place at the right time kinda deal. Badass build on the bike in your sig btw... I'm jealous :wink:

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Post by agniusm » Jan 09 2015 1:15pm

Its efun ev scooter . It has that same 6 phase motor that is rebranded here on ES as HubmonsterHE. The controller is actually 2 100A controllers in one and who ever said sub 30mph scooter is wrong. Its 60mph scooter. Absolute bargain.
Its older model but equivalent at present is ef-thunder @ 6kW
They now have hidden the controller away and it looks a touch better: http://www.efunev.com/index.php?_m=mod_ ... w&p_id=266
They also have 9kW 70mph capable ef-puma super scooter.

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Post by Voltron » Jan 14 2015 9:52am

I agree that it's a special motor to find in a sea of crappy mid weight used scooters, but it sure doesn't do 60. It tops out at about 37 currently, so now the tweeking starts for getting the speed up a bit. It was a fun road test, I was beside him on my crappy ugly joke of a homebuilt, but with about 3-4 mph more top speed on something I could pedal if it broke down 8) . It had impressive acceleration though...really feels like the top speed is being limited in the controller settings.

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Post by granolaboy » Feb 02 2015 6:35pm

agniusm wrote:Its efun ev scooter . It has that same 6 phase motor that is rebranded here on ES as HubmonsterHE. The controller is actually 2 100A controllers in one and who ever said sub 30mph scooter is wrong. Its 60mph scooter. Absolute bargain.
Its older model but equivalent at present is ef-thunder @ 6kW
They now have hidden the controller away and it looks a touch better: http://www.efunev.com/index.php?_m=mod_ ... w&p_id=266
They also have 9kW 70mph capable ef-puma super scooter.
Those look like great scooters...I wonder how much it would cost to get one into Canada, and if they'll let me register it...
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Post by Voltron » Feb 12 2015 10:19pm

Turns out the little dangly unmounted switch is the speed limiter...now it does 54 mph/86 kph

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Post by agniusm » Feb 20 2015 4:58am

So i guess in the end i was almost right :) just need to tune it for a bit more of curent and off you go :)

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Post by Voltron » Feb 20 2015 7:05pm

Right you were... a lot more fun to ride with it turned off

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Post by markz » Feb 22 2015 3:57pm

granolaboy wrote:
agniusm wrote:Its efun ev scooter . It has that same 6 phase motor that is rebranded here on ES as HubmonsterHE. The controller is actually 2 100A controllers in one and who ever said sub 30mph scooter is wrong. Its 60mph scooter. Absolute bargain.
Its older model but equivalent at present is ef-thunder @ 6kW
They now have hidden the controller away and it looks a touch better: http://www.efunev.com/index.php?_m=mod_ ... w&p_id=266
They also have 9kW 70mph capable ef-puma super scooter.
Those look like great scooters...I wonder how much it would cost to get one into Canada, and if they'll let me register it...
You can register anything, just takes a lot of work and red tape to jump through.

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Post by amberwolf » Mar 01 2015 2:48am

markz wrote:You can register anything, just takes a lot of work and red tape to jump through.
Not quite true. Check the Online Market section for some Vectrix that could not be registered in Canada.

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