FJ 72 Volt Ferree
OwnerSteven D Ferree
LocationFairbanks, Alaska United States map
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Vehicle1985 Yamaha FJ1200
Converted Yamaha FJ1200 to electric drive.
MotorAdvanced DC A00=4009 Series Wound DC
Fan Air cooled, 46 LB, 10.25 Inch long motor
DrivetrainAdvanced DC Motors Electric motor, chain drive. Front sprocket 14 tooth, rear 52.
Batteries6 Exide ES24, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Gel
System Voltage72 Volts
InstrumentationVolt meter. amp meter, motor temp & speedo
Top Speed65 MPH (104 KPH)
Should be like an economy car.
AccelerationHave not tested this one yet
Range30 Miles (48 Kilometers)
Maybe 30 miles or so, will depend on hills.
Seating Capacity2 adults
Conversion CostTotal about $3,500.00
Additional FeaturesAll of the lights, blinkers & horn work.
This is my second electric bike. The first one was a old Honda CB500. It did not look as good and the center of gravity was too high. This bike should be much better. The conversion was easy. It took about 4 days.

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