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  1. Thread: Just joined.

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    Welcome! Plenty of smart people here!

    Welcome!

    Plenty of smart people here!
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    Motor is still being figured out, Contoller will...

    Motor is still being figured out, Contoller will be a SME 750 amp (now Dana corp)
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    DC motors seem to transfer the energy more...

    DC motors seem to transfer the energy more quickly. That is why a lot of drag racers have been using them at the expense of the brushes, added weight and lower RPMs. I still have a DC motor in my...
  4. I was not planning on it. I am the one that made...

    I was not planning on it. I am the one that made the error so I paid the price. The new ones have that.
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    Yes, A Motenergy 1507.

    Yes, A Motenergy 1507.
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    AC motors.....100% torque at zero RPM is still...

    AC motors.....100% torque at zero RPM is still not moving HP. This is not always a bad thing as in Drag racing you do not want to "blow your tires off"

    I have everything running at 100% in the...
  7. Stacking chargers (Just in case you wanted to know.)

    Yes Dorthy you can mix and match chargers if you do it right (This may have been discussed already), Here is my setup.

    In the photo you will see 3 chargers Juicing up our Legend dragcar. I use a...
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    Thanks for the info. I may reach out the them...

    Thanks for the info.

    I may reach out the them if the company I am working with does not pan out.

    Ed
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    Adding a centrifugal clutch to the drag bike.

    Hello all!

    We are looking to knock off some time on our drag runs.
    I have always felt the Toque at Zero RPM is not really translating to the wheels when the motor is stationary in a AC system.
    ...
  10. Thread: Battery Help!

    by EVcycle
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    Chevy Volt batteries come in a 48 volt single...

    Chevy Volt batteries come in a 48 volt single pack. Ready to roll for around $500.
    I have used them in several projects. You can purchase 50.4V Lithium chargers for about $250.
    Use the...
  11. Did a Ninja for drag racing a while back, great...

    Did a Ninja for drag racing a while back, great platform for conversion, street or strip.

    http://www.evalbum.com/2457
  12. We went testing with the Drag bike and had some fun!

    My favorite Crew Chief and I went to the local drag strip and had some fun while we can...
    Not the fastest we have ever been, but a blast to ride.

    Me trying to smoke out the Water Box guy.

    ...
  13. I think those are wet clutches... :O

    I think those are wet clutches... :O
  14. Thanks, I am pretty much locked into this...

    Thanks, I am pretty much locked into this combination due to the bikes size and I don't want to spend too much more on it. It runs well, I just think that if I find the
    proper clutch I can knock...
  15. I got the 1.7 Sec from the video. They said...

    I got the 1.7 Sec from the video.

    They said that they had set the clutch at 5000 rpm. That seems a bit high for a electric motor. I hope they are not using ICE logic for this application....
  16. I will do you one better....A video! ...

    I will do you one better....A video!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bdLXdCbe0Jg&t=922s

    From the engineering aspect, I think they are close. The just need some more runs to fine tune it.
    From...
  17. Transmission / Centrifugal clutch for drag racing seems to be a proving winner?

    I have been contemplating this change for some time and its benefits seem to have been proven. I recently saw a AC Dragster out if California add a
    10 disk from a Top fuel harley and dropped their...
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    Chevy Volt Gen 1 and Gen 2 batteries

    I have the luck of having both Gen 1 and Gen2 Volt batteries for my two current bikes. ( Cafe Racer and Drag)


    Has anyone given their opinions on the real world differences yet?


    EV Ed
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    NooooooooooooooooooooooooOO! lol

    NooooooooooooooooooooooooOO!


    lol
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    Yes, but technology improves.... and this would...

    Yes, but technology improves.... and this would be for racing!
  21. Nooooooooooooooo, Not a Harley speaker???? :)

    Nooooooooooooooo, Not a Harley speaker????

    :)
  22. I will mail you some stickers. I have several (...

    I will mail you some stickers. I have several ( they made me buy 50) from the drag bike build.

    Ed
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    Interesting.......... For drag racing where...

    Interesting..........

    For drag racing where you are not worried about distance and are looking for top speed, yes.

    I think (maybe, possibly, no place to put it) our drag bike could still use a...
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    Weird Electric motorcycle.

    This may have been posted already?

    https://www.cars-show.org/motorcycles/electric-motorcycle-with-wooden-body-by-newron.html


    Ed
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    Racing update. After fighting a throttle /...

    Racing update.

    After fighting a throttle / stalling issue for the past few events, (Now fixed) we went back out for a fun evening of very consistent passes.
    Launching off the line is a thrill...
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