Introduction: How to Take Apart an Electric Scooter for Electric Parts.

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Theis is the way I take apart a second-hand stand-on electric scooter for parts need for building a electric mountainboard.
(Idea comes from >> )
The reason I bought a second hand one is because the parts I need are actually more expensive to buy seperately than buying a second hand scooter.......
(new parts=$320,scooter=$220.....)
Otherwise I wouldn't want to take apart this beauty.....

Step 1: Tools We Need.

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Enable to keep every parts in order so I can easily rebuild the electric parts on my mountainboard, I used few plastic bags and colour stickers to mark every parts.

Step 2: Take a Last Look on the Poor Guy...

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Before taking scooter apart, carefully take a look on how things hold together. If need, take notes or picture.

Step 3: Starts Taking Apart the Scooter.(Batteries)

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Take off the top cover for batteries.

Step 4: Taking Apart the Scooter.(Controller)

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Controller has lots of wire, so, here comes ths colour sticker.

Step 5: Taking Apart the Scooter.(Motor)

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Motor is easier to take off than controller since it has only one cable.

Step 6: Done, Final Organize.

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After taking off everyhting I need, I put all the small parts in plastic bags and lable them. At last, put everyhting into a plastic box for easy organize.

This is my first instructable, which serve as a practice for me. I will post the instructable for building my version of electric mountain.

Thats give credic for the guy who come out the idea of electric mountainboard>>

I will use another method to mount the motor and controller directelly on to the axe so the motor will always in-line with the wheel sprocket. But also will not hurt the mountainboard. (means no welding, screwing, or superglueing on the board.)

Thanks for watching.


Pablito1 (author)2013-03-20

How do you take off the metal door before you get the controller, Help please!!

ljfa321 (author)Pablito12013-04-23

its was only screwed on to the red frame, just unscrew the two screws off.

GofishRC007 (author)2012-06-04

I got a camera at i garage sale for FREE. The next weekend i went to Denio's and found a camera and book vendor who had a razer E100 e-scooter which i traded for the camera!!! I'm using the scooter parts to build my own electric moutainboard!Good ible.

badassriffer (author)2010-04-02

now. try putting it back together. i have the same exact scooter and it took me 3 months to put it back together!!!! btw the brake has a switch to kill the motor it.

LaxLuvr (author)2008-10-14

great! i have the same scooter. you should create an instructable that shows how to turn the parts into an electric trike.... Please.

Safetylast (author)2008-10-06

What kinds of things can you do with the controllers? i have two 36V scooters for parts, but i know very little about the controllers...

LinuxH4x0r (author)2008-09-30

How many volts is it? I might have a use for those controllers...

CameronSS (author)LinuxH4x0r2008-10-01

Most scooters of this type use two 12V gel-cells in series, i.e., 24V.

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