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Discussion in 'Electric Motorcycles' started by motobene, May 3, 2016.
I actually believe this is the stock unit.
So I wonder if that is the main contactor, I can't find any good pics showing the solenoid in situ. on well off to the shed with the drill.
Did you go through the whole thread, page by page ...I am sure it is there, because someone had issues with their battery and opened it up.
Yes, I believe this is the main contactor.
yes I found those pics from here and a few from here https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=96595 but none really showing the solenoid
Well that is a different thread ... try this one also.
But you can sort of see the solenoid in the second pic ...top left corner black cylinder thing.
Hi MXS I cant see a thread?
Here's the inside of my bat, its defiantly the Contactor relay that is tripping whether its the BMS of its defective that's causing it I don't know. This is about as far as my fault diagnosis skill stretch.
Yeah, if you are not comfortable poking around electrical circuits, it will be tough.
Having said that, there are some basic things which would always apply.... every contactor needs voltage to open and keep being opened. Assuming it’s not faulty , the problem is the circuit bringing the trip voltage to the contactor after you turn on the switch. If you know your way around voltmeter, you can do some basic analysis. Also, in this thread, there are schematics showing how the contactor is wired into the system ... too bad the BMS is not stock, otherwise I would say contact EM .... sometimes they can help, even when a bike is out of warranty.
Just got this email this morning. Apparently a new USA distributor for EM & others.
"Central Powersports Distribution is the new OEM Motorcycle Distribution Center opening in the heart of North America. Located in Watertown, South Dakota, “CPD” is made up of the same great staff that facilitated the growth of Torrot GasGas in North America up until the acquisition of GasGas by Pierer Mobility AG (KTM). Using their collective experience and knowledge, Central Powersports Distribution will work with small European OEMs and powersports accessories manufacturers to bring their products to the US market.
The staff of Torrot GasGas here in the USA was a crucial part in the resurgence of GasGas from 2016-2018, with revenue sales increasing by over 200% just prior to the financial constraints that affected the parent company in 2019. Mark Berg, the past COO of Torrot GasGas stated,
“We worked really well as a team for our parent company Torrot GasGas, and we will continue to do so as Central Powersports Distribution moving forward. Everyone here in South Dakota really loves what they do, and we have the experience and the knowledge necessary to help smaller European OEMs expand to reach customers in the United States.”
Central Powersports Distribution (www.cpd.direct) has reached distribution agreements with multiple OEM manufacturers, and we are excited to start building their brands in the US. CPD’s unique approach creates a strong foundation for brands looking to establish themselves in North America. CPD provides multiple noncompeting OEMs with shared facilities, staff, warehouse space, logistics, and distribution opportunities; CPD essentially acts as the “middle-man” between the manufacturer overseas and the dealers and consumers here Stateside. This creates better stability by covering the entire nation with solid representation for the dealer-network to the end-customer support, all while lowering overhead costs of each brand. CPD Dealers, in turn, can choose to work with as many CPD-represented brands as they wish, depending on their store and market trends.
The unique Central Powersports Distribution business model has already proven to be quite appealing! Here are the OEMs that we are already supporting:
French electric trials bike maker Electric Motion has been in the States since 2012 with a few different distributors, but now partnered with CPD, we have been working hard to establish EM as the best-selling electric trials bike on the market.Their new “Epure” and “Escape” models are super fun, and their diverse lineup make it easy for everyone to find a bike perfect for their budget and capabilities. CPD will be actively looking for dealers starting the month of May, with first unit deliveries of the new models sometime in late summer.
Rieju is a Spanish motorcycle company with over 95 years in the motorcycle business in Europe, and CPD is helping them make their first appearance in the USA. It promises to be an easy entry to the US market, as Rieju purchased the manufacturing rights for the 2019 GasGas enduro platform, so the Spanish will continue production and development of performance enduro racebikes. 2021 production starts in May with motorcycles landing Stateside by late summer.
(www.czem.pro): Czech Republic
This small company out of Czech Republic is developing some very exciting electric trail fun motorcycles including their high-tech “Drill One” motorcycle. The bike is top-notch with the best parts in the business, and some very cool colors match the performance! Czem will be working with Central Powersports Distribution to sell their units online, direct the consumer as well as through dealers.
CPD is also working as a distributor for a few select aftermarket companies due to our large warehouse capacity and existing logistics knowledge:
Funnel Web makes the best air filters on the market, and CPD has pallets arriving in May for US distribution and sales to start immediately.
For more information or inquiries related to Central Powersports Distribution or how to become a dealer, please visit Dealer Inquiry or call Mark at 605-878-1005. CPD looks forward to working towards the future!"
I hope they are better than the previous distributors.
Mine is working fine, but no trials meets to ride. :-(
This is the first time I hear about CZEM.. but now that I looked into it I realized that I actually spoke to the owner not too long ago about selling my EM... they have a store 20 minutes from where I live, I might have to go check it out.
The thing about Czem and particularly the bike Drill one,smells like a lawsuit in making .... Revx was originally made by Mrazek. Mrazek was supported in some way by Emotionbikes .... yet now, I think they have split up or something .... I actually don’t know what has happened, but I do know that Mrazek calls Drill one a copy of Revx ... suggesting It’s missing some parts which he has patents on (Obviously I have no idea whether this is true or not)..... he continues to make Revx .... and Czem continues to make the copies I guess.
It would be interesting what you can find out .... I think Czem is a pretty new company and perhaps somehow related to Emotionbikes (plenty of references can be found) and perhaps only started after Mrazek and them split up somehow ..... anyhow, the Drill One is sort of a mystery. But sold in UK now too, and I suppose other markets ....
Yes please go check it out, it is supposed to be a great machine. Also, can you be "our man in Prague"? There are a few interesting things coming from your country related to electric motorcycles like these motor controllers
I'm struggling with their statement of Watertown, ND is the heart of North America
LOL ... yeah, but if they can deliver bikes and parts, people will not care.
Copied from the trials thread, thanks Norman!
Hi I have a specialist looking at my battery however he would like a schematic of the wiring inside a EM 5.7 battery. I'm getting conflicting information on the exact makeup of the battery, has the battery 13 cells only, 13 cells with a 14th cell that controls the relay or 14 X 4V cells with the 1st cell also controlling the relay?
I am not sure such wiring battery schematic exists. You might try to send an email to EM asking for the schematic. Also one member here posted previously about his battery repair.... having said that, yes 13S configuration is typically used for 48V systems...with 14 cells inside, it would make sense that one cell is used for auxiliary duty, such as powering up the main contactor.
Sold out in a week....
I have been working with Mark to purchase a 2020 Epure Race and he has been awesome! I am picking up my bike this weekend and can't wait to take it out for some fun.
Please keep us posted and let us know how you like it. And congrats!