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    Determing the appropriate Motor.

    Ok I figure you all may be able to help me with this one. I have a "Cooler", as in box that you put soft drinks, and other refreshments in), it’s in quotes due to the fact that it is huge and heavy (24x24x48). It is currently built on a set of 4 pneumatic wheels (4 inch wide x 9 in diamiter). At...
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    Help with making a motor.

    Well seeing that the lil RC cars are made to hual about 40-75lbs and that 6 cases of bear and the needed ice to keep it cool run about 250lbs i dont that that that is going to be enough power to pull it off ... golf cart size motor and battery life is ideal for the use so ... i have just been...
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    Help with making a motor.

    that it is,as long as your talking about the motors and not the job, i also have another little scheme to build something else too, an electric beer cooler. think of a golf cart 1' skinnier. but you may say what use would there be for that !?!?! well i live in indianapolis, and every year we...
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    Help with making a motor.

    Cliff your right ... and when your right your right ... lol and i just did find the formula that tells me the needed Ft-Lb or torque that you need to get to 60 MPH in 3 sec ... its 406Ft-lb no where close to the items that i need ... but alas i have an extremely boring job and i get to sit for 8...
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    Help with making a motor.

    just to let you know the 18" tire that you are reffering to most likely is the size of the inner circumfrence (ie the size of the rim) up above somewhere i figured the outter dia. of the tire @ 27" giving me an approx of 84" cir. @ the rated 4000 RPM of the motor that would be just about 318MPH...
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    Help with making a motor.

    well 2 things there is no gearing.... this would be a hub motor so that the wheel is turnning it self 1 rev of the motor = 1 rev of the wheel. and my plan was to top out at just about 100MPH ... i have ridden alot over the years ... and yes i have gone over 100mph ... mabey 4 times .... you...
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    Help with making a motor.

    this is a hub motor. so there is no gearing ... and i was more looking to make a street leagal motorcycle then a "bike" ... my goal would be a prototype under $10K (motor for about 2k rolling chasis from junk yard 500-1k and then various parts and testing to fill the rest) and the reasoning...
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    Help with making a motor.

    i have been starting to see that from the information that i have been able to pick up ... but there is a company (E-cycle) that has made a hybrid that can hit 80MPH but they dont use pure they use the Gas and Electric engine inline with each other and the bike can only go from 0-60 in 6 sec...
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    Help with making a motor.

    lol funny that you say that ... just found a site with that on there..... doh !!!!
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    Help with making a motor.

    was wondering if you could reverse the engineering of a standard motor to the effect that the shaft would stay stationary and the outer portion would spin to do this i thought that it would be better to have the electromagnet on the outside and the permanent magnet on the inner portion...
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