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  1. Liberated MG1 and 2 from my Chevy Volt transaxle.

    Electric Motors
    I liberated the two beauties from a 2014 Chevy Volt transaxle, Gen 1. I was planning on linking the motors with a custom-made housing and getting rid of the brakes/clutches and other unneeded complexity. FYI: I have the Chevy Volt inverter, the original transaxle housing, accessories/parts...
  2. What motor voltage should I look for?

    Electric Motors
    Hello! I'm looking for electric motors for my EV conversion, and I've realized that I'm horribly under-informed... I have no idea what I should be looking for, especially in terms of voltage. I've heard that I should look for something between 100-200 lbs, and that I should be looking at...
  3. Asbestos in electric motors

    Technical Discussion
    I was looking for a forklift motor today and on the nameplate of a motor I was considering, I noticed the 'insulation class' specification. It was class H and after a quick google search, I found that it meant that the motor's insulation consisted of silicone elastomer, mica, fibreglass silicone...
  4. Low-voltage power supplies, D.C. output – Part 3: Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC)

    Electric Motors
    This article is automatically translated by google translate, just for reference. Chinese version PDF please CLICK HERE. Low voltage DC power Part 3: Electromagnetic compatibility(EMC) GB This section 21560 specifies the power level does not exceed 30 kW,an input AC or DC input voltage is...
  5. 220v 2 phase motor for Electrical Boat conversion

    Electric Motors
    Hello, First of all, i have to say...what a great forum! My doubts that lead me to here are, firstly: Is it viable to use a 5-7kw 220v 2 phase+neutral motor for a electrical conversion of a sailboat? I basically have to choices, first I could install a 36-48v DC and run it with controller...
  6. low gear ratios (25:1)

    All EV Conversions and Builds
    I am designing a low speed(6mph) electric vehicle that will be used to transport loadings of about 400lb and will have total weight(loaded) of 1400lb. I will be using an electric motor with a 19 tooth spline from a golf cart and calculated I need a gear ratio of 25:1. However no rearend...
  7. What AC motor to replace a Diesel engine

    Technical Discussion
    Hello, I hope some one here can help me out. I´m on a project to convert a Bus using a 190hp, 700 nm Torque diesel engine to electric. My first though was to get an electric motor with the same power and torque, but is seems that it will be too much, but because such an electric motor is quite...
  8. High Performance Electric Motor

    Electric Motors
    Hello...!!! Can anyone please help me find a high performance electric motor ? I am looking something that has these specs... Continuous Torque: >75Nm Continuous Power: >30kW Motor Speed: >6000rpm Voltage: >150VDC Weight:<10kg(22lbs) Cost: (low is prefered, but no restriction as such) any help...
  9. manufacturers of electric scooter motor(350w-8000w)

    Parts Vendors
    Hi, This is Cherry Zhou from Taizhou Quanshun in China, We are focus on high power E-scooter motor(From 250W to 8000W), E-car motor(From 1000W to 8000W), Scooter Wheel and E-bike wheel for more than 13 years. Pls. refer to one of 13inch 72V 8000W scooter motor below (expected max speed is...
  10. electric car motor(1000w-8000w) manufacturer

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    Hi, This is Cherry Zhou from Taizhou Quanshun in China, We are focus on high power E-scooter motor(From 250W to 8000W), E-car motor(From 1000W to 8000W), Scooter Wheel and E-bike wheel for more than 13 years. Pls. refer to one of 13inch 72V 8000W scooter motor below (expected max speed is...
  11. 40hp Electric Drive System 72-80V 350A For Marine or EV $2500

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    40hp Electric Drive System 72-80V 350A For Marine or EV Bought this setup for a project and didn't use. Brand new, inbox kit. PMAC Drive Kit The Electric Motorsport PMAC-DS kit will convert your gas or diesel engine to clean, silent electric propulsion! This kit is designed for inboard or...
  12. Electric Forklift motor

    Electric Motors
    Hello fellow DIYers, i have recently bought a YALE forklift motor, however there was no information about it, although i got some pictures on it, do you guys mind helping me identify some specification of it? Here are some of the questions i need answering as well: -what motor controller...
  13. Battery estimation for an Electric Race-Car

    Batteries and Charging
    Hello people, I am currently doing a project on electric cars. I am designing the powertrain of an electric race-car on MATLAB/SIMULINK for the Formula Student UK competition. I am struggling with the claculation of the power required from the power source (battery). I simulated my design and...
  14. TransWarp9 For Sale

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    Never used Transwarp9 for sale. Includes (also never used) Tailshaft Housing and Slip Yoke. Like new condition. Buyer picks up or pays for shipping. Serial #T2454466430. $1500+shipping.
  15. TTXGP Brands Hatch UK and EURO Final(Kelly controllers win again)

    EV News
    Starting in the same order as this morning, the teams took to the grid on full wet set up, as despite the rain easing, the track was still wet with areas of standing water. Jenny led the field around on the warm up lap and the bikes settled into their grid positions for the final regional rounds...
  16. TTXGP UK Round 2 Pembrey Race( Kelly Controllers swept the medals again)

    EV News
    The sun shone for the third round of the TTXGP UK Championship in Pembrey, South Wales and tension in the paddock was high in the build up to the race. So after lunch, the final checks on the bikes were made and the riders mounted their machines and queued up to take to the track for the grid...
  17. DIY electric motor in the 10kW range

    Electric Motors
    Hi all! There is a book available with a detailed building instruction for a brushless axial flux motor at: http://www.amazingdiyprojects.com There are also some inspirational videos etc on the site. Enjoy! /Axel
  18. Electric Off Road Vehicle

    Dallas EV Club
    Hi all! I am a senior at Southern Methodist University in Dallas and my team and I are working on our senior design project. Everyone on the team is a mechanical engineer. The project is for a disabled man who loves the outdoors but is limited in being able to go out and enjoy nature. Our team...
  19. WTB: 12V DC 3/4 hp

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    I am a first time poster here. My lawn mower engine blew my car's did, so I decided to try my hand at a lawn mower conversion first. A way of getting my feet wet - or electrocuted. :) So, I'm trying to see if I can luck out and get a motor for around $200. If I go much higher my wife is...
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