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    So I modded my Prius to get a tap into the hybrid...

    So I modded my Prius to get a tap into the hybrid battery. This gives me 200-250VDC, which the meanwells are content to accept. (Most switch-mode power supplies are) Although it can source 21kW peak,...
  2. I will be there! Unfortunately, my bike may...

    I will be there!

    Unfortunately, my bike may not be, since I am going up tomorrow and it will be raining all day. I wish I had a utility trailer or a pickup truck!
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    Remind me what stuttering you mean?

    Remind me what stuttering you mean?
  4. Looks like I am OK.

    Looks like I am OK.
  5. Charging my motorcycle from my Prius- success!

    See video:
    https://youtu.be/I0_cnJo7YIc
  6. I might be interested depending on if Irma wipes...

    I might be interested depending on if Irma wipes out the bike I was hoping to buy or not.
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    Bummer- no such luck, my bolt pattern is a measly...

    Bummer- no such luck, my bolt pattern is a measly 75mm diameter. If I had this sprocket in the shop, I might make an adapter, but as long as I'm having something machined, it's probably cheaper...
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    Cool, I will hop outside and take some...

    Cool, I will hop outside and take some measurements. I may be able to make it work by drilling for my 4-bolt pattern. Where in SLC are you?
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    With my limited remembrance of college physics: ...

    With my limited remembrance of college physics:

    An EMP is a short bursr of extra-strong electromagnetic energy. It can disrupt the operation of or damage unshielded or poorly shielded electronics...
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    I am interested, but I need to check if the rear...

    I am interested, but I need to check if the rear sprocket will fit my GPR-S. Can you share the bolt circle diameter, hole diameter, etc? Also, would you be open to an offer?

    Edit: I am in Utah,...
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    He hit 2^15 km on his bike, minus one! I wonder...

    He hit 2^15 km on his bike, minus one! I wonder if that was intentional.
  12. The ME1003 would probably work well. You might...

    The ME1003 would probably work well. You might also consider the ME0709- I have heard it is the same motor windings with half the commutation area. Lighter and powerful enough for my road motorcycle...
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    I forgot to mention that I do have a diode on the...

    I forgot to mention that I do have a diode on the output of each MW. This was recommended in case one of them fails while connected to the pack. I'm not sure what failure mode exactly (short...
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    I power mine up simultaneously. (RSP-1000-48s)...

    I power mine up simultaneously. (RSP-1000-48s) They stay connected to the battery except for long periods of disuse, since there is phantom drain.
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    What's wrong with this photo?

    http://imgur.com/a/w7ULb
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    Since I last posted: The bike is mostly...

    Since I last posted:
    The bike is mostly unchanged. I did have a successful test of the J1772 adapter on the first try. I have been riding as weather allows. I moved to Ephraim, UT, which is 65 miles...
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    Hello and welcome! I am from central UT. If you...

    Hello and welcome! I am from central UT. If you ever come up this way, give me a shout. A good place to start would be the many build threads on this forum (under the Tell us about YOUR project...
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    Cool! I am interested in the process of...

    Cool! I am interested in the process of converting the alternator and how the performance is. Do you have more information on that somewhere? What's the efficiency like?

    Also, I top-balance my...
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    Welcome!

    Welcome!
  20. PSA: It's almost March, go finish your projects so you can ride this year

    Got an unfinished project bike? Go finish it. Quit wasting time.

    Got a finished motorcycle? Don't take it apart until fall.

    It'll be warm soon, get to work now so you can ride daily when the...
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    Paging Kyle G.... He's up in Columbus and has a...

    Paging Kyle G.... He's up in Columbus and has a finished bike.
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    Where did this move to?

    Where did this move to?
  23. I have accidentally overcharged my batteries...

    I have accidentally overcharged my batteries slightly when I forgot that I adjusted my DIY charger trimpot up to speed up my last few Ah of charging. It got up over 92v. The AXE would not power on at...
  24. Anyone else from the forum tried one of these?...

    Anyone else from the forum tried one of these? Results?
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    Why are you YELLING?

    Why are you YELLING?
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