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The battery upgrade looks complicated. The link for this convo ends without a conclusion of the end product. So I'm going to wait to see how it goes. I thought to create my own battery using two of the sondors batteries. The two that are identical so that they're compatible. Maybe by that Falcon bag to put it in.

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Yes, the Sondors 48V -17Ah Batteries are the best deal in the market but you can’t connect them together, just carry both and swap by switching plugs in the battery box.

If you want more speed you’ll have to switch to a 52V battery and carry it on the rear rack, pannier or rack top truck. No 52V battery will fit in your triangle battery box. A 52V delivers roughly 10% better performance than a 48v …depending on all factors.

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Holding off on a battery. I just ordered the olives, brake blocks and oil. I have the hydraulic hoses secured temporarily with small zip ties so that I can ride the bike for now. These new larger discs and hydraulic brakes work like a dream. Just slight finger pulls required to stop. I'll have to let the old ones go cheap as the pads are worn and they're dirty. A fork replacement may be in the future. What I would like is a cassette replacement of the single gear sprockets for a multi gear one. Is that even possible on my model? I wouldn't need any new battery if I had more pedal power.

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The Single Speed Sondors Models, including the Thin, upgrades to 3 speed conversion, are some of the first modification posts on this forum in 2015. 
Unfortunately because this was a brand new and mostly experimental topic by members back then, who were not particularly bicycle savvy or experienced. The first 5 pages of posts, on that thread should not be used for competent or reliable information. Most entries are conjecture or guesses on the 3 speed modification. It’s not until Scott Kennedy’s post entry that there is useful info with documentation.   https://sondorsforum.com/topic/20-3-speed-conversion/?do=findComment&comment=899
I’d suggest starting at the above post and reading onward to get the most information about the 3speed (the only number of cogs you can add to your existing motor). 

Just to get straight on your model Thin. Does it have the 36V triangle battery or the Cannister Battery?  I might have suggested a battery, the Sondors 48V triangle battery that might not be compatible or fit in your Thin. You’ll need to check with Sondors.com about compatibility of the 48V with your model Thin. 
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I received the tube adapters today. The order came with six and I need seven. Go figure. I find that they aren’t really needed as I can tell the tubes have to be cut to shorten them and I could have just ran them through the holes then. I may still do that once I get the repair kit in the mail.

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It seems that olive and tip are not compatible with my tube. The olive stops at the tip of where the insert ends inside the tube. So I am assuming it needs to be a larger olive. Is there a way to have certainty on what size olive I need for the new hydraulic brakes I have?

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My brakes are complete now. I installed the new proper size olives and cut the tubes to length. All tube holders are in and it looks nice and neat now. Thanks for all your help on that. I only need to bleed to brakes now and remove air in them. Onto figuring our that other possibility of upgrading to a three speed. I wish there was a video. ;)

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I use the LT-48v battery with upgraded controller. I can’t remember the amp output, 20 or 25. It works very well.  The battery fits in the box with a few minor alterations. I used industrial grade velcro to keep it from shifting. 

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