Plankton's current specs
Plankton's Current Specs:
Motor: 9" Series DC, refurbished by Jim Husted in Redmond, OR.
Batteries: 35 CALB LiFePo4 cells (115.5V nominal pack voltage)
Charger: Elcon PFC1500, so far only charging from house mains 110-120 AC.
Pedal: Ford Ranger TPS
-12V Pb-Acid auxiliary battery for car electrical (blinkers, lights, etc.)
-Generic (??) vacuum pump for brake assist (no power steering)
Monday, February 2, 2009
I think it was Sept 16th 2008 or so, when my motor showed up! I ordered it from Jim Husted in Redmond, OR. He's a pro at rebuilding them evidently. I think this was an old forklift motor. Eventually we'll see how it works! Here's a comparison shot of the two tire-screechin' ground-poundin' mills side-by-side.