I'd like to know this too. I've got an AC24 in my car, with an AT1200, and I'd love to get an LS in there - it's kinda like upgrading.So how much for a motor? I'm not even going to need a gear box. I just don't want to see them scrapped.
Fedex ships up to 150lb http://images.fedex.com/us/services/pdf/packaging/GrlPkgGuidelines_fxcom.pdfAs for shipping the C-face motors, the boxes they are in say they weigh 97#, which is heavier than what standard FedEx will allow, IIRC. Or maybe it is UPS that has a strict limit of 70# for a non-freight package?
Thanks for the data! I thought I estimated 0 to 60 mph at 20-some sec, but wasn't sure so didn't say. For comparison my Swift does 0 to 60 mph in 16 sec, and used about 216 Wh/mile from the wall over the first two years (EKM meter at input top charger). Looks like it will be closer to 211 over this past year. I would guess ave speed is probably around high 40's - about half is 50 to 65 mph, other half 30 to 40 mph. What matters of course is if the car suits you.tomofreno,
I've got one of those type cars. It's not great, but at 156V, it'll get you around town.
Geo Metro 4D
I average 320Wh/Mi, and on a 156V 100AH pack, my range to 80%DOD was 45Mi. Acceleration is okay with one person in the car - 0-60 in 25sec, with 20-45 in 8ish sec. Send any questions my way.
I say 70kw because I've pulled 70kw from one of them on a Curtis controller. Send me a PM, shipping internationally is not going to be cheap.Remotecontact
Why do you state in the eBay auction that the motors are capable of 70kW? I understood they were known to handle 40kW, with less nominal power, around 30kW with decent air flow for cooling.
Can anyone correct one of us please?
Also, shame you can't offer international shipping, those are very nice motors!
Hi Remote,I say 70kw because I've pulled 70kw from one of them on a Curtis controller.
Would you tell more? Specifically, how did you tune the Curtis? And what was the method used to determine the 70kW? I am very interested and I am sure others here, like mizlplix, are also. He is trying to use the Curtis with a different motor. http://www.diyelectriccar.com/forums/showthread.php?t=81413
Holy mackerel... I should have listed my same AC24LS motors on ebay, judging by the number of sales you've had (11 in 3 days) and that you are getting $200 each for them!
Well, TigerNut did ask the question about three posts ago.However, I wonder if the brisk sales are the result of people mistakenly assuming this motor has shaft bearings in both end bells? Has anyone on ebay asked you about that?
Yep, but as this question - among others - has yet to be answered I asked it again to emphasize that it is still pertinent/relevant to the discussion at hand.Well, TigerNut did ask the question about three posts ago.
That was my thought as well, as I also received (7) of the C-face motors so I could easily borrow one to map out a new end bell for those motors without the drive end bearing needed for "standalone" use. I may yet do this as I still have (5) of the latter motors in stock after a potential sale fell through. Who knows, maybe all those people that buy RemoteContact's motors will end up buying end bells from me...I suppose that at $200, (edit: really $300 with shipping) some may be thinking "how hard can it be?" (to figure out some sort of bearing / support or to copy the C-face metalwork)....
Yep, but scrap value is fairly high - approximately $60 per motor in my area, with over half of that coming from the cable assembly alone! - while the relative "effort" required to scrap them is very low. Once you go to the trouble to list the motors on ebay, answer questions about them, pay all the fees, box them up so they will survive transit, deal with the inevitable complaints about the one that UPS allowed to fall off a conveyor belt, etc., making anything less than $100 on top of the scrap value seems kind of pointless.There is the risk that no-one will publish this information, so then they are back to scrap value, plus shipping and hassle.
I sometimes wonder that myself... especially when I see the likes of PZigouras hocking his fake motor controllers on ebay.Tesseract: maybe you're just too darned honest? (Just kidding, obviously)....
Oh, I'm not suggesting he is trying to scam anyone and, in fact, I wish him well with his venture. My main motivation for wanting him to answer the various questions posed to him on this page of the thread are purely selfish - if this motor really can take 70kW and people really are willing to pay $200 each for them on ebay then that is what I am going to list my remaining (5) for...