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    The watt hour per kilogram is terrible on these...

    The watt hour per kilogram is terrible on these cells. (SPIM08HP)
    With holders, they are effectively 80 wh/kg.
    For reference, lead acid is around 40wh/kg, the 60AH LG pouch cells are 245wh/kg, and...
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    Alright, so my resulting weight for 26 cells with...

    Alright, so my resulting weight for 26 cells with the plastic holders is 21lbs.

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    The listing I linked is out of stock now, but...

    The listing I linked is out of stock now, but there are several other listings for them pre-assembled into various configurations on the site.
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    Hey, Stevo. I can't comment on weight yet, other...

    Hey, Stevo.
    I can't comment on weight yet, other than that the listing claims they weigh "around 300g", but I'll post when I can weigh them.
    Should be arriving tonight so if I have time I will...
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    Very small update: I have purchased some...

    Very small update:
    I have purchased some SPIM08HP lithium ion cells to make a battery pack for testing and debugging.
    These cells are very small capacity, (8AH) but they are rated for 200A...
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    Hey Levi! Thanks for the interest. I haven't...

    Hey Levi! Thanks for the interest.
    I haven't given up, but life events have put the project on temporary hold. I'll be getting back to work on it in about 2-3 months.
    I also plan to make some more...
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    How's this coming? I'm really interested to see...

    How's this coming?
    I'm really interested to see pictures and/or videos.
    Those LG chem cells are great.
    You need a good BMS though.
    I would recommend the ANT bms from aliexpress. It has worked...
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    I've got a charger already, thanks though.

    I've got a charger already, thanks though.
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    Looking for a contactor

    I'm looking for a contactor rated for more than 100vdc @300A, with a 12v coil, and preferably an economizer for my motorcycle project.
    If anyone has some, or other miscellaneous wiring equipment,...
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    Looking for 1st gen leaf cells

    I'm putting together a 96v (26s) pack for my motorcycle project. I bought all the modules I thought I would need, but it turns out 3 of my modules are no good.
    (I got them from battery hookup for...
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    I'm interested in the whole bike if it's still...

    I'm interested in the whole bike if it's still available.

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    I would love to see some photos :) That bike...

    I would love to see some photos :)
    That bike seems pretty great.

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  13. I looked into these a lot. I tried to buy one...

    I looked into these a lot. I tried to buy one even with the intent of upgrading it, but the seller canceled my order.
    I wasn't happy about that.
    I ended up starting an XS750 conversion with a 12kw...
  14. I have found http://www.evalbum.com/ to be a good...

    I have found http://www.evalbum.com/ to be a good reference for what other people have used. There are a lot of motorcycles on there and you can filter things to see what you're looking for.

    QS is...
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    That makes sense in retrospect. A salvage yard...

    That makes sense in retrospect.
    A salvage yard was my first thought...
    Unfortunately, Oregon does not let motorcycle salvage yards allow public access for whatever reason.
    Maybe after this covid...
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    I did some browsing after I got home. Wow. I...

    I did some browsing after I got home.
    Wow. I don't know what I was expecting, but I guess I just expected suspension parts for motorcycles to be cheaper than ones for cars, not MORE expensive...
    ...
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    Oh yeah, I totally agree. I just was hoping to...

    Oh yeah, I totally agree.

    I just was hoping to spend closer to 100/shock.
    Maybe that's too low, but if I have to spend more, it's going to be a while before I can get this rolling.

    Sent from...
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    That's not a bad idea, but it is a bit pricey....

    That's not a bad idea, but it is a bit pricey. Maybe I'll get that later down the line.
    For ride height, my current plan is to put the bike on center stands and measure the gap between the rear tire...
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    Update time again! I mounted everything up...

    Update time again!
    I mounted everything up temporarily:
    http://imgur.com/gallery/KNBrENV
    I definitely need longer shocks, but I am really happy with how it is looking so far!
    In other news, my...
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    I re-did the 3d design already, it only took a...

    I re-did the 3d design already, it only took a few minutes.
    That's why I made it out of plastic the first time; so that I could test fit before having it machined out of aluminum.
    Now I just have...
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    Scratch that. I got the other half printed, and...

    Scratch that. I got the other half printed, and it does not fit.
    Time to make V2!
    I think I neglected to account for the thickness of the walls of the swingarm itself in my match and measurements....
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    I test fitted the 3d printed swingarm adapter...

    I test fitted the 3d printed swingarm adapter today.
    Everything seems to fit pretty nicely!
    QS Motor Fazer swingarm adapter 3d printed mock-up test fit https://imgur.com/gallery/1UNv7pS
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    I haven't weighed it yet, but I would guess...

    I haven't weighed it yet, but I would guess around 75lbs. It's pretty heavy.
    A lot of unsprung weight, I know, but I don't plan on taking it to the track so I'm not particularly worried about it.
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    I got the battery hooked up to the charger today....

    I got the battery hooked up to the charger today.
    http://imgur.com/gallery/b0Z8Xz9
    Pretty happy with the result.
    It's running a balance routine now and I'm going to let it run overnight with a fan...
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    The file I attached was higher quality, but it...

    The file I attached was higher quality, but it made it small for some reason.
    Here is a link to imgur:
    https://imgur.com/gallery/gCvunW8
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