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    Chri5 - really sorry to hear the news in your...

    Chri5 - really sorry to hear the news in your last post - hope things turn around for you....

    Cheers,
    Mike.
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    Hi Marc - apologies for not replying - although I...

    Hi Marc - apologies for not replying - although I have 2 excuses :
    1. Been out of the country and just got back.
    2. My Kelly controller blew up big time and had to be shipped back to China.

    I...
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    So - major problem this weekend. My Kelly KLS...

    So - major problem this weekend.

    My Kelly KLS 80801 controller released the magic smoke. Just pulled away from a junction, and at about 20mph there was a series of loud pops followed by much...
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    Thanks! It's a good feeling knowing it's now...

    Thanks! It's a good feeling knowing it's now legal - the rest is just tinkering and making it better!
    The bearings - looks like it was just a duff one - I took the bearing completely apart after...
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    Now with added on board charger..... 7350

    Now with added on board charger.....
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    Bearings replaced, back on the road. Attached a...

    Bearings replaced, back on the road. Attached a couple of pics of the inside of the hub motor if anyones interested.
    Cheers,
    Mike.73487349
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    So, the good news, bike passed it's MOT test, is...

    So, the good news, bike passed it's MOT test, is now taxed and street legal,..... And it goes really well!

    Then the bad news. First ride out, 40 miles in I had a bearing failure in the hub motor....
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    Hey Chri5 - really interested in that Arduino...

    Hey Chri5 - really interested in that Arduino display - I have some minimal experience wit Arduino (used in my quadcopter builds) so would be really grateful if you are willing to share?

    Cheers,
    ...
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    Cheers! I hope your paperwork goes through as...

    Cheers! I hope your paperwork goes through as easy as mine did, dvla certainly didn't even try and be difficult.
    My speedo is electronic from a sensor on the front wheel. Initially it wouldn't work...
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    First test ride around the close today! Feels...

    First test ride around the close today! Feels super smooth and able to pull 300 amps from my leaf cells, so far a happy chap. Hope the MOT tester is as happy next Saturday. Wish me luck.....
    Cheers,...
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    Thanks - the power meter I got in from China -...

    Thanks - the power meter I got in from China - aliexpress - if you google ecpc404 there's quite a bit of info on them. They are pretty cheap, like $45 or so, but the build quality seems good, and...
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    Power Meter boxed up and mounted inside fairing /...

    Power Meter boxed up and mounted inside fairing / screen. Added 3 LED's linked to relays inside the meter to indicate warnings for Batt SOC and AH used.7329
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    Hmmm - not much help but I can confirm that is...

    Hmmm - not much help but I can confirm that is not what is supposed to happen, Mine throws an 'Unsuccessful' error at the end of the Identification process, which is apparently normal. Then once you...
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    OK - does it show 85 in the identification angle...

    OK - does it show 85 in the identification angle once you have powered off / on the controller? Does the motor not run at all?

    One other thing - are you using Android to program the controller or...
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    Hi - I am also using the Kelly KLS8080i -...

    Hi - I am also using the Kelly KLS8080i - assuming you changed the Identification Angle to 170? After it does it's thing and you power off / on the controller, does the Identification Angle now show...
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    731173127313Bikes nearly done - just finishing up...

    731173127313Bikes nearly done - just finishing up some last bit of paint and need to fit the side fairings this weekend. I will then do a full 'Nut & Bolt Check' prior to the MOT in a couple of weeks...
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    Insurance now arranged through MCE starting April...

    Insurance now arranged through MCE starting April 1st. MCE seem to be the only people in the UK that will insure electric motorbikes, hence the outrageous cost.
    That and the fact I can't use my full...
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    Finished??? Who said anything about finished?? :O...

    Finished??? Who said anything about finished?? :O
    Actually it is finished from a mechanical point of view, I've now also finished the last of the repairs to the fairings and got them all in primer...
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    Folks - anyone in the UK have any recommendations...

    Folks - anyone in the UK have any recommendations on insurers for their conversions?
    Cheers,

    Mike.
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    Just received my new V5 - My bike is now fully...

    Just received my new V5 - My bike is now fully registered and classed as an electric vehicle! Painless process that took just 3 weeks.... Good job done by DVLA for making it easy...
    Cheers,

    Mike.
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    These are the items I used for my cooling: 12V...

    These are the items I used for my cooling:
    12V Alphacool Laing D5 Vario Pump VPP655
    Magicool G2 SLIM 240mm Radiator (MC-G2240S
    XSPC Ion Reservoir - Black (XS-IONRES-BLK)
    I also have a LCD Temp...
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    I had heard the same with the KHB controllers,...

    I had heard the same with the KHB controllers, I'm using the kls which is supposed to stop that. I have still only run the motor with the bike up on the paddock stand and it is very smooth.
    One...
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    Should be a great conversion! I'm just finishing...

    Should be a great conversion! I'm just finishing my Fazer with the Enertrac 602 LQ motor. What controller are you planning on using?
    Good luck!
    Mike.
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    Hi Chri5 - This should be pretty painless and...

    Hi Chri5 - This should be pretty painless and I've just clarified with DVLA the process which can be done in a single stage or 2 parts:
    Single Stage:
    1. Change fuel type on V5 Section 7 to...
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    OK, so crisis with my cooling over and dealt...

    OK, so crisis with my cooling over and dealt with. Big day yesterday - ran the motor for the first time - it's alive.....!
    Had one or two odd issues with programming the Kelly via Android - it just...
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