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Forum: Electric Projects 03-14-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 963
Posted By tinamcjittles
Do the nickel buses get hot or warm during use? ...

Do the nickel buses get hot or warm during use? I mean that's a simple way to know right?.. It looks like you have plenty of current carrying capability with that much metal, but you could always...
Forum: Electric Projects 03-14-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,403
Posted By tinamcjittles
Once you get that down, the rest of electronics...

Once you get that down, the rest of electronics starts to make more sense really!
Throw up some pics of the lights at night!
Forum: Engines & Clutches 03-05-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 16,565
Posted By tinamcjittles
LOL I've learned so much following this thread,...

LOL I've learned so much following this thread, I'm really interested to see how accurate the simulator was to its real power numbers and RPM!
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 03-05-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,210
Posted By tinamcjittles
Ok so another update, about to pull the trigger...

Ok so another update, about to pull the trigger on 100 more Li-Ion cells; also going to wire huge banks in parallel, then put them in series to get the required voltage. This way it's plug and play...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 03-05-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 16,565
Posted By tinamcjittles
so is it not properly faced? Seems like that...

so is it not properly faced? Seems like that could cause uneven pressure on the piston during combustion and push it against one side of the cylinder.... (I'm sure its negligible though)
Forum: Electric Projects 03-04-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 885
Posted By tinamcjittles
How low would you have to get wind resistance to...

How low would you have to get wind resistance to go 60 on a stock predator (6.5hp)? Those Maybachs...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-21-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,300
Posted By tinamcjittles
I did that same lever thing... whoa Except I...

I did that same lever thing... whoa
Except I couldn't pull the dang thing because there is a bunch of compression :/
Forum: Electric Projects 02-19-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,214
Posted By tinamcjittles
The benevolent data overlord Google solves all...

The benevolent data overlord Google solves all problems. Hail the hive mind! lolol seriously Elon is right, this AI is getting out of hand.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-19-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 558
Posted By tinamcjittles
That LiFan is wayy overpriced... Also it would...

That LiFan is wayy overpriced... Also it would probably max out around 65 MPH, I'd start with the motorcycle engine so that the dimensions of the kart can be tailored around it; can't wait to see...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-19-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,300
Posted By tinamcjittles
I'm amazed they finally stopped putting the...

I'm amazed they finally stopped putting the stupid predators on karts... was tired of seeing them only have 1 gear and top out at 35 lol
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-16-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,300
Posted By tinamcjittles
I put one on a conduit frame shifter kart and...

I put one on a conduit frame shifter kart and used a hydraulic clutch.. So yea I mean it was fast (almost too fast for the way the frame was made) and they have a ton of torque since the gearing is...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-16-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 509
Views: 16,565
Posted By tinamcjittles
Why is the power limited to 15hp for an engine...

Why is the power limited to 15hp for an engine this large?? The 110 shifter engine I have makes around 12hp stock and this 212 is hard pressed for 15?... They have a similar head design (air flows...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 02-16-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,732
Posted By tinamcjittles
Strange that they could miss welds.. Maybe they...

Strange that they could miss welds.. Maybe they didn't weld places you don't see to save money.?
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 02-16-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,210
Posted By tinamcjittles
That's what I was thinking but the ESC still has...

That's what I was thinking but the ESC still has to switch the same power for a brushless setup! ugh.. That SSR is coming today so we'll see how long it takes to blow it sky high >:D

I have a...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 02-14-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,210
Posted By tinamcjittles
Just swapped out the MOSFETS with a pair of 1200V...

Just swapped out the MOSFETS with a pair of 1200V 25A IGBTs to see the difference; they were able to handle 60 volts for a few minutes but when I held the trike stationary and pinned the throttle...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 02-14-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 682
Posted By tinamcjittles
The overflowing counters would be a nightmare.. ...

The overflowing counters would be a nightmare.. jeez you think ahead hahaha, but hey, those mice have cameras too! albeit craptacular ones
and some have the infrared rotary encode which is...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-14-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 589
Posted By tinamcjittles
That looks like a flippn blast dude, what's the...

That looks like a flippn blast dude, what's the top speed?
Forum: Off Topic Forum 02-14-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 682
Posted By tinamcjittles
https://hackaday.com/tag/water-meter/ No camera...

https://hackaday.com/tag/water-meter/
No camera needed since the wheels spin using magnetic pulses! Pair this with an ESP wifi enabled microcontroller and serve the data to your MQTT system and...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-13-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 509
Views: 16,565
Posted By tinamcjittles
That show is amazing, everything they do is...

That show is amazing, everything they do is interesting and they all have so much experience with engines it's crazy.. I loved the episode where they took a sledgehammer to the headers and saw a...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 02-13-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,210
Posted By tinamcjittles
Hahaha, "Many children were harmed in the making...

Hahaha, "Many children were harmed in the making of this trike."
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 02-12-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,210
Posted By tinamcjittles
So just as an update to where all this was left.....

So just as an update to where all this was left.. In random intervals I've made progress, then lost more (on repeat) until what you see it looks like now. I will say it did look pretty nice at one...
Forum: Electric Projects 02-12-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,141
Posted By tinamcjittles
That's a work of art. What kind of range will it...

That's a work of art. What kind of range will it have with all that juice?
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 02-12-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,370
Posted By tinamcjittles
Woww, just a hair deeper and would've been...

Woww, just a hair deeper and would've been perfect :/
Forum: Electric Projects 02-12-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 540
Posted By tinamcjittles
Those actually look kind of fun It's possible...

Those actually look kind of fun
It's possible that the sprocket change would work, but it may have a speed sensor to software regulate motor RPM..
Forum: Electric Projects 02-12-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,141
Posted By tinamcjittles
Are you balancing those batteries? I'm doing...

Are you balancing those batteries? I'm doing something similar and going to have to dedicate a microcontroller and multiplexer just to ensure they stay even, this sounds nit-picky but some of the...
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