I get the spark when connecting the motor to the battery.
I though about a capacitator so I shorted the two motor wire together and then connected correctly/ Still a spark which would indicate a short in the motor.
Maybe I fried a winding inside the motor so new motor on want list.
Well I installed the new lipo4 battery and new controller in the BBS02 mid drive
display shows fully charged battery but motor still refuses to work.
discovered when I connect the motor to battery, I get a spark. Must be a short in motor. Could have been issue all along?
I checked and rechecked...
for DIY just use a stopwatch and start as soon as you smash the throttle then stop timer after say 100yards
It would be really cool to have actual organized drag races with a christmas tree and actual timing (local drag strip etc.)
As soon as I get home I will finish my Li-po battery install and...
woke up this morning and had an inspirational crazy idea!
stat an E-motion drag racing organization.
There are LOTS of E bikes, trikes and scooters out there so why not look into better battery, motor designs etc.
time your elapsed time over say 100 yards. Scooters in one class, up-wrong's in...
I am pretty sure I cancelled this order but I now have 3 battery packs. Only need 2
Anyone in the West Washington or Portland area in need of a new still in original packing I have one to sell.
the display never came on. After I first charged the battery for first time this year the display came on.
NOTE the shark battery pack was about 6 years old and used almost every day in the summer. I think I got my moneys worth.
Now going with Lipo4 48v battery...
update to dead trike
I instaslled a new controller and still nothing comes on or works.
checked battery voltage again after 1 week (had fully charged and disconnected, checked after 24 hours and still had charge)
battery now shows 26 volts but really basically dead (shorted wires and no spark)
I received my MTD mower differential and now some calculations
tires are 29" diameter
differential is 13.5 to 1
electric motor = 4500 rpm less 10% for miscellaneous.
top speed desired = 15mph
looking at 25 to 1 total ratio.
need to make axles longer
after I get my trike back on the road will...