[EVDL] HPGC AC-31-01 Diagram or Manual

2017-01-28 Thread Matthew Quitter via EV
Hi Guys, I am in the process of sticking an HPGC AC-31-01 Motor into a Morris Minor and was wondering if anyone has any diagrams or manuals regarding this motor? I've searched online and emailed HPEV tech support but haven't had any luck/reply. I'm planning on keeping the Morris Minor gearbox

Re: [EVDL] HPGC AC-31-01 Diagram or Manual

2017-01-30 Thread Matthew Quitter via EV
Thanks for the feedback guys, really great info. Hadn't thought about the torque smoothing qualities of a clutch, which is also a great reason to have one! Does anyone know which bolts I can undo to take a look inside the motor? There are four big ones on the back that are currently going

Re: [EVDL] Any truth in these claims?

2017-02-17 Thread Matthew Quitter via EV
cturers choose has nothing to do with the source of > electricity (it has everything to do with the losses due to high > current), so you have to figure that they aren't telling the complete > story. > > They don't mention anything about sitting on a stack of hydrogen tanks > or where

[EVDL] Any truth in these claims?

2017-02-16 Thread Matthew Quitter via EV
Found on social media today... sounds somewhat fantastic in both senses of the word. Headline: 300 km/h in The World’s First Electric Sports Car with 48 V Low-Voltage Flow Cell Drive First para: It took a long time. The development team at nanoFlowcell Holdings had worked for several years to

Re: [EVDL] Alternatives for Golf Cart and Forklift batteries

2016-09-03 Thread Matthew Quitter via EV
Hi Guys, I'm new to the EVDL and loving the depth of conversations everyone has, wonderfully educational for a beginner like me. I'm hopefully just about to start my first conversion... was going to use Li-Ion batteries but have been reading this and wondering what all the fuss is about NiCd.

Re: [EVDL] $52M/yr 'Quiet (Electrified) cars' alert-sound rules by 2019/09

2016-11-15 Thread Matthew Quitter via EV
Classical music or jazz would be nice! Sent from my iPhone > On 15 Nov 2016, at 15:00, Peri Hartman via EV wrote: > > While there are obvious virtues to have EVs emit sounds, and I will not > oppose the effort, what can we do to ensure the sounds are quiet enough and >

Re: [EVDL] Electrical Safety...

2017-01-03 Thread Matthew Quitter via EV
nto the > address (or use "Reply all"), the list won't get the message. My personal > opinion is that this is a dumb way to set up a list, but this is not my > list, so I don't make that decision. None of mine are set up this way... > > Jim > > > >

[EVDL] Electrical Safety...

2017-01-03 Thread Matthew Quitter via EV
Firstly, does anyone get this? Tried replying to a couple of conversations and it didn't work. Thanks, Matthew 07966 806 727 -- next part -- An HTML attachment was scrubbed... URL:

Re: [EVDL] Electrical Safety...

2017-01-03 Thread Matthew Quitter via EV
uss Sciville <rustyb...@yahoo.co.uk> wrote: > > Yep (from the UK) > > Russ > > > From: Matthew Quitter via EV <ev@lists.evdl.org> > To: Electric Vehicle Discussion List <ev@lists.evdl.org> > Sent: Tuesday, 3 January 2017, 15:29 > Subject: [EVDL]

Re: [EVDL] Electrical Safety...

2017-01-03 Thread Matthew Quitter via EV
? A rubber sleeve with some sort of oneway binding that allows the cable to be inserted easily but stops it falling off unless tugged. Have searched online but only found domestic small cabling solutions. > On 3 Jan 2017, at 16:56, Lee Hart <leeah...@earthlink.net> wrote: > > Matthew

Re: [EVDL] Electrical Safety...

2017-01-03 Thread Matthew Quitter via EV
Thanks guys for all that great info. Lots of really good advice there. Happy to report both battery packs have now been safely removed and I am still alive! And looking forward to further discussions on the EVDL. Regards, Matthew 07966 806 727 On 3 January 2017 at 19:56, Cor van de Water via

[EVDL] Killed my HPEV AC-31 Motor

2017-04-12 Thread Matthew Quitter via EV
Hi Guys, One of the bearings on my AC-31 has started going, causing a loud whining noise and loss of power in the middle of the RPMs. Does anyone have experience repairing one of these? And I've damaged the rotary encoder while poking around in anger and frustration... never a good way to work

Re: [EVDL] Killed my HPEV AC-31 Motor

2017-04-12 Thread Matthew Quitter via EV
Many thanks - that's great info. The guys at HPEVS have been very helpful too, gave me the codes for the bearings, 6206 and 6207 bearings apparently. 07966 806 727 On 12 April 2017 at 23:14, Cruisin via EV wrote: > Bearing failure is a common problem on HPEVS due to

Re: [EVDL] Subject: Clean Power bites the dust

2017-03-08 Thread Matthew Quitter via EV
I recently came across this on the British Battery Vehicle Society: http://www.batteryvehiclesociety.org.uk/forums/viewforum.php?f=53 And a video of the BMS - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wgyg41GIGxU Trying to track down the fellow who made it. 07966 806 727 On 8 March 2017 at 17:24, paul

Re: [EVDL] Subject: Clean Power bites the dust

2017-03-08 Thread Matthew Quitter via EV
Would you share what you're doing to build a BMS, what you've learnt etc? I'm interested in doing something similar, eventually... 07966 806 727 On 8 March 2017 at 15:49, John Lussmyer via EV wrote: > On Wed Mar 08 06:31:03 PST 2017 ev@lists.evdl.org said: > >In the past

[EVDL] Best/Cheapest BMS for 84V 25S Li-Ion Pack

2017-03-06 Thread Matthew Quitter via EV
Hi Guys, I blew my BMS today. Feels like an EV rite of passage. It was a proprietary system from an older EV conversion by a now defunct UK company so I have no way of discovering what's going on inside, I have been unable to find any documentation. My system is 84V from 25 Thundersky 160Ah

Re: [EVDL] Clean Power bites the dust

2017-03-07 Thread Matthew Quitter via EV
I'm looking for a BMS at the moment and have been finding lots of dead webpages and defunct companies. Anyone able to suggest a good BMS for 25S Lipo other than Orion? > On 7 Mar 2017, at 15:19, Cruisin via EV wrote: > > Clean Power (Mini BMS) has closed its doors and no

Re: [EVDL] Curtis 1238-6501 State of Charge

2017-08-08 Thread Matthew Quitter via EV
n. Voltage is the only way to discern SOC. >> You just can't measure accurately under load. You have to measure open >> circuit voltage. >> www.mdpi.com/1996-1073/9/11/900/pdf >> >> >> >>From: Willie via EV <ev@lists.evdl.org> >> To: Ma

Re: [EVDL] Curtis 1238-6501 State of Charge

2017-08-07 Thread Matthew Quitter via EV
similar. It was a lecture he gave at Waterloo University. Dahn is an > electrochemistry at Dalhousie University in Novelty Scotia. > >> On Aug 7, 2017 3:00 AM, "Matthew Quitter via EV" <ev@lists.evdl.org> wrote: >> Thanks guys... but if the charger is turning off at a fixed volta

[EVDL] Curtis 1238-6501 State of Charge

2017-08-06 Thread Matthew Quitter via EV
Hi Guys, My 1238-6501 Curtis controller gives very different SOC % for similar voltages. For example I've recorded a pack voltage of 82.2 and had the Curtis show 22%, 31%, 43%. The pack is made up of 25 Thundersky 160Ah batteries. It's getting worse too. Now I'm getting the charger turning off

Re: [EVDL] Curtis 1238-6501 State of Charge

2017-08-07 Thread Matthew Quitter via EV
EV wrote: >> >> >>> On 08/06/2017 07:38 PM, Matthew Quitter via EV wrote: >>> Hi Guys, >>> >>> My 1238-6501 Curtis controller gives very different SOC % for similar >>> voltages. >>> >>> For example I've recorded a pack

Re: [EVDL] Curtis 1238-6501 State of Charge

2017-08-07 Thread Matthew Quitter via EV
about the middle, and voltage doesn't give >>> any clue about that. >>> >>> You need to count the amp-hours, like with an E-meter or a Cycle-Analyst. >>> >>> Bill D. >>> >>> On 8/6/2017 7:00 PM, Willie via EV wrote: >>>>

Re: [EVDL] Curtis 1238-6501 State of Charge

2017-08-07 Thread Matthew Quitter via EV
Hey Willie, I've used that website so many times to look at other conversions and never once thought of putting myself up there. Will do! Thanks, Matthew 07966 806 727 On 7 August 2017 at 17:14, Willie via EV <ev@lists.evdl.org> wrote: > > > On 08/07/2017 10:58 AM, Matthew

[EVDL] Curtis WinVCL Software and OS download

2017-08-20 Thread Matthew Quitter via EV
Hi Guys, Firstly thanks for all your info and chat about the Curtis 1238 SOC and the subsequent discussion about the measuring of power in a pack. I managed to get the 1314 software going and find out that the OEM of my Curtis (a defunct UK company called the Electric Car Company) set the BDI to

Re: [EVDL] Curtis WinVCL Software and OS download

2017-08-20 Thread Matthew Quitter via EV
n WinVCL, found this. There were other references. Try asking > Google to find info for you. > > curtisinstruments.com/Uploads/DataSheets/1310%20(09B).pdf > > Gail > >> On 8/20/2017 9:46 AM, Matthew Quitter via EV wrote: >> Does anyone have any experience with WinVCL and is th

[EVDL] Curtis 1238-6501

2017-06-15 Thread Matthew Quitter via EV
Hi guys, Quick question haven't had a reply from Curtis tech support. I have a second hand Curtis 1238-6501. I can't figure out how to reset the State of Charge. It's stuck at 30% no matter the voltage of the pack! Does anyone know if there is a standard input to reset it or was it

Re: [EVDL] Curtis WinVCL Software and OS download

2017-08-31 Thread Matthew Quitter via EV
Hey Cruisin! Thanks for the email. Yeah I've been knocking on Curtis' door trying to get WinVCL and they're not particularly interested... probably doesn't help that it's Curtis UK. Is it possible to re-flash the controller without their software? All the best, Matthew 07966 806 727 On 25

Re: [EVDL] Hb404

2018-05-25 Thread Matthew Quitter via EV
Good info Steve! I use the 404 sometimes in that fashion. Thanks, Matthew > On 25 May 2018, at 14:38, Steve Clunn via EV wrote: > > This is a great meter at a good price but I have found one glitch that > people should know about when using this meter to turn off battery

Re: [EVDL] Tests for second hand purchase

2018-01-29 Thread Matthew Quitter via EV
kit came from, > so you can ask the previous owner about his use and experience with it. > Success and I hope this helps, > Cor. > > -Original Message- > From: EV [mailto:ev-boun...@lists.evdl.org] On Behalf Of Matthew Quitter via > EV > Sent: Monday, January 29, 2018 1:13 PM &g

[EVDL] Tests for second hand purchase

2018-01-29 Thread Matthew Quitter via EV
Hi guys, I’m off to look at, with an aim to purchase, a bunch of second hand kit: An AC-50, Curtis 1238 and 36 160Ah Thundersky. They’re not installed in anything. I wont have the time to rig the whole kit up to bench test. Has anyone got any suggestions for what tests can be done on a

Re: [EVDL] interesting links

2018-03-19 Thread Matthew Quitter via EV
I had no idea he started on a 944! How interesting. PS if I ever get a wikipedia page I’ll make sure EVDL is mentioned all over it. ;). > On 19 Mar 2018, at 18:08, Rod Hower via EV wrote: > > I still remember when JB was on the EVDL posting about that Porshe and >

Re: [EVDL] interesting links

2018-03-19 Thread Matthew Quitter via EV
<ev@lists.evdl.org> wrote: > We could always add to the page. Or even make you one Matthew > > ⁣Sent from BlueMail ​ > > On 20 Mar. 2018, 08:43, at 08:43, Matthew Quitter via EV < > ev@lists.evdl.org> wrote: > >I had no idea he started on a 944! How interesting.