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YAVLiC - Fitting the Li battery 2
Submitted by manfred.bartz on Sun, 08/18/2013 - 04:28
I am trying to figure out how to fit the battery. The original plan was to put 32 cells arranged as 2 rows of 16 in the bottom of the battery compartment. However, they don't fit.
At the rear, welding lugs from the frame's rear casting are protruding. I am prepared to grind some of that away to make the cells fit side by side.
The interference at the front is more problematic:
I am not going to attack the frame with a big hammer or a hydraulic jack and I won't grind away material from the frame's tubing.
Well, adversity is the mother of all innovation... So now I will be able to fit 33 cells instead of 32! See:
The whole pack will probably be arranged like this: