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Unread 05-22-2012, 10:39 PM   #1
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Question Redesign Powerdrive Plus Gen2?

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How feasible is it to change over a Club Car DS from the Powerdrive Plus (Gen 2 I think it is called) to the Power Drive (Gen 1) system?

I am starting with what’s left of a ’97 DS chassis after someone set the rear body on fire by getting the batteries too hot. It was “payment” for fixing the last one!!

So I have a motor and almost all of the wiring; no batteries or battery wiring though. If I do this I can remove the computer and then also remove the 2nd contactor for the regen. + associated wiring.

This will be driven around the neighborhood and yard but I’ll put some larger tires on it and a small lift. So I’d like to have some flexibility in what I am using.

I like the electrical challenge so I am not concerned if I have to rewire or redesign almost everything electrical. I don’t have torches and a welder so I’m not into much of the mechanical but can get throught if necessary.

Do you think it is worth it cost wise or should I buy an aftermarket controller? Scrap it and start over? Are there similar parts even? Motors the same? Throttle looks the same from what I know so far.
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Unread 05-28-2012, 09:24 PM   #2
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Default Re: Redesign Powerdrive Plus Gen2?

The only things you'll keep between the two systems are batteries, solenoid and the potentiometer or V-Glide, whichever you may have. Doesn't matter, either will work. The OBC, Motor, Controller, and entire wire harness are different. You'll need a series wire harness and you'll need to add a pre-charge resistor and a diode to the solenoid. After that just go by a diagram for a PowerDrive car and hook it up just like the diagram says and you'll be good to go.
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