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Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 05-20-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,379
Posted By grant_west
Well My trip to Oakland was a Bust. The guy had...

Well My trip to Oakland was a Bust. The guy had Brand New 20 inch Hub Motors with Tire & wheel for $100, The only thing they are the Motors that have the Controller externally mounted. So if I wanted...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 05-20-2019, 8:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,379
Posted By grant_west
Ok Back home Battery Plugged in Still No good...

Ok Back home Battery Plugged in Still No good news. The Switching unit located under the bottom bracket is working I can hear a relay clicking ON when the battery is plugged in and the key is turned...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 05-19-2019, 7:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,379
Posted By grant_west
Sorry no update: I got some serious “First World...

Sorry no update: I got some serious “First World Person Problems”. Bike is at House #1 Battery is at House #2, & I had to do some other electronic chores Redo & Update the underwater lights on the...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 05-17-2019, 1:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,379
Posted By grant_west
So my fingers are crossed. That I’m gonna bring...

So my fingers are crossed. That I’m gonna bring this battery back home and plug it in and “Magic”. It’s gonna work. And that the reason it was dead when I bought it was because of a oxidized...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 05-17-2019, 1:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,379
Posted By grant_west
So I was able to do a “Load Test” on the battery...

So I was able to do a “Load Test” on the battery & it came out real good. I used a 1500 Watt 110volt Water heater element to put a draw on the battery. It worked out to be a 4.5 Amp draw at 150...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 05-16-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,379
Posted By grant_west
I would not Split the hub I would just buy a new...

I would not Split the hub I would just buy a new rear wheel. I have found some new wheels with rim and tire for $100
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 05-16-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,379
Posted By grant_west
Ok so making Progress 1. Battery has 38...

Ok so making Progress

1. Battery has 38 volts
2. Front & Rear Brake switches are working
3. key Switch is working
4. Battery to Hub motor connections clean and de Oxidized.

So at this...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 05-15-2019, 5:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,379
Posted By grant_west
^^ I see what your saying. Everyone’s idea of...

^^ I see what your saying. Everyone’s idea of what looks good is different. Your bikes #1 purpose was built for comfort & ease of use, I don’t think style was a big Priority. I can see your bike...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 05-15-2019, 3:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,379
Posted By grant_west
The sales person said all mountain bikes we class...

The sales person said all mountain bikes we class 2 bikes he said somethimg about a 15mph speed limit on local trails and that’s why MTB bikes were all class 2 bikes.

Quite the price jump from a...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 05-14-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,379
Posted By grant_west
Stoped in and test drove a TREK commuter 8 and...

Stoped in and test drove a TREK commuter 8 and got some basic info.
Class 1 bikes = pedal assist and go 20 MPH 250 watts of power
Class 2 bikes = twist throttle NO pedal assist.
Class 3 bikes =...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 05-14-2019, 8:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,379
Posted By grant_west
Well The good News is the Battery is Fine....

Well The good News is the Battery is Fine. Showing 38volts I'm doing a capacity test on it now. Ill get the battery back in the bike and track down the issue. Most likely a relay or a open switch,...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 05-10-2019, 2:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,379
Posted By grant_west
Mark it’s all Good. Fly, had some good advice...

Mark it’s all Good. Fly, had some good advice and links (respect) I appreciated his contributions
He obviously needs a Upgrade. :) Wes well he is rent a bike and toss it to the curb guy :)
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 05-10-2019, 7:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,379
Posted By grant_west
It has a BMS as well. I think I will still just...

It has a BMS as well. I think I will still just buy a new rebuilt pack. I have so many to do projects this can wait till I go 48 Volts.
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 05-10-2019, 7:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,379
Posted By grant_west
Here it is taken apart. Kinda cool how the...

Here it is taken apart. Kinda cool how the 18650’s are stacked in the Battery case like a AR-15 holds. 223
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 05-10-2019, 5:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,379
Posted By grant_west
I brought the pack to the lake house (where my...

I brought the pack to the lake house (where my evil underground workshop is located) I will open her up it should not be a big deal to rebuild. But I would not consider going with any other Battery...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 05-10-2019, 2:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,379
Posted By grant_west
LOL I didn’t even get this bike going and I...

LOL I didn’t even get this bike going and I already found the one I want next LOL
https://youtu.be/E5kwX6Qrn7s
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 05-10-2019, 2:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,379
Posted By grant_west
Fly your right that it’s 40 Cells 20 Cells on...

Fly your right that it’s 40 Cells 20 Cells on each side if you count the bumps on the pack in the photo it’s 20 and I know for Sure it’s double stacked side by side so that’s 40 Cells . So that would...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 05-09-2019, 3:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,379
Posted By grant_west
Yes I’m sure but we can do the math together &...

Yes I’m sure but we can do the math together & lean things :)
Each 18650 battery is 3.7 volts. 3.7volts X 10 is 37volts the bike is a 36 volt bike. So it’s 2 sets of 10 tied together to make a...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 05-09-2019, 1:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,379
Posted By grant_west
Well Its looking like the Stock battery is Junk,...

Well Its looking like the Stock battery is Junk, I found a guy that Makes New replacement battery's with more Amp Hrs and Power, Here is a Pic of the Factory Replacement Battery, $399 Delivered.
...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 05-09-2019, 3:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,379
Posted By grant_west
Ralph: Good advice, I have Never ridden a Hub...

Ralph: Good advice, I have Never ridden a Hub bike, I have only a ridden a Frame mounted Bosch motor bike. But I’m not to worried about the wife she could ride all of my Dirt bikes with no problem as...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 05-08-2019, 3:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,379
Posted By grant_west
Fly Cool: This bike’s planned use was for the...

Fly Cool: This bike’s planned use was for the wife to bike to work, (5 Miles away). The A2B Metro. Seems to be one of the early bikes with out all the electronic nanny’s. That’s a advantage of...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 05-08-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,379
Posted By grant_west
E Bicycles

Anyone have one?
I decided to jump into the Electric Bicycle pool.
I bought this thing off C-List for $300. They normally sell for $1000-$1500. I know little to nothing about E bikes and have to...
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