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Hi MakerN1,Thanks for the picture, I love your work on the 3d graphics modelling. Much more advanced than my humble attempts. I will send an email and happy to discuss ideas further,RegardsWayne
Hi, How is the project going. Sorry I missed your post before. I can't see any reason why just driving one wheel won't work. A couple of issues that may arise but shouldn't be too significant are limited traction in more slippery situations particularly unsealed or wet roads, going over a large bump affecting only the undriven wheel will tend to lift the driven wheel off the road. This will affect a vehicle with a higher suspension roll stiffness more than one with a low suspension roll stiffness and finally driving only one side of the car will induce a turning force on the vehicle. For a lower power vehicle this could be easily counteracted by the wheels of the car but it may create a noticeable pull on the steering and contribute to uneven tyre wear. If you are converting an existing car, a better ploy may be to put the drive of the electric motor onto the engine driveshaft, gearbox output or differential input. I have thought for some time now that an electric motor providing a torque boost to the engine driveshaft would be a great mod that would not only improve efficiency but also be able to boost power and torque as well and would make a much better performance upgrade kit than the turbocharger or supercharger kits that some companies offer.
HI, it's a cool project and I agree with your opinion about ev opinion and we do a similar open source vehicle(which is simpler than your). I attach the picture of my OSV. could we contact deeply through email (firstname.lastname@example.org) .I has some new views about this vehicle ,and I want to get guide from you.
In my region there are a number of bearing suppliers that also stock belts and pulleys. You may also be able to find the parts online. In the US one of the larger suppliers of belts and pulleys is Gates. Try searching for Gates stockists near you and they will prob stock a range of similar drive parts. RegardsWayne
Hi Jeff,Being a hang glider, I imagine you would want the parts out aluminium where possible to keep weight down. I'm not sure where you live, but is probably best to find a local fabricator / machine shop. Maybe even someone who fabricates bikes if you can track down nearby. They may be more used to working in light weight, high strength fabrication than more industrial fabricators. Also boat builders / repairers will usually have skills in fabricating aluminium.If you can design the parts you want on CAD from a standard thickness plate, you can also get them cnc cut reasonably economically through an online cutting service.
I am working on a electric harness for hang glider. Currently I am working with direct drive brushless motor prop. I would pay for someone to fabricate motor mount / driveshaft and reduction pulley as this go cart. know. Thanks Jeff
I am building one like thiswhere do I source the belt drive parts?
Thanks for writing this up. You talked about waiting for the soil to be dry enough to cultivate but you din't talk about watering. Do you get regular rain after planting out seedlings or do you water during the growing season?ThanksWayne
Ganhaar is this kart going to be for sale any time soon because I`m looking for a kart and yours is a really good choice.
do you lie in the States?
HeyWouldn't the BMS limit the pack potential 150 amp discharge rate to only 30 amps or so depending on the model?Thanks!
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