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Forum: Electric Projects Yesterday, 12:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 812
Posted By Functional Artist
I have not done any of the "software" stuff yet ...

I have not done any of the "software" stuff yet :huh:
...but, it's on my "to do list" :thumbsup:

Maybe Sid can help with this question
...or email Fran @ Kelly Controls & ask her. :thumbsup:
Forum: Electric Projects Yesterday, 05:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 812
Posted By Functional Artist
It still seems to be getting a signal from the...

It still seems to be getting a signal from the throttle :huh:

Could be a defective throttle, improperly adjusted or binding

Test:
Disconnect the throttle (to remove it from the equation)
…&...
Forum: Electric Projects 07-19-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 812
Posted By Functional Artist
Referring back to the diagram (on page 12)...

Referring back to the diagram (on page 12) :thumbsup:
https://kellycontroller.com/wp-content/uploads/kdz/KellyKDZUserManual.pdf

The red wire provides the positive (+) power (notice it's full pack...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-19-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 5,478
Posted By Functional Artist
Long over due update :thumbsup: Gettin'...

Long over due update :thumbsup:

Gettin' back to work on the Atom :cool:

Ezcome-ezgo was correct
...the rear shocks seem best positioned @ ~45*, from the seat back to the swing arm :cheers2:...
Forum: Electric Projects 07-19-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 812
Posted By Functional Artist
Kelly Controls set me (2) diodes too :thumbsup: ...

Kelly Controls set me (2) diodes too :thumbsup:
...but, just (1) (10W 1KJ) resistor
(not sure why they sent (2) to you) :huh:

The resistor can be positioned either way
...but, the diodes...
Forum: Electric Projects 07-18-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 179
Posted By Functional Artist
Picked up some more magnets :thumbsup: ...for...

Picked up some more magnets :thumbsup:
...for testing different stuff (motors/karts)
...may have to "glue" 'em on

These magnets are a bit smaller
...but, should be strong enough to activate...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-16-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 10,661
Posted By Functional Artist
Thanks, very helpful :thumbsup: Actually, I...

Thanks, very helpful :thumbsup:

Actually, I just used some of this info earlier today. :thumbsup:

I had to tow a new (er) Charger from the police impound lot.
It had a bunch of bullet holes...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-14-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 164
Posted By Functional Artist
Found this fella :thumbsup: ...if your still...

Found this fella :thumbsup:
...if your still lookin' :cheers2:
...
Forum: Electric Projects 07-14-2019, 05:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 681
Posted By Functional Artist
Very nice job! Sucks about the charger ...

Very nice job!

Sucks about the charger :ack2:
...but, I've done it too :huh:

Now, I always double check :cheers2:
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-12-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 10,661
Posted By Functional Artist
Yup, sure does :thumbsup: Does that red...

Yup, sure does :thumbsup:

Does that red strap need to be held, in the release position? (like on older models)

How about some pics of the pick up truck disconnect (if you can)
& specifically...
Forum: Electric Projects 07-12-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 179
Posted By Functional Artist
Industrial Velcro secures the 9V battery in place...

Industrial Velcro secures the 9V battery in place :thumbsup:
...but, didn't get any pics :mad2:

Wiring
I wired the positive (+) battery lead (red wire) to (1) pole of the switch
& then,...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 07-12-2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,192
Posted By Functional Artist
Just for fun, I put together a short spot/video...

Just for fun, I put together a short spot/video about Mighty Max Batteries :cheers2:
...maybe I can get some deals, in the future. :thumbsup:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=70tNYKeBjrc
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-12-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 10,661
Posted By Functional Artist
A warranty on a "street legal race car"? ...

A warranty on a "street legal race car"? :lolgoku:
An electric Camero :drool5:

I tow a lot of FCA vehicles (for various reason) :smiley_omg:

I got a question for ya: (maybe you can find...
Forum: Electric Projects 07-12-2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 179
Posted By Functional Artist
The back cover/box is ~2" x 3" x 2" ...so, the...

The back cover/box is ~2" x 3" x 2"
...so, the display, a 9V battery & an on/off switch should fit inside. :thumbsup:

Below are the diagrams I drew up

First, I just redrew the (factory)...
Forum: Electric Projects 07-11-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 179
Posted By Functional Artist
Here is the meter (front & back) :thumbsup: ...

Here is the meter (front & back) :thumbsup:

I did some measuring (it looks like ~2 3/4" x 1 3/16")
& marking (used a pencil & a square)

* I'm using another piece of plastic from an old TV...
Forum: Electric Projects 07-11-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 179
Posted By Functional Artist
Yup, that was a really good/in-depth analysis,...

Yup, that was a really good/in-depth analysis, Thanks Sid. :thumbsup:

I gonna set this (1) up as a mobile/hand held style meter
& run it off of a (1) 9V battery :2guns:

Kinda like the hand...
Forum: Electric Projects 07-09-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 179
Posted By Functional Artist
Hey mckutzy Looks like it ...but, I dunno,...

Hey mckutzy

Looks like it
...but, I dunno, were gonna find out. :thumbsup:

As far using as a fuse,

According to the specs:
..."Power requirement: DC 8-15V
...& Proximity output...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 07-09-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,250
Posted By Functional Artist
Finishing 'er up

So, to finish 'er up, I ran a piece of black 10g. from the last (4th) battery thru the "control box", down to the speed controller & also a piece of black 16g. wire to complete the charge port...
Forum: Electric Projects 07-09-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 179
Posted By Functional Artist
Digital RPM Meter

Over the winter I ordered a

Tachometer RPM Speed Meter 4 Digital Blue LED + Hall Proximity Switch Sensor (~$10.00)
...
Forum: More Builds 07-09-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,317
Posted By Functional Artist
I got the faux brick panels from Menards...

I got the faux brick panels from Menards (~$20.00/panel)...
Forum: More Builds 07-09-2019, 06:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,317
Posted By Functional Artist
Thanks, :thumbsup: Wow! that's quite different....

Thanks, :thumbsup:
Wow! that's quite different.

My house was built in the 50's.
It has 2 x 4 pine stud walls covered by 1 x 10 pine boards on the outside, some tar paper & aluminum siding.
...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 07-09-2019, 06:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,250
Posted By Functional Artist
I got our "power pack" from Mighty Max ...(4)...

I got our "power pack" from Mighty Max
...(4) 12V 12AH SLA batteries :wai:

I cut & installed a rubber pad in the battery box to give 'em a little padding
& strapped 'em down with some extra...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 07-08-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,250
Posted By Functional Artist
Battery Cables

Almost forgot, I wanted to go over some info on the battery cables :thumbsup:

* Different types, diameters & lengths of wires (& even different terminals/connectors) have different resistances ...
Forum: More Builds 07-08-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,317
Posted By Functional Artist
Quick update: Still using one of the box trucks...

Quick update:
Still using one of the box trucks while workin' on my house :thumbsup:

After I/we (me & a buddy) replaced/updated the windows, we covered the whole house with an additional layer...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 07-08-2019, 06:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,250
Posted By Functional Artist
Wiring

First we'll start with the easiest connection, the throttle. :thumbsup:

It has a (3) wire plug & the speed controller has a corresponding (3) wire plug marked "throttle"
...just gotta be sure...
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