Category Archives: Electric Go Kart

24V Modded Electric Starter Motor Tested (as a series wound DC motor) with 800 amp fuse

24V Modded Electric Starter Motor Tested (as a series wound DC motor) with 800 amp fuse The 24 volt modded electric starter motor was wired up as a series wound DC motor. The aim of the test was to see: how much current the Electric Motor would draw when wired up as a series wound Read more…

February 2013 Electric Car News Highlights Summary

February 2013 Electric Car News Highlights Summary Hi everyone, it’s Al Bunzel aka Crazy Al from ElectricCarConversionBlog.com with the February 2013 Electric Car News Highlights Summary. What happened in February 2013? Go Kart was on display at the Linux Conference in Canberra and Also being doing more work on the 24 volt starter motor – Read more…

How I Ended Up Doing The 24 Volt Starter Motor Mod

How I Ended Up Doing The 24 Volt Starter Motor Mod After considering the 4 things I needed to consider when reversing a starter motor, the following were done: Disrupt the connection between the field winding circuit and the armature circuit; Acquire thick cable, lugs and connectors; Modify brush holders; and Add cables; Drill and Read more…

4 Things You Need To Consider When Trying To Reverse The Direction Of Your Series Wound Electric Starter Motor

4 Things You Need To Consider When Trying To Reverse The Direction Of Your Series Wound Electric Starter Motor After working out where I would like the 24 volt modified starter motor mounted which would be used as a traction motor on my new go kart, I discovered that there were more things I needed Read more…

Working Out How To Mount The 24V Motor On My Go Kart

Working Out How To Mount The 24V Motor On My Go Kart   After attaching the sprocket and reassembling the modified 24 volt electric starter motor for use as a traction motor for an Electric Go Kart conversion, I had to work out how to mount it.  There were several things I had to consider: Read more…

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