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flo replied to the thread Kawasaki zxr-E.
" HI
Most dreaded step done.

After only a slight notching (which had been anticipated)

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Tank fits perfect

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could not be more happy

even have some room to spare

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Have found a place for the charger , dc and 12V life.
Charger goes into former 12V battery space, while the aux battery and dc will sit under the back seat. only needing a plate to screw onto.

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Need to find a way to secure the charger... something like on the sachs comes to mind..hmm need to figure that out

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stay tuned "

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flo replied to the thread Kawasaki zxr-E.
" Hi
been a bit longer than 48 hrs but i got the braces done.
just enough material left
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perfect fit

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also milled up some holders for the GigaVac and fuse from leftover FG

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stay tuned "

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Richard230 created the thread KTM considering swappable batteries.
" KTM wants to collaborate with Honda, Yamaha, and Piaggio regarding standardizing swappable batteries. But will the big guys actually be interested in using the idea for anything but city bikes? https://electricmotorcycles.news/ktm...r-and-piaggio/ "

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flo replied to the thread Kawasaki zxr-E.
" Hi
thanks for your concerns.
There will be a diagonal brace tie-ing the motormount onto the front holder of the battery, as well as two braces tying the motor mount to the battery. All designed in already. Only i posponed milling it for checking discrepancies between drawing and reality.
Yes the ICE is a stressed member on this bike, as far as i recall the first production bike using it this way. The brace however, tying the cylinders to the frame, is quite laughable, considering the vibrations the engine outputs ..
With no rider on it and no riding forces it will be ok for the next 48 hrs, i am sure.

here:
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Flo "

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Stevo replied to the thread Kawasaki zxr-E.
" The distance between front and rear wheels elongated on those conversions that Electro Flyers mentioned. Try taking some accurate measurements of distance between front/rear axels to monitor any frame stretching.
The good thing about the aluminum delta box frame is that its very rigid and strong.
I suspect you'll know pretty soon on some test rides how much flex you are getting. "

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Electro Flyers replied to the thread Kawasaki zxr-E.
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Quote Originally Posted by flo View Post
flo, I strongly suspect the ICE in this bike is a stressed member of the frame system. Without the engine bolted in, there may be excess flexing and possible cracking near the welded joint in the main side spars. One way to prevent this from happening would be to add external diagonal bracing between the front engine mount and the ares of the frame near the swing arm pivot. This type of problem showed-up when people were working with some Ninja 250s.
In place of separate diagonal braces, some people have tied their battery box and motor mounts together; and made them strong and stiff enough to serve the same function. "

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Stevo replied to the thread Kawasaki zxr-E.
" Beautiful! Its looking very good.
I call those "circlips" but I'm not sure what the real name is LOL
Looking forward to seeing the final weight!! "

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thunder replied to the thread eAssist AC Induction Motor.
" Interesting thread, I am looking to put it on a 1988 KDX Kawasaki woods bike, got a few questions
should I use version1 or 2 of the motor I seem to believe there are major differences in the two both in voltage and rotor ( I believe ver1 rotor has PMs embedded in an aluminum core)
15hp would be equivalent to the old two-stroke engine could anyone recommend a voltage for the battery pack and controller options...

Thanks all "

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