OwnerSimon Roy
Owner's Other EVsElectric motorized snowmobile lift
1996 Honda Civic HB CX
LocationThunder Bay, Ontario Canada map
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Vehicle1972 Sears RM6
very small riding mower.
solid front tires
1972 ?
Motor P66LR004 Permanent Magnet DC
Imperial Scrubber motor 1600rpm 3.25Hp cont
DrivetrainCustom electric motor mount plate and direct
drive via Lovejoy coupling to original
coupled to original F/N/R gearbox
ControllerCurtis 1204-0038
0-5v, 275A 36V
Batteries3 32Ah, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM
Motomaster sealed wheelchair batteries
System Voltage36 Volts
ChargerSoneil 3610SRF
4.5A constant current
Heateradded foam hunting seat to original metal seat.
DC/DC ConverterCurtis 1400E 24/36 1201
Instrumentationmay add battery guage
Top Speedsame as ICE.
Rangeto be determined. Battery pack at 37.4V riding
1.5 hrs.(summer)
plowed snow for approx . 2hrs noticed speed
decreased, maybe cause of cold -18C (0F)
Watt Hours/Mileplowed for approx . 2hrs noticed speed
decreased, maybe cause of cold -18C (0F)
Seating Capacityoperator only
Curb Weight0
heavier than with ICE.
maybe advantage with snowplow...
Tiresupgraded rear to 15x 6.0-6, &tire chains
original weatherbeaten;
Front solid 9.5" dia
rear : Carlisle TURF SAVER 13X5.00-6 (replaced)
Conversion Time48hrs wrenching , over 2 years accumulating

Conversion CostOngoing.. mowing deck next
Mower w, ice running, free!!
$400 ebay parts electrical.
charger from other project
batteries $350
stares from neihgbours when strobes are on at
night; Priceless!
Additional FeaturesAntique Ben Hur medallion from old chest freezer.

Added 2" receiver hitch july 12/08

added 300W dc/dc convertor
12v accesory socket
35W tractor sealed beam
rear facing Princess Auto mini strobes: red and purple aug/08

added 24"kids atv snoplow, 15" tires, chains , seatcover January

spring 2010 , prototype field string mower, front implement lift,
still working on

first test run , June 20 2008...
Pulled trailer ~~1000lbs June 20 2008...

Brief National TV coverage ;EValbum webshot of vehicle @ 1.00
minutes lower right hand corner.
google "CBC Features EVCO"
filmed June 24, 2008?

added 28" snoplow, 15" tires, chains January 2009

July 2009 working on string trimer type field mower. using mid
70's cordless mower motor 900W?

spring 2010 ,
prototype field string mower 30 minutes ~~30 amps, front
implement lift 36V,
working, may need additional battery capacity
May 25 2010 tested field String mower 25" made pass thru partly
neglected service lane. It works!!

Improvements to be made after further "field" testing....

next on list is controll panel:
fuel gauge
lower raise switch.
PTO contactor: LVD and high temp disconect

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