Ok, lots of things came together last night. David stopped over and we figured out the gear ratios and looked at the parts we both had.
- Motor found 36 volt 2000 rpm 500 watt electric scooter motor.(specs http://www.monsterscooterparts.com/36vo500wamow.html
- looking for a couple more 12v 18ah batteries to get up to 36 volt and have a backup pack
- we are going to stretch the frame to make it a little easier to drive.
- looking into chain drive instead of belt. dont need a clutch with speed control
- took lots of measurements.
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frame length 38"
overall length ~48'
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36 volt 500 watt
11 tooth motor sprocket
?? looking for 65 - 80 tooth #25 chain drive sprocket
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looking at steering linkage and battery placement.