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Forum: General Discussion 11.16.2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 32,799
Posted By ClodMaxx
i'm sure you thought of this, and it's too late...

i'm sure you thought of this, and it's too late now - but can you lock the rear shock on that Giant? i have a full-suspension Trek, and i can lock both shocks. i just thought that the pull you're...
Forum: General Discussion 09.27.2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,057
Posted By ClodMaxx
amazing - it just goes to show the mother of...

amazing - it just goes to show the mother of invention is necessity. heck, i'd like one of those. it's pretty remarkable - nice work!
Forum: General Discussion 09.27.2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,927
Posted By ClodMaxx
man, at least talk them into investing in some...

man, at least talk them into investing in some padding. find old discarded mattresses and strap a couple on there for pete's sake
Forum: General Discussion 09.23.2012, 11:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,927
Posted By ClodMaxx
i don't think a Roomba would make it up those...

i don't think a Roomba would make it up those hills.... :lol:
Forum: General Discussion 09.23.2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 17,688
Posted By ClodMaxx
i just made my first official mod, lol. when i...

i just made my first official mod, lol. when i flip the turn signal switch, it made this loud, screeching beep that only turned off when i turned the turn signal off. well, this little sucker was...
Forum: General Discussion 09.22.2012, 11:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 17,688
Posted By ClodMaxx
i tore the scoot apart to get to the controller,...

i tore the scoot apart to get to the controller, opened it up, and was somewhat pleasantly surprised at what i saw. 80v caps!
http://pic20.picturetrail.com/VOL1273/6020716/11789641/404019619.jpg
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Forum: General Discussion 09.18.2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 17,688
Posted By ClodMaxx
i just got another response from Paul (aka 'cell...

i just got another response from Paul (aka 'cell man' at ES) that he can build 60v 40Ah split packs. that's what i'm going to get come spring. it may fry my controller, DC-DC, heck maybe even my...
Forum: General Discussion 09.18.2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 17,688
Posted By ClodMaxx
i just looked at these...

i just looked at these (http://1000bulbs.com/product/85973/BAT-48070.html) on ES... if the specs are true (or even close to true), it seems like a better option. i could configure the same setup as...
Forum: General Discussion 09.16.2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 17,688
Posted By ClodMaxx
while i plan to use it to work as much as...

while i plan to use it to work as much as possible (even through the cold), it's not replacing my Z. the only thing that can do that is a new 370 Z. :smile:
Forum: General Discussion 09.16.2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 17,688
Posted By ClodMaxx
i emailed Green Bee and told them their data is...

i emailed Green Bee and told them their data is wrong (and asked about the status of my replacement charger). at this point, i'm even questioning whether the controller is Kelly or not. i have too...
Forum: General Discussion 09.15.2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 17,688
Posted By ClodMaxx
i just checked the mains with a voltometer....

i just checked the mains with a voltometer. 62.3v, freshly charged. so that means all 5 are wired in serial, and that also means 20Ah, NOT 80. now i can go back to saving for that 60v 30Ah LiFePO4...
Forum: General Discussion 09.15.2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 17,688
Posted By ClodMaxx
so, i opened her up and saw 5 SLCs total. ...

so, i opened her up and saw 5 SLCs total.
http://pic20.picturetrail.com/VOL1273/6020716/11789641/403944851.jpg
http://pic20.picturetrail.com/VOL1273/6020716/11789641/403944852.jpg

the first shot...
Forum: General Discussion 09.15.2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 17,688
Posted By ClodMaxx
i'm in the same boat as you considering...

i'm in the same boat as you considering lipo's...too finicky, too high-maintenance and too high-risk. i was just looking at cheaper alternatives, and for now i'm considering adding another SLA to get...
Forum: General Discussion 09.14.2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 17,688
Posted By ClodMaxx
lol - ok, thanks don for the insight. the part of...

lol - ok, thanks don for the insight. the part of my brain that wasn't communicating was the fact that 8 lipos in series x 13 rows in parallel. guess i'll just stick to saving for that 60v lithium...
Forum: General Discussion 09.14.2012, 03:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 17,688
Posted By ClodMaxx
ok - well since i'm no where near ready to drop...

ok - well since i'm no where near ready to drop $1700+ on a 60v LiFePO4 pack, i had another idea. but - some new insight on my current setup. the current SLA's total 80Ah, but only 48v. that must be...
Forum: General Discussion 09.13.2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 17,688
Posted By ClodMaxx
it's rated for 48v - won't 60 possibly fry the...

it's rated for 48v - won't 60 possibly fry the controller? i can get a 30ah pack that's 48v - wouldn't that be better? i'll keep the SLAs in there for a while while i learn - i've been into r/c...
Forum: General Discussion 09.13.2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 17,688
Posted By ClodMaxx
thanks so much! one of those Pings will work...

thanks so much! one of those Pings will work nicely. now i just have to save for them. i might start with a single 15ah pack and see how much runtime i get. if it's good, i might get a 2nd one to...
Forum: General Discussion 09.13.2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 17,688
Posted By ClodMaxx
oh i believe you - there isn't enough to the...

oh i believe you - there isn't enough to the scooter to make it almost 400 pounds except batteries, lol.
i'm not interested in building my own batteries, so i'll have to look for prismatic cell...
Forum: General Discussion 09.12.2012, 11:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 17,688
Posted By ClodMaxx
thanks - i love it. i can see already the need...

thanks - i love it. i can see already the need for more speed - but for now, i'm fine with 40-45.

i'll open it up real soon to check out the powertrain, but the batteries have me intrigued. this...
Forum: General Discussion 09.12.2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 17,688
Posted By ClodMaxx
bombed around on it last night to run a couple of...

bombed around on it last night to run a couple of errands, and took it to
work today for the first time. i get some weird looks, i guess trying to figure
out why what looks like a vespa doesn't...
Forum: General Discussion 09.11.2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 17,688
Posted By ClodMaxx
found out last night the LVC on the charger is...

found out last night the LVC on the charger is bad. gotta call them today and get a new charger (and possibly a new battery). it has 2 red lights, and when the battery is charged/balanced, one turns...
Forum: General Discussion 09.10.2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 17,688
Posted By ClodMaxx
i've decided to wait until i ride it a few times...

i've decided to wait until i ride it a few times and have a chance to tear it apart and see what i'm already dealing with (space, etc.). then, all bets are off. :lol:
Forum: General Discussion 09.10.2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 17,688
Posted By ClodMaxx
she just got here this afternoon. it's currently...

she just got here this afternoon. it's currently charging - the battery was just about completely depleted, so i'll take my first test ride when i get home from work. she's more sophisticated than...
Forum: Customer Testimonials and Feedback 08.20.2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 5,128
Posted By ClodMaxx
Tat2 is a freakin' awesome seller!!

In this thread (http://www.rc-monster.com/forum/showthread.php?t=31501), i bought a full set of GRP belted tires/wheels off of him - communication was stellar (he even sent a pic of the receipt...
Forum: General Discussion 07.30.2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 17,688
Posted By ClodMaxx
got an update on saturday. they told me to pay...

got an update on saturday. they told me to pay shipping and tax applicable for my state: $350 and $75 respectively. then they issued a refund the next day of $75, and the note said 'you sent too much...
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