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By Rob222
#139546
This second-generation SuperPower was upgraded to dual 24v 500w esc’s. The front and rear bumpers are chrome because I swapped them from a first-gen Superpower. They match the jeep better.
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Perego Gaucho SuperPower Second Generation
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I mounted the esc’s on plastic cutting board.
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Perego Gaucho SuperPower Second Generation
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The esc’s are mounted below the seats. The stock hall-effect pedal works with the new esc's. I only needed to change connectors.
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The wiring from the esc’s is fed into the box for the stock controller. This is where I mounted the relays for braking and fwd/rev.
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Perego Gaucho SuperPower Second Generation
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The breakers and the on/off relays are mounted under the hood with the second battery. A dash mounted switch activates the on/off relays.
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The stock brake switch on a SuperPower is a normally-closed switch. I wanted a normally-open switch for the brake relay so I mounted a couple of magnets to the brake pedal and a magnetic switch under the floor. I only needed to drill 3 holes in the jeep for the brake switch conversion and it works great.
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The magnetic sensor switch is for a garage door opener (I think it was rated 30v 5a from GE). It has 2 n.c. contacts and 2 n.o. contacts.
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The switch is mounted with a piece of scrap cutting board.
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The magnets are from cabinet latches and two stacked worked perfect to throw the switch at half-pedal travel.
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By Rob222
#140173
Wiring diagram added:

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All the switches are normally-open (n.o.).

When using dual ESCs, the hall-effect pedal (the stock one in this case) only needs to be powered by one of the ESCs.

The Gaucho SuperPower already has disk brakes so this wiring diagram makes no provision for "auto braking". You cannot just add resistors across the N.O. contacts of the brake relay because this relay is "shared" by the two ESCs.
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