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Guest posted:

Well to those who do not know what I get up to with my C5's ,this is one of them. A 36v / 72v hub drive conversion. This version is called 'Turnip' , dont ask why? ..... And yes dave the guts from it are yours bud. But watch out for T2 !!!! *Chassis sandblasted and strengthened and powder coated. *The Axle due to hollow I had it cut and a new one made of SOLID STAINLESS STEEL ( ouch ) *Front and rear disc brake *Bander chain ( stainless steel with a 320 kg brake allowance ) *36 / 72 volt German hub fitted with a Hope chain ring. *2 x 36volt Lion - Lifpo4 batteries . *All new bearings and bearing runners, ( pillar ) *Chain tensioner ,stainless steel throat and press of 6kg to help sag. *Hope rear sprocket, 36 click, nice and quiet. *A 12mm steel housing to hold the hub and strengthen chassis. ( I got help with the welding ) *A boss to hold both the drive gear and disc brake. *Strip lights underneath ,Red underside at rear , blue direct under and white around the front wheel. This lights up the front wheel cover reflectors and gives a good visibility. Results: 36 V HT = 18mph up hill + 23 on flat. 36 v HS = 32 mph on flat , Not good up a hill 72 v HS = 48 mph on flat .... gave up as nearly **** myself.
posted on: 15/05/2013 19:49:33

dave posted:

And you bent the axle ? Bad design waiting for the bits to improve if any way happy birthday for yesterday you tart and do I get the front wheel and pod with speedo ?
posted on: 15/05/2013 20:08:50

dave posted:

60+ on flat ??
posted on: 15/05/2013 20:59:34

Guest posted:

60+ on flat ??
Its geared for that, with your weight dave not mine ..... Only a speed demaon like you would like those speeds bud.
posted on: 15/05/2013 21:13:18

Dan posted:

That is one cool modification. Love it
posted on: 16/05/2013 06:15:38

dave posted:

Why did you call it turnip ? And what it t 2 going to be a carrot
posted on: 31/05/2013 19:31:53

dave posted:

When is t2 ready looking forward to seeing that ?
posted on: 10/07/2013 13:53:30

dave posted:

thanks for the guts from turnip marra looking forward to fitting it
posted on: 02/03/2014 16:10:34

Dan posted:

[quote=dave;2731]thanks for the guts from turnip marra looking forward to fitting it [/quote]

You starting that soon Dave? I await the pics
posted on: 02/03/2014 16:57:32

dave posted:

and can use battery off the e bike 2
posted on: 02/03/2014 17:01:44

Dan posted:

[quote=dave;2736]and can use battery off the e bike 2[/quote]

Yep good idea considering the cost of those things
posted on: 02/03/2014 17:03:08

dave posted:

keeping it 36v think you would have to be mad to go 72 lol well i am a bit mad but only got 1 battery lol
posted on: 02/03/2014 17:07:29

dave posted:

need somewhere to store or sell the touch 24v thats not i want to do but need the space before the build can start
posted on: 15/03/2014 18:30:55