How to install downtube ebike battery to your frame – How to build an ebike, episode 6

How to install downtube ebike battery to your frame – How to build an ebike, episode 6

How to install and mount your bike battery to the downtube of the frame. How to line up the holes, drill, and install nutserts.

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Readers Comments (21)

  1. Is it enough to hold a 3kg battery in place with 2 screws? Has one of these ever come off?

  2. So I just bought a ecotric fat tire and it came with a hl down tube battery but when I plug it in there is no on button, am I missing something or doing something wrong. My bike won’t turn on

  3. Do you have concerns with compromising the strength of the frame when you drill holes in it?

  4. Are the inside of the nut serts threaded?

  5. Hi Kyle , I have a Ancheer Mini electrical Scooter and I want to Know if I can swicth my battery same model but different Ah from 6.0Ah to 10.4 Ah the same charging Voltage : 42 V .
    Thank you .

  6. excuse me sir….your wall is a curtain…

  7. where did you get the riveter with a mandrel of M6X1.0 because that is the most common rivet nuts and nut insert in the bicycle?

  8. Do you know where I can get the rubber bumpers for that. Thanks

  9. I bought my first li-ion battery problem is it didn’t come with a cord the connects the battery to the controller. So I bought and PC cord the connects to but I don’t know how to connect the green black and white wires to the red and black wires.

  10. I thought I was having an acid flashback watching that brick wall waiving.

  11. Hi, great tutorial. You have got a new subscriber. Could you please tell us what are the two drill bits you used at first and at last before applying the rivet? I wanna use the exact same to ensure I don’t screw things up with my frame. I am buying the exact same tools as you did. Many thanks.

  12. Super helpful video; I’ve been looking for a tutorial like this for months off and on. Now I can mount my second battery instead of carrying it in a dry bag with ratcheting straps!

  13. Smatchum Climpklot December 20, 2020 @ 10:15 pm

    I need to put my battery on the underside of the frame, i.e. with the top of the battery pointing down towards the front wheel and the ground. Is the locking mechanism strong enough to hold the battery in place like that, even hanging upside down? Thanks!

  14. Very good, well explained, clear, helpful video.

  15. what about carbon frames?

  16. Where can i find these rubber bumpers for between the frame and battery bracket?

  17. Is it M6 screws?

  18. I bought an extra cradle for the battery mount but I didn’t come rubber shams that go on the pipe to keep it from wobbling thanks

  19. Excellently presented video. Thanks.

  20. Benjamin Marcus Judge December 20, 2020 @ 10:29 pm

    Please can you speak to me about my battery replacement issue

  21. Fabrizio VIzcarra December 20, 2020 @ 10:33 pm

    how do you know when the battery is full charge ?

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