Or you could throw the Hyper9 away and get a normal 9 inch forklift motor which will produce more than enough torque and rpms for a great machine at a fraction of the cost
Nope - direct drive to a Hitachi forklift motor - no gearboxDuncan,
I assume that's with a transmission and in first or second? Either way, impressive! I am hoping to avoid that though. Prefer to not break the wheels loose... It would be cool to be able to for showing off, but nowhere near a design goal.