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  1. All EV Conversions and Builds
    I'm trying to size up the conversion of a bus. I don't yet have said bus but it's likely to be a double decker or single decker if it has to be. Think Leyland Olympian (bus) or Setra s328 (coach). Average MPG of these jobbies (diesel) is 8MPG HP for these busses seems to range from 300-500hp...
  2. Classifieds
    Electric Vehicle (EV) Motor - for DC cars Brand: Advanced DC motor 9" - Model: FB1-4001A - single shaft - good condition - used for 2 weeks for a project Price: $750 Pick-up: Los Angeles
  3. Classifieds
    Looking to purchase a NET Gain TRANS WARP 9 motor (splines on one shaft). Please contact me if you have one for sale. Serious buyer with cash in hand.
  4. Non Road Going Vehicles
    Hi everyone. I'm trying to make an electric scooter, but I'd like to avoid hub motors. I came across a video in which an old alternator is used as the kart's motor. However, I'm still questioning the feasibility. I like the idea of using an alternator because of its cheap power and...
  5. New Member Introductions
    Greetings, I am an electronics and car enthusiast living in Northern Wisconsin. I recently acquired a 1988 Ford Econoline E350 type III ambulance (dual rear tires & step-thru box) with a 7.3 L idi diesel engine. The engine is toast after an oil leak, the ford C6 transmission (3 speed no...
  6. Electric Motors
    I've been wanting to do my own EV conversion with my 2001 VW Golf for a while and i've been researching for a while now, but a few days ago I talked with someone that was also intending to build his own AC Induction Motor. Do you think it's possible to build one (not expecting to be the best...
  7. Electric Motors
    Hello experts, I understand this is an electric car forum. But some of the tech maybe applicable to smaller applications too. Also am an electronic noob, so apologize in advance if this is too basic. I have 2 motors from 2 brands These are BLDC In-Hub Motors for an Electric Scooter. One...
  8. Electric Bikes
    Is anyone able to give some assistance with the wiring of the items below? I have a 24 v controller and a 48 v 2A battery I've done some research and drew a schematic which is the attachment here. Theres a link to all the items that need to be connected: Electric Bike 48v 50 A 1000w controller...
  9. Controllers
    Hi folks. In this thread I'm going to present an all hardware DIY (Tesla) ACIM ASIC controller that does not need uC, DSP and programming. It is a spin-off of this thread about a similar controller for a DC series motor. Most of "can it be done?" stuff (simulations, breadboarding) is in the DC...
  10. Electric Motors
    Hi everyone, so I recently purchased a motor from advanced motors and drives- fb1-4001a. Ill attach a photo with this so you can see. Anyways I'm in the process of making a adapter plate and coupler to attach it to my VW Vanagon and I'm having trouble determining the correct hub to fit on the...
  11. Electric Bikes
    Hi, I tried to be as specific as possible in the title. This is my problem, I work for an small neighbor and we bought 10 e bikes from a quite professional builder at china. When they sent the sample with bafang hub motor it worked great. Then to make it a little cheaper we decided to use a...
  12. Electric Motors
    Searching for 6” dia. motor My friend and I are brainstorming how to fit two electric motors in the front subframe of an 09 Z06 Corvette (one on each wheel… ICE is staying up front because it’s powering the rear wheels). The dimensions we have to work with are less than desirable; however, we...
  13. Electric Motors
    HI, I have just acuired a Renault Zoe Motor. It appears to be a synchronous motor. It has a electicaly magnitised rotor and stator with three pahse and nutral cables. I am trying to get it to spin but I dont have any nameplate info for the motor. If anybody has this information I would...
  14. Electric Motors
    Hi! I want a electric vehicle using 2-5 Kw dc hub motor. The vehicle weight is about 300 kg with driver. Which motor do you recommend me? Thanks.:)
  15. All EV Conversions and Builds
    Hi all, I have recently joined up to this page and I'm seeking a little bit of help (alot). In a few months I will have a 2006 fiat grande punto 1.9 diesel sat on the drive doing nothing. I would love to have a go at turning it into an electric car. I'm aware that it isn't just as easy as...
  16. Electric Motors
    I'm looking to basically use my civic as an electric golf cart/tractor on the farm. Obviosly doesn't need to go fast, but something with some torque would be ideal. Any ideas for what kind of motor I should use for this?
  17. Electric Motors
    Hey there, I am new to this forum and a noob... This is my first electric build. I am trying to replicate my gasoline two wheeler specs in my all electric build. Specs: On road Power : 7-8Kw @ 8000 rpm On road torque : 9N-m @ 6000 rpm Top Speed : 95 Kmph How do i convert these specs...
  18. Electric Motors
    Dear community, I am a beginner and trying to calculate the starting torque for my vehicle project with following specs: Vehicle mass (with passengers and battery)=1000kg Motor selection= AC-20 HPEVS depending on the starting torque i calculate I need to meet the following performance...
  19. All EV Conversions and Builds
    Hi all, I am building a custom EV (three wheels; two front wheels, one rear) for driving on road. The rear wheel is the driven wheel. My specs are listed below: Vehicle curb weight - 500 kgs (two seats) Battery - 48 V Lead Acid 100 Ah (4 of these) - total weight 125 kgs Motor - Golden Motor 3...
  20. Electric Motors
    Howdy Guys, I made a google spread sheet that has a bunch of the calculations needed for building E-boards or any thing EV related. There is an included belt/chain length calculator, Motor power calculations and graphs to go with it, Battery calculations, Range calculations, General board...
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