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I have been working on a 914 conversion at Electric thrust for the
last 2 weeks with a car show in mind for it and some other EV's that
the people at Electricthrust have been doing . We have been having a
blast here , and the car show looming in the near futurer has just
added to the fun with the " get her done " mixed with the "who can do
the nicest work" and having a nice place to work in with a great bunch
of guys .. Still thing happen , and the day before the car show I
still don't have the 914 done when I get the word that they are going
to let us do a burn out at the show with the 914 if I think it will do
it . In the 15 years I've been doing EV's I've never had any one give
an OK for this kind of stuff at a car show . Wish I had got here a
few day earlier , wish I had worked late a few more night, wish wish
wish ,. Well its the night before the show maybe 10 11 pm and the
first test ride.. NOT GOOD . The car goes then cuts off , goes and cut
off ,,, why ,, what could it be , loos wire , bad contactor , a check
and nothing shows up , 1.30 am and I go to bed hart broken . I've
known Mr D for 3 years now and he has a lot of faith in me, I hate
letting him down , he's got his on project that he and his team have
been racing to get done but he's out there with me at 1:30 am telling
me I'll figure it out , don't worry ,,, Just the day before we where
having a friendly competition to see who would get there car rolling
first ( can be seen at
http://greenshedconversions.com/SUMMEROF2010NEWS.aspx ) The fun of
the first ride seen on
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=saenLB9rPBA&feature=player_embedded#!
was not being felt , instead I went to bed not knowing what was wrong
. Part 2 First thoughts upon waking .
Steve Clunn
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Tomorrows Ride TODAY !
Visit our shop web page at: www.Greenshedconversions.com

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Steve

Don't know if you still have this problem, but it reminds me of one I
had recently. I went through a whole motor swap and electric rebuild.
First time I tried to take a ride I had the same problem, takes off
and then stops, takes off and stops. If I went real slow it would go a
little farther, then shut down.

The problem was that I didn't have my speed sensor hooked up and I
still had the Stall Detect active with my Zilla. The Zilla was smarter
than me and noticed I was pulling amps but it couldn't see the motor
spin.

Hope this helps.

Dave Cover


Steve Clunn <[email protected]> wrote:
> I have been working on a 914 conversion at Electric thrust for the
> last 2 weeks with a car show in mind for it and some other EV's that
> the people at Electricthrust have been doing . We have been having a
> blast here , and the car show looming in the near futurer has just
> added to the fun with the " get her done " mixed with the "who can do
> the nicest work" and having a nice place to work in with a great bunch
> of guys .. Still thing happen , and the day before the car show I
> still don't have the 914 done when I get the word that they are going
> to let us do a burn out at the show with the 914 if I think it will do
> it . In the 15 years I've been doing EV's I've never had any one give
> an OK for this kind of stuff at a car show . Wish I had got here a
> few day earlier , wish I had worked late a few more night, wish wish
> wish ,. Well its the night before the show maybe 10 11 pm and the
> first test ride.. NOT GOOD . The car goes then cuts off , goes and cut
> off ,,, why ,, what could it be , loos wire , bad contactor , a check
> and nothing shows up , 1.30 am and I go to bed hart broken . I've
> known Mr D for 3 years now and he has a lot of faith in me, I hate
> letting him down , he's got his on project that he and his team have
> been racing to get done but he's out there with me at 1:30 am telling
> me I'll figure it out , don't worry ,,, Just the day before we where
> having a friendly competition to see who would get there car rolling
> first ( can be seen at
> http://greenshedconversions.com/SUMMEROF2010NEWS.aspx ) The fun of
> the first ride seen on
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3DsaenLB9rPBA&feature=3Dplayer_embedded#!
> was not being felt , instead I went to bed not knowing what was wrong
> . Part 2 First thoughts upon waking .
> Steve Clunn
> --
> Tomorrows Ride TODAY !
> Visit our shop web page at: www.Greenshedconversions.com
>
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