Here are the parts used on this build: - 4S Turnigy Hardcase 5ah Packs (Available at Hobby King) configured in 20s2p (Five packs in series, paralleled for 72v system) - Sabvoton SVMC072150 ...
Motenergy ME0201014201 Brushless DC Permanent Magnet Motor
This ME0708 is a Brush-Type, Permanent Magnet DC motor with very high efficiency. Capable of 4.8 KW continuous and 15 KW for 1 minute. For voltages from 12 to 48 VDC input and 100 amps continuous (300 amps for 1 minute). Timed for counter-clockwise rotation (can be changed to clockwise).
Motenergy, Inc Date: 05/03/11 Product Information ME1003 Check By: JF Typical Motor Performance Data Data taken with 48 VDC Power Supply, constant voltage. X-Axis is Torque in Pound Inches. (1 Pound Inch equals 0.11 Nm) Maximum speed is set by the motor control. The speed is proportional to the applied voltage. For 24 VDC, the speed is ½. After browsing for a couple months, I found a Motenergy ME0201014201 Brushless motor for sale for $300 CAD which is a darn good price! It had a broken fan cover but I figured I could fix this in post. Best part of it, the seller was in Calgary, AB. So I bought it and it was on its way over the mountains to me.