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Chalo
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      Ready made, major brand e-bikes are almost without exception overpriced, difficult and expensive to maintain, and loaded with...
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      Did you consider conversion? For me right to repair is important, so I would choose conversion or eventually ready made Chinese e-bike.
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      The thermal materials I've seen used to pot or separate cells in battery packs aren't designed to resist fire, but to prevent it by...
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      Chalo replied to the thread Squeaking noise from front brake.
      Disc brake pads and rotors are easily contaminated, especially by hydraulic brakes that provide their own contaminant. Rotors can be...
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      Chalo replied to the thread How to hold batteries?.
      When wee cells are ganged up and stuck together with high resistance nickel, they make a lot of heat that doesn't even happen when you...
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      Chalo replied to the thread How to hold batteries?.
      I think 18650 cells are great for making packs in the 1500 mAh to 3500 mAh range. I think using 9P construction instead of 1P is...
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      Chalo replied to the thread How to hold batteries?.
      Well, using 270 cells to make a battery that isn't 270S is one clue.
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      Chalo replied to the thread How to hold batteries?.
      If you were to build a house, would you use elements like 2x6" lumber, 4x8' plywood panels, and concrete blocks? Or would you use dice...
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      Chalo replied to the thread Railbike.
      Steel on steel is the reason for rail travel efficiency. Yes, rails are smooth and never steeply inclined, but they're not a good shape...
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      Downwards orientation, with a drip loop, is better. Don't let the cable serve as a conduit to direct moisture into the motor where it...
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      Chalo replied to the thread E/BIKE won't turn on..
      Inspect all the cables, plugs, and battery contacts you can access. Look for things like loose terminal clips, plugs that aren't pushed...
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      For your application, either one would be fine. The point is to have a smooth hard surface for the nipple head to turn against, and...
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      The rims can take the tension. At that point the nipples are the limiting factor. With good lubrication, or with nipple washers, I...
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      Chalo replied to the thread News of the Weird.
      Since 2016, I've been bewildered by the apparent aliens all around me whose thought processes don't seem to be human at all.
    • Chalo
      What size axle thread does the motor have? Should be 16mm or more, but might be 14mm. The smaller the major diameter of the axle, the...
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