OwnerDavid Gaylord
LocationRichmond, California United States map
Vehicle 7.5 Motor Car
Scratch built 7.5 inch gauge railroad motor car. About 2 inch to the foot scale.
MotorUnite Motor 2800 RPM @ 750 Watts Permanent Magnet DC
36V motor running at 24V
Drivetrain#25 Chain drive 3 to 1, motor to sprocket on axle.
Controller Invacare power chair
Salvaged from wheelchair
Batteries2, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
System Voltage24 Volts
12 Volt. One battery at a time.
InstrumentationAmps, Volts, Speed, Power indicator.
Top Speed10 MPH (16 KPH)
Track speed limit is 5 MPH
Seating Capacity2 persons
Curb Weight110 Pounds (49 Kilograms)
TiresNone. 5 inch steel wheels.
Conversion Time60 Hrs.
Conversion Cost$180
Additional FeaturesLED cluster headlamp. LED tail lamp. Car horn at 12V. Speed control. Reverser.

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