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Dan posted:

I'm looking to do a 24V conversion and would like to know what batteries others have used on their 24V conversions?

I have 2 12V LiFePO4 batteries I was just going to join together, but thought I'd get some info from others that have done this conversion.


posted on: 26/05/2013 14:22:28

dave posted:

I just use 2x85 amp batterys linked togerther on mine one each side but they are heavy
posted on: 26/05/2013 15:02:39

Guest posted:

Hi, dont use 2x lipos. You will need a 100amp diode, problem with this it causes problems with uni8's and other 24v controllers and makes the motor over run off throttle. If you choose not to have a diode then you run the chance of overcharge one cell to another and damage a cell or group. 24v lifepo4 are best from Ping abtter . Lie Ping is familiar with the type for most controllers are will make to the size you need. I have had many over the years building EBikes. M
posted on: 26/05/2013 19:50:45

Dan posted:

Thank's for the info Marra, I 'll get in touch with Ping batteries then and get a quote from them. I might in the meantime get 2 lead acid batteries and use them with it.
posted on: 27/05/2013 06:54:16


Hi I use 75ah Leisure battery's with no problems yes they are heavy but they do give more distance ..
posted on: 27/05/2013 07:12:45

Doc Holliday posted:

Optima YellowTop YT S - 4.2 12V 55Ah AGM

heavy but reliable

posted on: 27/05/2013 07:50:12