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OwnerGabriel & Alex
LocationMontreal, Quebec Canada map
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Vehicle Go-kart
Built from a Go-Kart frame I had for gift
Motor Hydraulic pump 5000lbs forklift motor Series Wound DC
6.7 inches diameter
14 inches lenght


DrivetrainSprocket, 1:2 Ratio- front14,rear-28
The first belt has torn apart du to high torque.
New one is made with Kevlar.
Kevlar strap has torn apart
New drivetrain is sprocket and chain no60
ControllerCafe Electric Z1K-HV 300v 1000amps
This is a powerfull controller for the price and light weight.
Limited to 100v 850amps
Batteries400 A123 Systems ANR26650M1, 3.30 Volt, Lithium-Ion
Custom made battery pack 20s 10p in each box
140v 23ah
weight 70 pounds for 400 cells
System Voltage133 Volts
ChargerDewalt DC9000
4 Stock Dewalt chargers for battery management: 10 hours charging

Custom charger for 15 min fast charging
HeaterDisk brake
4/0 gage wire become warm between motor and controller
DC/DC Converter A123 system
Cpu power supply 130vdc to 14vdc
InstrumentationTach to measure amps with zilla
Top Speed100 MPH (160 KPH)
Test a 1/4 mile
AccelerationVery fast! The acceleration is much bigger than I expected. This is a donuts machine.
0-60 less than 4 sec (tested)
Standing 1/4 mile 99.58mph @ 12.32s
RangeAbout 30 mins racing
Seating Capacity1 shaking adult
Curb Weight400 Pounds (181 Kilograms)
without driver
TiresRacing slik
Conversion Time2 years part time
Conversion CostGift damaged go-kart frame
200can$ frame pieces and reparation
3400can$ controller
4200can$ for 400 M1 cell
100can Allis chalmer 6.7 inches motor
about 9k$ for the whole project
Additional FeaturesWith Lithium-ion batteries, we will be abble to try it on a race track.

When the others batteries packs will be assembled.
We'll try it with 400 M1 cell at 144v 1000amps with my brother's zilla controller. (It's already done)

June 26 Try at the Napierville dragway with new gearing and 850 amps

E.T. 12.32 @ 99.5 mph

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