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Forum: Electric Projects 05-08-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By garolittle
It is a little unnerving but a dragstrip is as...

It is a little unnerving but a dragstrip is as safe as you can get at that speed. Hereís a quick overview of the kart .... https://youtu.be/HgEeEo9fZus
Forum: Electric Projects 05-08-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By garolittle
Itís a blast. It feels much faster than 80...

Itís a blast. It feels much faster than 80 because youíre so low to the ground. However the kart frame is designed for even higher speeds so it feels remarkably stable. As for the motor size, I...
Forum: Electric Projects 05-08-2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By garolittle
Thanks. Hope you’re doing well. Still a work in...

Thanks. Hope you’re doing well. Still a work in progress but it’s getting better each month.
Forum: Electric Projects 05-07-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By garolittle
80mph

48V A/C motor (600A max) with Curtis Controller and LG HG2 (ď18650Ē) battery pack.

https://youtu.be/b_kEQsOaJGc
Forum: Electric Projects 05-04-2020, 07:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By garolittle
Thank you sir. I really appreciate the feedback....

Thank you sir. I really appreciate the feedback. I hope youíve been doing well. Stay safe and healthy.
Forum: Electric Projects 05-03-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By garolittle
Running 72V motor at 60V

Other than having fewer RPMS, are there any problems with running the 72 V motor and motor controller (in the link below) at 60 V? It seems like this would also reduce heat since the motor would be...
Forum: For Sale or Trade 01-20-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By garolittle
SOLD. Please lock discussion thread. Thanks. Gary

SOLD. Please lock discussion thread. Thanks. Gary
Forum: For Sale or Trade 01-20-2020, 06:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By garolittle
Proof that it is a good drivetrain. :-)

Proof that it is a good drivetrain. :-)
Forum: For Sale or Trade 01-07-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By garolittle
Yes Sir and thanks. I intended to sell these...

Yes Sir and thanks. I intended to sell these items previously but never got around to it. Our project involves a completely different drivetrain so these items will not be used. We have never used...
Forum: For Sale or Trade 01-06-2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By garolittle
SOLD - Electric Motor, controller, contractor, and E-stop NEVER USED $600

Complete set only but free shipping within continental USA

MOTOR: Motenergy ME0708 Permanent Magnet Direct Current (DC) Motor, 48V, 8 hp cont, 15 hp pk (300 amps max/100 amps continuous)
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Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-25-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,177
Posted By garolittle
We are still in the "prototype" phase but our...

We are still in the "prototype" phase but our 70-mph electric karts are "Made in America" (except for the lithium ion battery pack and a few LCD displays). Check us out ......
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-22-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 527
Posted By garolittle
Thanks Sir. I appreciate your feedback as well...

Thanks Sir. I appreciate your feedback as well as the responses from everyone else. Thanks. :cheers2:
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-20-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 527
Posted By garolittle
I really appreciate all the feedback. You guys...

I really appreciate all the feedback. You guys are great. More comments are welcome. Gary
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-19-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 527
Posted By garolittle
Thanks for comment. Karts are for competition...

Thanks for comment. Karts are for competition racing only on race tracks. Not for recreational use. Consensus so far is ďlose the roll barĒ.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-19-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 527
Posted By garolittle
Roll Bar Question for the experts

Simple poll with great feedback so far. Click below if you want to register your opinion. Roll bar for 70-mph go kart.... Keep it or lose it? Thanks.
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Forum: Electric Projects 06-26-2019, 06:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 731
Posted By garolittle
Everything is working great now. Thanks to...

Everything is working great now. Thanks to everyone for their help. Going for 70 mph this weekend. Hit 54 mph with a 4 to 1 gear ratio. Check it out.

https://www.facebook.com/24718481265088 ......
Forum: Electric Projects 06-23-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 731
Posted By garolittle
I also noticed that the “Vehicle Controller...

I also noticed that the “Vehicle Controller Language” (VCL) was set to “on”. As soon as I moved J1-22 and J1-33 to 54V (pack voltage) and switched the VCL to “off” it worked. I really appreciate your...
Forum: Electric Projects 06-06-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 804
Posted By garolittle
Others can correct me if Iím wrong but I believe...

Others can correct me if Iím wrong but I believe that approximately 750 Watts equates to 1 hp. Therefore 7500 W would equal 10 hp.
Forum: Electric Projects 06-05-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 731
Posted By garolittle
Hey Sir. Thanks for your response. I talked to...

Hey Sir. Thanks for your response. I talked to the manufacturer and they been incredibly helpful. It appears to be a shorted wire leading from the throttle pot box to the controller. I will try a few...
Forum: Electric Projects 06-03-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 731
Posted By garolittle
Error Code I can not clear - Curtis Controller 1236

Hello. I am using the Curtis Controller 1236 on my electric go kart along with a 48V AC-9 from HPEVS.com. All was working will until a few days ago. There are 35 wire ("Pin") slots which connect to...
Forum: Electric Projects 05-26-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,200
Posted By garolittle
Thanks for your message. I actually started a...

Thanks for your message. I actually started a second go kart project and never finished the first. :-)
Forum: Electric Projects 05-20-2019, 05:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,200
Posted By garolittle
Very sorry for the picture that is sideways. I...

Very sorry for the picture that is sideways. I have not quite mastered the art of posting photos yet. :-).
Forum: Electric Projects 05-20-2019, 05:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,200
Posted By garolittle
That is awesome. I am routinely in Atlanta so if...

That is awesome. I am routinely in Atlanta so if you take it to a track let me know. Iíd love to stop by and see it in action. By the way we opted to build a second prototype using an alternating...
Forum: Electric Projects 03-01-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,993
Posted By garolittle
Will do Sid. I am going to lose a few pounds so...

Will do Sid. I am going to lose a few pounds so that should further improve my shot at 55mph. :-) Orion JR. BMS is being installed now and then final wiring a few weeks. I canít wait to run some...
Forum: Electric Projects 02-27-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,993
Posted By garolittle
So I am going to say 45 mph. Will know for sure...

So I am going to say 45 mph. Will know for sure next month when I simply turn the key and press the petal on the right. Will post the test results. Thanks for everyone’s input so far.
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