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flo replied to the thread Sachs xtc 125 conversion.
" Hi
Got my replacement controller today from Kelly
As said i cannot be more happy with their customer service.
Unfortunately i have managed to break two ribs and basically just spend my time laying down in agony.
Being my own boss this means no work no pay and thus i doubt that the project can be completed till next spring...
Well nothing i can do about it..

In the meantime i would like to get some things clarified.
As is now, the front sproket is raised just shy of 2mm above the pivot point of the swing. I simply cannot remember if it is recomendet to err rather towards beneath or above the pivot point.
Atm my cad tells me chain should clear with both -swing extendet and fully compressed but i would like some reasurence.

greets

flo "

3 Hours Ago

frodus replied to the thread Dashboard Suggestions.
" IXXAT is a USB to CAN converter. Standard USB 2/3 port will work. Micro USB to USB will work.

If you're going to do CAN, you could get a OBDII adapter (ELM327 or something similar), and put it in straight CAN mode. You'll have to write code, but you can talk CANopen to the Sevcon if you're doing that. It's NOT OBDII compliant.

CANbus is the hardware layer (physical layer).
CANopen, OBDII are both the software layer, protocol layer. OBDII is what cars talk, and CANopen is what a lot of industrial stuff talks. The Sevcon doesn't speak OBDII, but it does speak CANopen over the CANbus.

Make sense?

Also, I sell the IXXAT cables if you want to go that route. "

1 Day Ago

Stevo replied to the thread Dashboard Suggestions.
" Travis, what computer port is required for the IXXAT cable connection? Is it a standard USB 3.0? I am asking because I am learning that most new rugged tablets only have micro USB and micro HDMI ports. I am thinking that if the CAN-BUS data from the IXXAT cable can be converted to wifi, then I could conceivably connect to it with either a Windows10 or Android device, which would give me more options. "

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Ted Dillard replied to the thread Dashboard Suggestions.
" You mean on that build? That's probably another thread, but there are some hotter new batteries I'd use, and a motor that I'd choose over an Emrax now, but I'm sure y'all know all about that stuff... "

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Stevo replied to the thread Dashboard Suggestions.
" I just sent them an inquiry. I told them Ted Dillard sent me

Ted, that article is 3 years old, almost to the day... Can you update us with any new developments?
I ask because I want my next build to be a streetbike. I'm leaning towards a 2003-5 ish Honda VFR with saddlebag side cases. I figure you can fit alot of Li in those side cases! And they are easily removable. Like the BMW panniers. "

3 Days Ago

frodus replied to the thread Dashboard Suggestions.
" Do they support Sevcon?

From what I saw, only Curtis at the moment, but that could have changed. "

4 Days Ago

Ted Dillard replied to the thread Dashboard Suggestions.
" If you want to go total cool, look at this: http://ai-hmi.com/evic_products/

http://ai-hmi.com/wp-content/uploads...2-1024x996.jpg

These guys were really responsive when I queried them. (https://evmc2.wordpress.com/2014/12/...perbike-check/) "

4 Days Ago

Stevo replied to the thread Electric Hurricane - 1987 CBR600 F1 Conversion.
"
Quote Originally Posted by andy View Post
good luck dude, I think there is a few of us with pesky houses that get in the way of building our bikes!!
Houses, LIFE, and lack of funding!! "

4 Days Ago

Stevo replied to the thread Dashboard Suggestions.
" Here is a possible solution to using my cell phone as a key: http://www.tinyosshop.com/index.php?...product_id=362
It looks like a good starting point. I'm still researching this whole thing out. "

6 Days Ago

Duck-Stew replied to the thread First E-Moto project underway '10 Zero S rebuild.
" Couple of questions for the more enlightened among us:
1) If I use 13x Nissan Leaf cells, that would provide a more 80%-to-20% voltage of about 96vdc, yes? I want to make sure my thinking on this is correct.

2) Rear wheel: I've been looking around and due to the non-adjustable rear axle on the '10 Zero S and the 12.2" length from rear axle centerline to swingarm cross-brace, I'm leaning towards 16" wheels (same size as original, just want the reduced weight of those spokes & tubes gone). 17" tires are hard to come by less than 24.4" OD. The 16" wheels don't leave much in the way of available imported motorcycle wheels to choose from (domestic motorcycles and their parts are just too heavy to consider). So, that leads me to my question: Does anyone see a problem with running a 16" FRONT wheel on the back of my Zero? I'm reasoning that if I got a front wheel where the brake rotor bolts near the axle (instead of out on the spokes), that the hub would provide enough strength to use as the flange which powers the motorcycle.

To be clear, the FRONT wheel I'm considering for use on the REAR of my Zero is from a mid-90's Honda CBR900RR at 16"x3.5".

Another update: ME1507 will be the motor for the bike. "

6 Days Ago

tylerwatts replied to the thread Sachs xtc 125 conversion.
" Ah yes I understand. Looks ideal the way you have it. Very nice work Flo.

Cheers

Tyler "

6 Days Ago

flo replied to the thread Sachs xtc 125 conversion.
" This one shows better....

Attachment 7473 "

6 Days Ago

flo replied to the thread Sachs xtc 125 conversion.
" Hi
motor is mounted as fare back as possible - just a few mm for safty.
You are right, the swingarm goes right through the centerplates. Just like the original ice`s motor mount.
So for mounting the unit it will get slid onto the lower tube (the one with the yellow stops), then turned upwards and the swingarm slid through it and the upper bolts get attached.
Using all original mounting points as is.

No - i am not allowed to cut through the main axle, as it is there to serve for the whole lower frames integrity and on top the motor would not fit between those swingarm bearings anyway.

Looks something like the attached pic -the swingarm is not modelled accurately... what matters is just the fact that ,in real life there is a gap of just about 1,2 cm or so.
I do need some material in there to hold the motor as well.

flo
Attachment 7471Attachment 7472 "

6 Days Ago

tylerwatts replied to the thread Sachs xtc 125 conversion.
" I see now how it supports the frame. I do think that your solution so far is very good. Is the motor mounted as close to the swingarm as possible? Am I mistaken or does the CAD show the swingarm tube going through the plates? I assume that is just a mistake, is it? The CAD is very good though.

What about removing the centre section of the swingarm tube and bracing the outer sections for the bearings so that the motor can move further back? Can you post a picture of the swingarm?

Well don't worry if it isn't a problem, I think you have an excellent solution so far. You just may get more battery space and/or less chain sag and noise. Could even use a belt drive.

Cheers

Tyler "

6 Days Ago