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OwnerKay Edgecumbe
Owner's Other EVs1979 Conzept
1981 NEEV
Mobility Scooter
1953 Le Velocette
Fire Fly
1937 Austin 8
LocationChristchurch, Christchurch New Zealand map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle2005 rebuilt mobility scooter
rebuilt mobility scooter
original 2 hp shop rider motor
Drivetrainredesigned transmission off completely stuffed mobility scooter transmission
resistances and switched series parallel batteries
Batteries2, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Gel
System Voltage24 Volts
original that came with scooter
Heaterwarm clothes
DC/DC Converter
switched resistances (they only lose a few watt seconds up to half/ full power)
Instrumentationammeter voltage indicator
Top Speed10 MPH (16 KPH)
2 cruising speed 5 and 10 mph with series parallel battery switching as well as 2 resistor stages
Range10 Miles (16 Kilometers)
ideal for grocery shopping and short journeys especially as it is allowed on side walks and through parks due to its 5mph cruising speed in slow range
Seating Capacity1 adult
Curb Weight200 Pounds (90 Kilograms)
can carry up to 200+ lb driver
Tires12 inch
Conversion Time1 week
Conversion Costtime and scraps from my hording dump
Additional Featuresall alloy skin replacing the old plastic crap.
fixed bib/boot in front allowed secure steering.
redesigned independent front suspension.
a huge improvement on the original atrocious designed commercial scooter
After the gears stripped and the king pins snapped and the steering column broke over the time a friend had it and after many repairs I was given it as friend got new scooter.
complete redesign of gear box with chain sprocket set and gears 7-1 off Honda nifty fifty final gears
new speed 10 mph
redesign the front suspension as well as the steering and the addition of a decent front 'boot' for grocery shopping.

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