Motor in placeAnother shot of the Motor
OwnerAnthony Fecteau
LocationWilmington, Delaware United States map
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Vehicle1973 Yamaha TX500
MotorMars Etek RT Permanent Magnet DC
DrivetrainChain Drive - either 8:43 or 13:43
ControllerKelly KD-72301
Kelly controller 72v 300a with regen
Batteries30 Rhino 12v7ah, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM
I got a really good deal on 30 - 12volt 7amp hour rhino batteries. They'll be configured as 72v 35ah.
System Voltage72 Volts
Top Speed65 MPH (104 KPH)
Hoping for at least 50
Range35 Miles (56 Kilometers)
Hoping for at least 35 miles
Seating CapacityMe and my lady
Conversion Time~60 hours reading and surfing suppliers' websites
~4 hours to get the motor in place and mounted

Just got parts and bike so starting to work out the particulars
Conversion Cost$350 - Bike (500 - 150 for ICE)
$1500 - Motor/Controller/Charger/DC-DC/Other Electrical parts
$320 - AGM batteries
Additional FeaturesFeatures I would like to add:
- 200w amp + speakers
- atom or geode based nettop motherboard
- 7" touch screen LCD monitor
- GPS / bluetooth / multimedia software

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