Electric KartTop down view of Etek Motor and boost swFront battery mountTop down view
OwnerToby Ricco
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LocationLos Gatos, California United States map
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Vehicle Custom Electric kart
MotorBriggs and Stratton The old Etek (brushed) Permanent Magnet DC
This motor can put out about 15-20hp peak
ControllerAlltrax 48volt400amp AXE
Batteries8 B and B EVP 20-12, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM
Two sets of four batteries are wired in series to give me 48volts at 40ah
System Voltage48 Volts
Cheap 48volt scooter charger
Top Speed40 MPH (64 KPH)
AccelerationVery fast... Read the additional features for more information.
Range20 Miles (32 Kilometers)
The batteries will last for about 45 minutes of neighborhood driving.
Seating Capacity1 adult
Curb Weight300 Pounds (136 Kilograms)
The batteries are 120 lbs, the motor is 22 lbs, and the chassis is under 30 pounds. Motor Mount, wheels, controller, wire, etc. account for the other 100 lbs or less.
Tires8" wide slicks in back, 6" wide in front
Conversion Timea lot of hours spread over a few months
Conversion Cost$2500 + labor
Feel free to email me if you are interested in this go kart or any of my projects at: tobyricco@comcast.net

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