So the problem with making your own electric skateboard is mounting the motor to the trucks to allow for movement but also keeping the chain/belt in place.

Hey maybe you can ebay a set of trucks with a motor mount ready to go? A quick google is A going to tell you that this might be a little tough.

While you can find these two dodgy looking skateboard trucks or you can purchase 2000 or them off alibab.com your still going to have the problem of fitting a standard size motor and  chain/belt arrangement.

http://www.rokitscience.co.uk/online_store/electric_skateboard_trucks.cfm

http://www.ebay compra segura viagra.com.au/itm/190616302157?hlp=false#ht_2293wt_1037

Hence some level of customizaiton of the motor mount and gearing is going to be necessary.

Example of one from eBay:

skateboard truck mount

skateboard truck mount

Nice home made mount: http://www.endless-sphere.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=35&t=37230&start=15

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