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Old 07-30-2020, 11:29 AM
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Default Motenergy ME1717

Riding around in my kart when it starts to rain got me thinking about these IP65 Motenergy motors that I ran across. I already have water/dust resistant electronics (battery, controller). Does anyone have any experience with something like the ME1717? I can only find scant info on it, though it looks like it is skewed to significantly more RPM/V and a little less torque/Amp than my ME1305.

https://www.electricmotorsport.com/m...uous-ip65.html
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Old 07-31-2020, 08:54 PM
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Well, Fany with Kelly says my KLS-H controller will run the ME1717 with no problem. Ironically, I got caught out in a thunderstorm today a few miles from home. I will probably pull the trigger unless I can find a reason not to.
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If anyone cares, I just hooked up the ME1717 with a makeshift connector (they didn't send the male end this time) and it scared the **** out of me. I knew it would be faster but I did 44+MPH right out of the gate when I normally struggle to get 32MPH. It gets up to speed very fast; faster than before. The motor is quiet, too... I hear the chain over anything else.

Here is a 40MPH+ pass...

I need a helmet.
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Very Kool!
Think I just saw a shooting star
Please post links to that motor & your controller
...& more pics of your set up too
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Very Kool!
Think I just saw a shooting star
Please post links to that motor & your controller
...& more pics of your set up too
The motor is the ME1717 https://www.electricmotorsport.com/m...uous-ip65.html

The controller is a KLS6030H https://kellycontroller.com/shop/kls-h/

I have more pictures in the old thread, but I will be taking more. All my pictures are of my family and the go karts.
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