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Old 01-21-2011, 09:15 AM
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That is super cool! Thanx for pointing that out, I'll definitely be hacking some starters in the future! I've got both direct drive and gear reduction units, but like you said I'm still trying to wrap my head around how to adapt them to actually turn something. Still, very cool!

This may sound like a stupid question, and purely hypothetical, but let's say I wanted to drive all 4 wheels of a kart with electric motors. Would it be possible to build a motor controller that can manage 4 motors? They don't need to change speed independently of each other, in fact they should all be turning the same speed all the time, but I have no idea if it's possible in the first place. I'm a millwright, not an electrician, so my electrical knowledge only goes so far! lol! Thanx!