KMX+ EtekLithium charging stationFinished Trike
OwnerTommy Ausherman
Owner's Other EVs1998 Trek 830
2011 FFR Transition 311
The Model F
LocationAsheville, North Carolina US map
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Vehicle2008 KMX
Typhoon, Tadpole Trike
MotorMars Etek Brushless DC
6 Hp continuous, 15HP peak. 24-48 volts
Drivetrain20T drive sprocket, 48T tooth wheel sprocket, #35 chain

7 speed SRAM pedal power
ControllerSevcon Millipak
50 Volt, 250 Amp max. Fully programmable. Water and
vibration resistant.
Batteries198 Sony Konion, 3.70 Volt, Lithium-Ion
25 amp hours, 10C, self-balancing pack
System Voltage41 Volts
Charger Meanwell SP-480
480 watt twin fan-cooled onboard charger, 800 watt peak.
Less than 3 lbs, charges fully in less than 2 hours, bulk
charge complete in 1 hour.
InstrumentationCycle Analyst High Current Model
Top Speed57 MPH (91 KPH)
theoretically capable of 80+ mph, stability becomes an issue
AccelerationVery quick on 200 amps, have yet to turn amperage up to
250 amps. Easily out-accelerates cars from a stoplight.
Range25 Miles (40 Kilometers)
This is the average range for my aggressive driving style
around the hills of Boone, NC. This is while pulling up to 8kW
from the pack.
Watt Hours/Mile35 Wh/Mile
This is my average whr/ mile consumption around the
extremely hilly roads of boone, with hard acceleration and
speeds up to 55 mph.
EV Miles
Current:763 Miles (1,227 Kilometers)
 
    As of 12/21/2010
Seating Capacity1 adult
Curb Weight120 Pounds (54 Kilograms)
Stock trike with 20/24" wheels.... 45 lbs
41v, 18ah Lithium pack............... 25 lbs
Brushless Etek motor................... 22 lbs
Sevcon controller......................... 6.5 lbs
Bracketry..................................... 5 lbs
Wiring......................................... 3 lbs
#35 chain................................... 1.5 lbs
Line contactor............................. 1 lb
Ignition switch............................ 1 lb
Accessories................................~5 lb
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~115 lbs + 175 lb rider
TiresMaxxis Hookworms
Conversion Time4 months
I'm now working on a lighter weight trike that uses RC components and has comparable
power, more range, and very fast onboard charging. Send me an email if you are
interested.

My websites:

www.FFRtrikes.com

www.facebook.com/pages/FFR-Trikes/105435797834?ref=nf






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