OwnerWalter Colby
Owner's Other EV1968 Volkswagen Beetle
LocationAmherst, New Hampshire United States map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle1986 Honda Rebel
Another stretched Rebel - Still in process - ready for tear down / paint / finish
MotorBriggs and Stratton ETek Series Wound DC
DrivetrainB&S ETek direct drive with go kart sprocket
ControllerCurtis 1204
250 Amp /48 Volt Club Car version
Batteries4 Johnson Controls Costco Kirkland - Deepcycle Group 27, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
System Voltage48 Volts
DC/DC Converter
Will have AGM for 12 Volt built into battery cowling
InstrumentationCurtis 48 Volt gas gauge - 12 Volt voltmeter
Top Speed52 MPH (83 KPH)
Maxes out with voltage / sprocket combo
AccelerationA lot of weight but pulls nicely after 10 mph
Range50 Miles (80 Kilometers)
Estimates only
Seating Capacity2 adults
Curb Weight0
still haven't weighed all up weight
Conversion TimeApproximately 40 hours to date
Additional FeaturesBased on the ElRebel conversion seen on this site - Tank is a fiberglassed foam plug - looks funny without a tank - if I sized it with storage, it would have been huge! Total tank build time - approximately 4 hours

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