Electric Bikes - LiFePO4 Conversion Kit with no or intergrated Motor Controller
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Hi guys, great forum with tons of info. I am a newbie and have a question. I have a mountain bike that I want to retro with a converstion kit. The ampedbike kit and the currie kit looks promising. However, one of the turn off for me is all the wireing and other components that need a place to mount on the frame.
My question: I'll live with the battery and the throttle ... but is there a LiFePO4 kit out there that don't have a Motor Controller that I need to find a place for??? Something similar to like the Bionx kit with everything is built-in to the motor hub?
08-19-10, 02:57 PM
IF your talking about the Currie kit like this http://www.ezipusa.com/ everything is already wired and in the little alm. box mounted to the rack. Personally unless you are in love with the bike you would mount this on I would look at just buying the complete bike from Best Buy, Wallie World or another retailer for about the same price. The batteries that come with this kit are SLA (lead) but you can make your own lifepo4 packs that mount in the rack the same as the OEM packs.
08-20-10, 08:01 AM
The controller isn't really for the battery more for the motor but you need a controller every set-up does.
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