DonorRolling chassis
OwnerDavid O'Hell-Yeah
Owner's Other EVAutoBike
LocationDallas, Texas United States map
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Vehicle1986 Yamaha Radian
This is a prototype (proof of concept) using motorcycle front end and car differential rear end.
MotorAdvanced DC 203-09-4001 Series Wound DC
8" pancake motor
Drivetrain1987 Honda civic AWD rear diff. I want to use Subaru Justy rear end, but got impatient.
ControllerCurtis 1209B-6402
72 volt, 400 amp max
Batteries6, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
System Voltage72 Volts
25 amp max
DC/DC Converter none
InstrumentationBSD batman meter - WebPage
Top Speed65 MPH (104 KPH) tested with old crappy starting batteries! Should be more like 80 mph with a real battery pack.
AccelerationIts a bit slower that it should be, due to the differential gearing
Range10 Miles (16 Kilometers)
This was done with a temporary battery pack of 10-year old starting batteries.
EV Miles
Start:12,989 Miles (20,899 Kilometers)
Current:13,086 Miles (21,055 Kilometers)
Total:97 Miles (156 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity1 adult
Curb Weight0
Conversion Cost~$2500

Replace the ring and pinion to get better acceleration.
Make a cowling to go over the feet.
Add a windshield/cover

code by jerry