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I would not try to change to disc brakes. The Late, Great Sheldon Brown did write an article on braking, and it covers things better than I could: SheldonBrown's Braking Article You may want to try a different compound on your existing brake. I have had good luck with KOOL STOP dual compound pads in the past, but shimano makes some good ones too. Don't ...


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In general, on electric bikes, the rear hub is an essential part of the electric motor/drivetrain in order to power the bike and is very different from rear hubs on standard 'manual' bikes. Because of this, in order to have a rear disc brake system you'd need to replace your hub (or whole wheel if this isn't possible) with one that has disc brake rotor ...


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No I've not done that, and it would likely be a bad choice for an ebike conversion due to lifespan of motor. Electric motors have an optimum rotational speed which depends on their design and the number of coils on the armature. Your wiper motor will have a speed of around 2000 rpm, and it will drive a worm gear - see the excellent photo in @Frisbee's ...



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