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Connecting a brushed direct drive motor to a wheel with no holes in the hub

Assuming I'm understanding your solution correctly that sounds decent, and it may be necessary if the wheelchair motors don't have bearings large enough to take the full load of the wheel. You will ...
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Torque Problems vs Motor Problem?

The motors have a rated speed of 2750rpm. It doesn't look like there's much of a gear ratio, so at the moment the motors spin at the same speed as the wheels. With 16" wheels, 2750rpm is about ...
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Torque Problems vs Motor Problem?

I would swap the gears between the motor and the shaft, as it looks like you are trying to drive the axle shaft faster than the motor. If you have a small gear on the motor and a larger (*3 or *4) ...
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