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Hey, I’m fairly new to this community and I am planning to do a conversion on a mobility to create 80-90bhp and 200-300 nm of torque and I am wondering if anyone has any motor and battery combination that is pretty small.

I know it’s ambition for my first Project but it will hope fully be fun

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So you want to mount a car-sized powertrain on a tiny piece of crap? I sincerely hope that you don't do this.

If, on the other hand, you mean something very different from a "mobility scooter", perhaps some clarification would be appropriate.
 

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So you want to mount a car-sized powertrain on a tiny piece of crap? I sincerely hope that you don't do this.

If, on the other hand, you mean something very different from a "mobility scooter", perhaps some clarification would be appropriate.
I would only use the body from the scooter as I want it to looks authentic and the rest would be custom built like a strengthened chassis and mounts
 

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I would only use the body from the scooter as I want it to looks authentic and the rest would be custom built like a strengthened chassis and mounts
Sure, a custom stunt vehicle with scooter body on it could function, but of course with the wheelbase, track, and tire size of the scooter it will be dangerous. I certainly wouldn't want anyone operating it around me, but as a demonstration on a controlled track it would be momentarily amusing.
 

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Sure, a custom stunt vehicle with scooter body on it could function, but of course with the wheelbase, track, and tire size of the scooter it will be dangerous. I certainly wouldn't want anyone operating it around me, but as a demonstration on a controlled track it would be momentarily amusing.
That’s what I’m aiming for just a hoax
 

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do it! put some mini airbag suspension in the back end so you can drag ass too!

of course, there is always the danger that you stack it really hard and end up really needing a mobility scooter.

If its just for a bit of fun, what about a ride on mower instead? the wheel base is better, the centre of gravity and seating positing is lower (slightly) and people have been putting 125cc to 500cc motorbike engines in and racing them, so there is a lot of knowledge already out there on how they handle the power and speed. Admittedly, the top racers are using a fully built chassis with mower panel work draped over the top.
Although, a mobility scooter can be ridden through a shopping centre, a ride on mower cant... :unsure:
 

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do it! put some mini airbag suspension in the back end so you can drag ass too!

of course, there is always the danger that you stack it really hard and end up really needing a mobility scooter.

If its just for a bit of fun, what about a ride on mower instead? the wheel base is better, the centre of gravity and seating positing is lower (slightly) and people have been putting 125cc to 500cc motorbike engines in and racing them, so there is a lot of knowledge already out there on how they handle the power and speed. Admittedly, the top racers are using a fully built chassis with mower panel work draped over the top.
Although, a mobility scooter can be ridden through a shopping centre, a ride on mower cant... :unsure:
Bags is a great idea and the mower is too now I’m considering doing something like just having a go kart chassis then plonking a body on top of it like a mower or a mobility scooter body
 
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