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    I purchased the Bafang BBSHD 120mm. If I purchase the spindle for 68mm will I be able to take off the 120mm spindle and put the 68 on? https://lunacycle.com/bbshd-68-73mm-mid-axle-assembly/

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    • HIGHVOLTAGE
      HIGHVOLTAGE commented
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      Nope, this is not possible currently.

    • Rickbricker
      Rickbricker commented
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      Is there any particular reason? I’ve seen tear down and rebuild videos of the BBSHD, can I do that and swap the spindle or am I missing something?

    • HIGHVOLTAGE
      HIGHVOLTAGE commented
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      It's not just the spindle that needs to be replaced, the outside axle shell itself would need to be replaced or shortened. The spindle is just an internal replacement part. It's not an actual part for adjusting the size of your BBSHD.
      Last edited by HIGHVOLTAGE; 05-15-2019, 04:11 PM.

    Should I get a small 52cm or medium 55cm Luna Fixed if I have a 32 inch inseam and am 5’9”? Thanks!

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    • Cstrong153
      Cstrong153 commented
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      Also, can you tell us what size is pictured in the photos?

    • paxtana
      paxtana commented
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      Hi, we are going to have to wait for further specs because we already boxed up and shipped the entire batch of all sizes. We are checking if we have the geometry specs around here somewhere but might have to wait until we get more in stock.

    • Cstrong153
      Cstrong153 commented
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      Well, I already placed my order for a medium so hope it fits! :)

    Anyone want to buy a brand new BBSHD bare motor I just purchased from Luna? Ill sell it for $350. The only catch is, it doesnt recognize any 48 volt battery as fully charged. Having posted the problem here, they offer no solution. It has under 25 miles on it. You can run it about 7 miles before the controller cuts off the motor due to state of charge being measured as under 5%. (Even though the battery internal display shows 50%).
    They tell me it is my display causing the problem. But my display is fine. This brand new motor is useless to me as my trip to and from work exceeds 7 miles.

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    • jake2424
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      great. thanks. Just like to point out, when someone buys a brand new motor, it should come with all the equipment one needs to make it work like a new motor. In order to follow these directions, I need to pay 19.95 for a program cable. plus shipping and tax. I'll need a laptop.

    • pure_mahem
      pure_mahem commented
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      Sounds like you should be talking to support at Luna. The people here are just trying to offer you solutions you can try to make it work. Giving them grief because you're frustrated isn't going to solve your problems or make anyone eager to step forward to offer you a possible solution.

    • HIGHVOLTAGE
      HIGHVOLTAGE commented
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      I think the main issue here that you're not addressing for us is whether or not your battery is cutting out because you're on low battery and you're reading it off the % gauge and not the voltage of the battery itself. You really shouldn't be buying DIY kits if you're going to go into it with the mentality of "it should just work"

    Does the current 48v 13.5ah Panasonic ga battery pack use a 3 prong charging plug?

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    • HIGHVOLTAGE
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      No, it uses a barrel connector.

    • paxtana
      paxtana commented
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      The 52v version of the shark does have mini xlr, but not currently the 48v version.

    My Luna Mini charger has started to stop charging to 100% after only a season worth of use. When measuring the output voltage of the charger I am only able to get 50V out of the charger which is suppose to be putting out 56.4V. I've tried looking around however I have not found any answers specifically. Any ideas?

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    • paxtana
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      You can likely adjust it in the trimpot as described here https://electricbike.com/forum/forum...i-and-advanced

    • wer2000
      wer2000 commented
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      I saw that while reading through however I am still apprehensive to try. It just seems strange to me that overnight this issue occurred and I don't want to risk completely messing something up over what could be a simple issue. Is there any reason as to why this would happen? Is this normal for these types of chargers?

    • paxtana
      paxtana commented
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      Yes drift can happen. Though I suppose we cannot rule out the charger being broken, either due to wear or damage. I would try adjusting the trimpot.

    I just got my wolf battery in the mail. I am unsure why it has 2X T 90 connector ports and 2 XT 60 connector ports on the battery (4 total) . I have read through as much documentation as I can get my hands on and I don’t seem to see an answer to this question. I understand that the XT 60 connectors are for the charging and xt 90 connects to the motor. What am I missing here? Also, one of the XT 90 pigtails that came in the package has green marks on it and I’m not sure if that one Connects to the pack or the motor. I have a magic pie motor. It would be great to see some photos of how other people have set up their Wolf pack. I wasn’t able to find any myself. Thanks for the help.

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    • intramorph
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      The reason why there's 2 of each is if one goes bad you have a backup connector to use for that battery. This way if one breaks you have another one =)

    Nice thanks

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      Don't want to be a pain with questions, but I was very close to ordering either this hardtail or full suspension below. But then someone said the 1-11 drivetrain (alll Deore XT parts) might give me problems with a Bafang BBSHD. Is that true?

      I just don't want to spend $1,500 on a bike and then have to replace parts.

      http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/...tain-bikes.htm

      http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/...s_xo30-tcs.htm
      Last edited by Boondocksaints; 05-17-2019, 01:14 PM.

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      • HIGHVOLTAGE
        HIGHVOLTAGE commented
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        Technically speaking any drive train is going to eventually give you problems when you stick an electric motor on it. None of these bikes were originally designed with the intention of being converted into an electric bike by their original manufacturer, especially a high powered one like the BBSHD. How much money you want to put into your bike will depend on how long it lasts. The more money, the higher quality components you'll get and the longer your bike will last but at that point you're basically going to be spending A LOT of money because high quality components cost a lot since they have such a small market. In some cases it is cheaper to just replace it with another cheap component until that one wears down.
        Last edited by HIGHVOLTAGE; 05-17-2019, 02:07 PM.

      • paxtana
        paxtana commented
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        Stock chainring can work with 11 spd chain but the aftermarket narrow/wide chainrings are ideally used with 10spd or lower.

      • pure_mahem
        pure_mahem commented
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        Either of the component sets you have there on those bikes should function fine with the bbshd. If they are functioning before the install they should function just as well after. You may find when you go to replace components after they wear out though. That you don't need to spend the extra money on the better components. For instance If it were me if and when I had to replace the derailleur Id probably go with a SLX not really any need to shave the weight with the higher priced XT components and they function just as well. For Cassettes you may want to check out Sunrace Steel cassettes. My BD bike came with a Steel SRAM cassette that works wonderfully but when it wears out it will depend on price point if that's what I replace it with. The build I just did came with Deore shifters and a SLX derailleur and Tektro Draco brakes I got no complaints. There's a grade of component once you get above it seems they all function well as each other and you're only throwing money at the component to shave grams to make it lighter not really perform better. With an ebike weight really isnt an issue. If it were I'd be screwed I go 385 lbs.

      ^^ Thank you. I understand that parts will need to be replaced.

      What I meant to say is I don't want to replace parts right from the jump on a new bike because the drivetrain is not compatible. I'd rather get a compatible bike from the start.

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        Question on preventing a BBSHD from rotating. I have a 120mm motor that I recently purchased and mounted on a steel framed Motobecane Lurch fat bike. I used spacers only on the drive side and on the non-drive made sure the grooves of the y washer are against the frame. I have the Luna wrench for the lock nut, used loctite and put as much force as I can on to tighten. That doesn't come close to preventing the motor from rotating down under its own weight and then rotating back up and clunking the frame under power.

        What are the options to properly secure the motor?

        Thanks,
        Mark

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        • pure_mahem
          pure_mahem commented
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          Bafang Stabilizer Bracket. There are 2 options I found this one worked for what I needed but I still had to pound on it a bit to get it to fit well. I used one of the water bottle boss holes on the under side of my down tube and also used a stainless steel hose clamp I fitted a piece of heat shrink tubing over to secure it. I ended up not using the black piece that comes in the mounting kit and just used this. They also make a flat version but it didn't work for me. I ordered both and used this one. my build was a Motobecane Boris the Brute

          https://california-ebike.com/shop/bs...bbs0102-bbshd/

        • pure_mahem
          pure_mahem commented
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          https://california-ebike.com/shop/bs...bbs0102-bbshd/ A link to the flat model Stabilizer bracket.

        is there any reason that the battery can't be attached to a tube other than the down tube? i'm thinking of a mid-drive conversion to a fezzari alta peak. this model has a rear shock on the down tube.

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        • pure_mahem
          pure_mahem commented
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          No reason it can't be put elsewhere. But to not through how your bike handles all crazy you will want to keep the battery as low as possible so as not to throw off your center of gravity. On that bike you could mount it to the underside of the down tube. Looks like there is plenty of clearance between the front tire and the down tube. I'd probably go with a wolf pack as they are the most water resistant option and use some high lbs test cable ties for added security. I'm sure it wont fall off but better safe than sorry.

        I'm trying to order the fat bike forks factory take off by paying with PayPal and it keeps coming back order can not be completed idk what's going on

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        • paxtana
          paxtana commented
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          Please email support. Sounds like payment is getting declined

        What is the shaft RPM of the Cyclone 3000 at full throttle and no load? I'm using the ASI BAC 800 (72v) controller, programmed for 4000w.

        (Context: I'm building an amphibious e-scooter that needs to be able to accelerate quickly up a steep hill. In WA, e-scooters have no power limitation to be street legal. They have a "top speed on the flat" limitation, but you can put as much torque and power behind that top speed as you want.)

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        • paxtana
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          This is the specs from the factory. There's every chance in the world some of this is incorrect, China tends to fudge the numbers when it suits them

          Max speed 900Rpm
          Rated speed 800Rpm
          Rated output 3000W
          Max output 4000W
          Rated Torque 50Nm
          Max Torque 100Nm
          Insulation class E class
          Driver: External Driver
          Control method PWM
          Ambient temperature -15C~40C
          Efficiency: 89.6%

        Hi! I preordered a Luna Fixed and am wondering if it's possible to add wired lights aftermarket to it? Thanks!

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        • paxtana
          paxtana commented
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          Technically yes you can tap into the power source of any electric bike. How difficult that would be depends on the particular bike. Generally speaking we would recommend to just use wireless lights. Modern wireless lights are very efficient and when you pair them with their integrated lithium battery they last a long time, way long enough that hardwiring to the ebike battery is not much of an issue.

        Hello - do you know when these two items will be back in stock:

        ISIS bottom bracket 69-73mm for Cyclone
        https://lunacycle.com/isis-bottom-br...m-for-cyclone/

        Cyclone Double Sprocket Kit for Trikes, Recumbents and Pedicabs
        https://lunacycle.com/parts/cyclone-...-and-pedicabs/

        Also, if there’s no plan to restock these items, do you know of any alternatives?

        Thanks!

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