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Forum: Electric Projects Yesterday, 09:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 167
Posted By itsid
you're very welcome! Just one side note: if...

you're very welcome!

Just one side note: if you have two seperate controllers, I see no point in wiring all four in parallel then splitting them up into two parallel controllers again.

that way...
Forum: Electric Projects Yesterday, 08:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 167
Posted By itsid
okay so Sanyo 18650GA.. (hopefully originals.....

okay so Sanyo 18650GA..
(hopefully originals.. since they're with the VC6 Sonys amongst the most copied ones I'm afraid)
but let's just say they are original Sanyo 18650GA ;)

Those have a peak...
Forum: Electric Projects Yesterday, 07:55 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,119
Posted By itsid
Nonono.. you don't pay for my sensor.. I ordered...

Nonono.. you don't pay for my sensor.. I ordered it, I'll keep it.. I'll pay it!

so a non pinned arduino it is then, great..
I'll find one for the photo session ;)

You lost me on the 4 gate...
Forum: Engines & Clutches Yesterday, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 35
Posted By itsid
Hi and welcome funny.. you're the third that...

Hi and welcome
funny.. you're the third that has that weird issue with a cheap TavKit

first was
MrMonk (click to read the thread)

looking at your numbers, and knowing that the coleman is a...
Forum: Electric Projects Yesterday, 07:02 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,119
Posted By itsid
Well I know how to test this very efficiently...

Well I know how to test this very efficiently tbh..
but that's nothing I'd advice anyone that never did anything alike before over the internet ;)
Since the tiniest mishap and there will be...
Forum: Electric Projects Yesterday, 06:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 167
Posted By itsid
that largely depends on the cells in use in each...

that largely depends on the cells in use in each batpack.
well solely on the cells if it weren't for the BMS...

You need a spec sheet to tell what rating the cells have exactly.
and only that...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 98
Posted By itsid
I think it was a bit of both IIRC.. the...

I think it was a bit of both IIRC..

the inner bracket pivoted the axle-half and the lower bracket (just at the edge of the chassis)
was fed to an offset bolt or rather an offset bore tube in the...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 98
Posted By itsid
2S Keisler sold all their tools as far as I...

2S Keisler sold all their tools as far as I remember...

http://www.diygokarts.com/vb/member.php?u=17405
but maybe (just maybe) they still have the seat templates laying around,
with a bit of...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 69
Posted By itsid
I made my own calculator a few years ago.. it's...

I made my own calculator a few years ago..
it's slightly outdated but the dedicated app isn't ready yet..

if you want to give the old webapp a try just browse to
app.kartcalc.net with your phone...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 11:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 459
Posted By itsid
oh it's indeed a security feature then? ...

oh it's indeed a security feature then?

Thanks for letting us know :thumbsup:

I couldn't for the *blip* of me figure out what that poor chinese fellow meant in the manual stating:


bestride...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 69
Posted By itsid
it's the combination really.. some gy6es put...

it's the combination really..
some gy6es put out nothing but 7 horses at 7500 rpm,
some make indeed up to 13 or 14 horses
most on mini buggies I 've seen are rated in the 8 or 9 hp range though.
...
Forum: Electric Projects Yesterday, 11:16 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,550
Posted By itsid
I'd dial towards the 6AH pair.. since even if...

I'd dial towards the 6AH pair..
since even if the 4Ah set is sufficient usually..
you will recharge them more often,,
And the number of charging cycles is limited on LiPos (usually around 1000...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 10:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 69
Posted By itsid
unfortunately that's a different game then :( ...

unfortunately that's a different game then :(

a gy6 has about twice the power of a stock 212
(50% more hp and torque PLUS more than twice the rpms, with it's internal gear reduction
it's about...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 10:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 93
Posted By itsid
what I meant with sharp impact is "mounted...

what I meant with sharp impact
is "mounted with a hammer"
or "giant bolder got slung up and hit the driver pulley"
or "belt got stuck, I removed it with a prybar and a mallet"
thinks alike.....
Forum: Engines & Clutches Yesterday, 10:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 147
Posted By itsid
Amazing indeed... well I'm amazed at least.. ...

Amazing indeed... well I'm amazed at least..
I'd guessed at that rpms it's life expectancy would be about 3 to maybe 5 hours of runtime before it bites..
I thought that was one of the main reasons...
Forum: Electric Projects Yesterday, 07:14 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,550
Posted By itsid
Awesome build so far.. I think the box now...

Awesome build so far..

I think the box now needs some cosmetics to make it
"theme match" the jeep body
(say a safari luggage rack decal ;))

And I'm sorry to warm that up but I have to:
...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 06:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 69
Posted By itsid
HI and welcome! I wouldn't add another...

HI and welcome!

I wouldn't add another jackshaft tbh.
I'd just swap to a larger axle sprocket tbh, maybe a smaller TAV Sprocket.

22" rears are always a pain (and frankly pointless most of the...
Forum: Electric Projects Yesterday, 05:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 167
Posted By itsid
Simple anser: NO, you can't more complicated...

Simple anser: NO, you can't

more complicated answer:
the term BMS is not a guarantee for charging safety.
Some just record cell state and shut down on errors
(irrecoverable shut down to...
Forum: Engines & Clutches Yesterday, 05:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 147
Posted By itsid
70 mph.. aha that's 31.3m/s let's assume flat...

70 mph.. aha
that's 31.3m/s
let's assume flat level road and a light kart

150 kg * 9.81 m/s * 0.02 * 31.3 m/s + 0.5 * 1.2 kg/m * 0.7 * 0.9 m * (31.3 m/s)
means: 12512.263266 Watts

12.5...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 02-19-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 44
Posted By itsid
Well there's a keyword I cannot currently...

Well there's a keyword I cannot currently remember you need to look out for.
essentially the camera is recording all the time, but only to it's rather large RAM not an SD card or other physical...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-19-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 93
Posted By itsid
the problem cannot be the driver alone.. check...

the problem cannot be the driver alone..
check the driven too
if it snapped onto the buttons any new driver will fail as well (not fatally, but eating belts)

That's the first failure I remember...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-19-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 98
Posted By itsid
looks like.. a Lancer Grand Prix to me (yes...

looks like.. a Lancer Grand Prix to me (yes that'd be Rupp from 1966 onwards I think)
jeez where do you find these.. and why am I not closer... :(

can't tell for sure, but I can't recall any...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-19-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 93
Posted By itsid
suboptimal weld.. driven lock (say it jumped...

suboptimal weld..
driven lock (say it jumped exactly ON the buttons for some reason [worn button mostly])
the belt cannot rise up the driver and pushes against the sheaves.
but that shouldn't pop...
Forum: Electric Projects 02-18-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,119
Posted By itsid
I known I'm annyoing with that "be patient, take...

I known I'm annyoing with that "be patient, take your time, be carefull"
stuff, but whenever the controller is under power,
the currents involved can severely hurt a human,
and we can never be too...
Forum: Electric Projects 02-18-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,119
Posted By itsid
That looks about right, terribly crowded pics...

That looks about right,
terribly crowded pics though
(I know, not your fault at all.. it's just the way it is when you work with a crap ton of wiring)
but a better lighting wouldn't harm .....
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