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TomEV 02-05-2008 10:51 PM

Small AC Conversion
 
Looking around at potential future upgrades to my Citicar, I came across an AC system for 48v -

http://tinyurl.com/lg578

It looks interesting - anyone else here tried a small AC conversion?

I might be able to afford it even without winning the lottery...

Ryland 02-06-2008 01:25 AM

I like it, any idea how hard it is to fit a motor like that up to the citicar stock axle?

TomEV 02-06-2008 08:49 AM

It looks like the motor face and diameter are about normal for a Citicar, and since it has a female spline an adapter (like used on D&D motors) might work. All speculation at this point as I haven't called them.

I don't like the Citicar rear axle/differential I have as it makes a lit of gear noise. If I do an AC upgrade, I'll probably get a golf cart diff at the same time. Then there is the problem of the speedometer/odometer...

bennelson 02-06-2008 09:33 PM

Looks really interesting!

The tough part is to set this up as a street-legal vehicle.

Sounds like the easy way to do it is took hook one of these up to a registered Citicar.

WaxyChicken 02-06-2008 09:47 PM

I'd love to see an AC project completed on this site!


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