Yale Motor and batteries
Owner's Other EV1988 Pontiac Fiero
LocationIthaca, New York United States map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle1972 Attex 295
6 wheel drive amphibious all terrain vehicle, (AATV)
MotorYale 7.5 inch Series Wound DC
Yale forklift motor modified by Jim Husted of HiTorqueElectric.com
DrivetrainT20 skid steer transmission driving all 6 wheels through chains and sprockets. motor connected to transmission with Gates Polychain belt drive.
ControllerAlltrax AXE 4845
48 volt 400 amp
Batteries4 Odyssey PC1700, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM
System Voltage48 Volts
ChargerMinn Kota MK440
Single unit individually charges 4 batteries at 10 amps each for balancing.
Top Speed20 MPH (32 KPH)
If I pump up the tires I can hit 22.
Range10 Miles (16 Kilometers)
Maybe, not yet tested
Seating Capacity2 adults
Curb Weight750 Pounds (340 Kilograms)
Original vehicle was around 500 lbs, the old ICE was about 80, new Yale is 60, plus brackets, so about the same. Adding about 240 lbs. of batteries.
Conversion Cost$2000.00 conversion costs + $1100.00 vehicle cost, = $3100.00
Additional Features6 wheel drive and it floats. Battery pack can be used as 120 VAC portable power supply when hooked up to an old APC 2200 UPS.
Finished conversion, working great! Videos and details up on my web page. WebPage

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