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by johnfriartuck
Tue, 17 Apr 2012, 01:50
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: solar power
Replies: 14
Views: 1538

solar power

hi all to answer a few of the things that you all brought up the quote we got for $7000 was for a 2kw system they claim you get what you pay for this is a german system we only enquired there to test the water and see what was on offer,we were told that all the power generated goes straight into the...
by johnfriartuck
Mon, 16 Apr 2012, 16:33
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: solar power
Replies: 14
Views: 1538

solar power

hi all recently i was looking into buying a system to save me money on my power bills i live in Queensland and the subsidy is getting smaller all the time, im a pensioner and its hard to find extra money at any time for anything so a company who is selling solar up here in Gympie gave me a number to...
by johnfriartuck
Sun, 29 Jan 2012, 16:41
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: RC MOTORS
Replies: 5
Views: 914

RC MOTORS

I just got an email from hobbyking to say they had the motors in, when i went in to see how many there were in stock, they were showing -6 so i wudda missed out if id bin waiting, does anybody know who supplies the magura style throttles that aussiejester used on his build?
by johnfriartuck
Mon, 23 Jan 2012, 17:01
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: RC MOTORS
Replies: 5
Views: 914

RC MOTORS

hi this is for anyone wanting to buy a kv180 motor like aussiejesters one on his rc powered cruiser ive been waiting since about september last year for hobbyking in sydney to get them in,so i went on ebay and onto the toys/hobby section and put in outrunner motors there is about 8 pages of them in ...
by johnfriartuck
Tue, 17 Jan 2012, 17:15
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: EV,LANDROVER
Replies: 25
Views: 4811

EV,LANDROVER

hi mcudogs i forgot to say that the esc comes with bec built in, after reading Kims(aussiejester) build up he had a non bec one and added a test meter which had bec in it and then replaced it later on with one like mine, he doesnt mention that he did what your suggesting so im still confused
by johnfriartuck
Mon, 16 Jan 2012, 18:19
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: EV,LANDROVER
Replies: 25
Views: 4811

EV,LANDROVER

hi guys this is a picture of the motor i bought for my trike project its a Kv 170 i got it from hobby king in Hong Kong it says its made by EMP but its identical to the turnigy even down to the numbers it was $139.00 inc postage (im still waiting for hobby king to get the turnigy in) and ive had thi...
by johnfriartuck
Tue, 20 Dec 2011, 18:26
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: EV,LANDROVER
Replies: 25
Views: 4811

EV,LANDROVER

its hard to teach an old dog new tricks
by johnfriartuck
Tue, 20 Dec 2011, 18:25
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: EV,LANDROVER
Replies: 25
Views: 4811

EV,LANDROVER

i followed your blog when i first joined the forum i got up to where you were about to test drive it then it seemed to disappear all thats on your blog now is one page of discussions with none of the build/run details it says you dont want to duplicate things but thats all i can find on it have you ...
by johnfriartuck
Tue, 20 Dec 2011, 17:14
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: EV,LANDROVER
Replies: 25
Views: 4811

EV,LANDROVER

johnny hi i havent even started it yet cos the diagram i was given has one component left out and emails to the guy have gone unanswered it seems once they get your dosh you dont exist anymore,but theres plenty of time to do it i wont need the batteries for a long time i will be concentrating on the...
by johnfriartuck
Tue, 20 Dec 2011, 15:03
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: EV,LANDROVER
Replies: 25
Views: 4811

EV,LANDROVER

hi guys its bin a long time,ive been collecting all the bits to get the landy back to standard shape and up and running i just got offered another one for spares its in better shape than the one i already have(more together and almost complete so its the one ill use its a 1957 series two)other one i...
by johnfriartuck
Mon, 19 Sep 2011, 22:47
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Mx5plus visit
Replies: 5
Views: 1294

Mx5plus visit

hi Gmacd33,no im using 10x1.25 which i assume is metric fine and ive got the holes drilled out to 8mm already but they seem too small and i dont want to snap the tap off in the hole cos they are borrowed from a friend, but thanx anyway i appreciate you takimg the time to help,this is a good forum in...
by johnfriartuck
Sat, 17 Sep 2011, 16:12
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Mx5plus visit
Replies: 5
Views: 1294

Mx5plus visit

thanx i appreciate that
by johnfriartuck
Sat, 17 Sep 2011, 15:22
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Mx5plus visit
Replies: 5
Views: 1294

Mx5plus visit

I know this is off topic but can anyone tell me what size drill to use for a M10 tap (im making up some nut plates) even better if anyone has the chart with all the sizes on so i could keep a copy for future references thanks   johnfriartuck
by johnfriartuck
Wed, 06 Jul 2011, 21:16
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: Obsolete Thread
Replies: 576
Views: 88232

EV2Go's - Lithium Powered Trike

the top yoke is exactly the same as a normal fork set up with the bars mounting normally there is no bottom yoke just the a arm which connects to the sliders via a ball joint when the brakes are applied the anti dive comes in and locks the suspension so there is no travel only when going over bumps ...
by johnfriartuck
Sat, 28 May 2011, 22:42
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: Custom Build... 2 Speed RC Motored e-Cruiser
Replies: 47
Views: 10573

Custom Build... 2 Speed RC Motored e-Cruiser

hey Kim im in the process of ordering a double disc hub and calipers from choppersus jost wondered if you had to pay any import duties when your stuff arrived    john
by johnfriartuck
Sat, 02 Apr 2011, 14:26
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: Custom Build... 2 Speed RC Motored e-Cruiser
Replies: 47
Views: 10573

Custom Build... 2 Speed RC Motored e-Cruiser

hi saw the bit about mdf and polystyrene for molds and thought id add my two penneth if your only doing it once you can save time by making up the finished shape with the poly blocks then lay the fibre on it when its dry and the rite thickness you then pull out the poly,and you have the finished sha...
by johnfriartuck
Sat, 02 Apr 2011, 04:36
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: Custom Build... 2 Speed RC Motored e-Cruiser
Replies: 47
Views: 10573

Custom Build... 2 Speed RC Motored e-Cruiser

hi i want to get the plans for the forks you have on the rat trike can they still be downloaded free i looked at your overview video but it dont stay on long enuff to rite it all down so can you put the site up here for us   thanx    john
by johnfriartuck
Sat, 12 Mar 2011, 19:04
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: Obsolete Thread
Replies: 576
Views: 88232

EV2Go's - Lithium Powered Trike

hi ive just come off ebay looking for bits and pieces and theres a Yamaha fzr 250 1989 model with a sick motor(piston with hole in it he thinks) hes got the usual $5.00 for a bolt thing going but he says he wants it gone for anyone interested he say make an offer so if anyone is interested go into b...
by johnfriartuck
Thu, 27 Jan 2011, 04:55
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: Obsolete Thread
Replies: 576
Views: 88232

EV2Go's - Lithium Powered Trike

thanks woody but the discs are on the diff already and theres nowhere for them on the hubs its ajag irs remember like the ones on the earlier pages john
by johnfriartuck
Wed, 26 Jan 2011, 21:53
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: Obsolete Thread
Replies: 576
Views: 88232

EV2Go's - Lithium Powered Trike

edit i wasnt using discs off the beetle just the calipers john
by johnfriartuck
Wed, 26 Jan 2011, 21:50
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: Obsolete Thread
Replies: 576
Views: 88232

EV2Go's - Lithium Powered Trike

hi i have an abandoned project in my shed from when i was going to trike a goldwing its based on a jag irs but i chucked the diff centre away and made my own up from a normal diff that i chopped up i got to the stage where i would have to renew all the bearings etc and i needed calipers for the disc...
by johnfriartuck
Sat, 22 Jan 2011, 23:42
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: Obsolete Thread
Replies: 576
Views: 88232

EV2Go's - Lithium Powered Trike

EV2Go wrote: CAn you direct link to the one you like John can't seem to find it.


ok this is the link to the page.

http://www.blastolene.com/roadkill.htm

done by the missus/boss
by johnfriartuck
Sat, 22 Jan 2011, 16:25
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: Obsolete Thread
Replies: 576
Views: 88232

EV2Go's - Lithium Powered Trike

hi not really putting any input to this discussion just wanted to tell you about a website for cool hotrods not electric but i get ideas from them for designs so if your interested go to www.blastolene.com and click on roadkill(the front end on this appeals to me)   john
by johnfriartuck
Tue, 18 Jan 2011, 19:57
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: EV,LANDROVER
Replies: 25
Views: 4811

EV,LANDROVER

you think your confused,whats a thread?
by johnfriartuck
Tue, 18 Jan 2011, 18:08
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: EV,LANDROVER
Replies: 25
Views: 4811

EV,LANDROVER

hi again i was looking at the ev vogue on another members site and very impressed i am but one thing that struck me was the bracket work which was painted in ordinary black paint that came off with the tape there is a product on the market called POR15 which is black its similar to 2pak but is appli...