|Location||College Park, Maryland US map|
|Vehicle||1991 Suzuki Katana|
|Motor||Advanced DC K99-4007 Series Wound DC|
This is a 6.7" series wound DC motor, same as K91-4003 except for the shaft.
|Drivetrain||Chain - sprockets are 13t front, 65t rear|
|Batteries||6 Power Sonic PS-12550, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM|
|System Voltage||72 Volts|
|Charger||Deltran Power Tender Plus|
I charger per battery. 5A each.
|DC/DC Converter||Vicor V72B12E250BL|
72V to 12V, 250W "mini".
|Instrumentation||PakTrakr and original speedo.|
|Top Speed||53 MPH (85 KPH)|
Expecting low 50's. I've had it to 45 and it was still pulling.
|Acceleration||Enough to keep up in traffic.|
|Range||18 Miles (28 Kilometers)|
So far I've only been able to go a little more than 15 miles. I am hoping the batteries break in some.
|Watt Hours/Mile||No idea yet.|
|Seating Capacity||One rider plus one passenger.|
|Curb Weight||550 Pounds (249 Kilograms)|
Stock was 450lbs. I have not weighed it, but I think I am 100lbs over stock.
|Conversion Time||Almost two years from purchase of donor to registration. I took a lot of time practicing welding before I really got going.|
|This has been a great project. I still have a few things left to do and then I will try to get it registered. I am hoping to make it my daily driver.|
4/23/10 - registered today! Now we'll see what it's capable of.