Battery Trays
OwnerPhil Mitchell
LocationSummerville, South Carolina United States map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle1986 Yamaha Radian
Prototype bike, testing gearing and actual motor power. This stuff will probably be transferred to an 82 Yamaha Virago I've got as well if all goes well.
MotorGeneral Electric Separately Excited DC
Pallet Truck Motor
Drivetrain6sp stock transmission, 20-15motor to crankshaft gearing
ControllerGeneral Electric
Programmable Separately Excited Controller
Batteries2 Lifeline GPL-4DL, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM
Used, from a salvaged sailboat.
System Voltage24 Volts
ChargerSchauer Freakin old -6amp max
HeaterHot legless passenger.
DC/DC Converter
Not needed, just drawing 12V off one battery.
InstrumentationSpeedo, Batt Charge indicator
Top Speed25 MPH (40 KPH)
As of first test run on dead batteries. Hopefully will get it up to about 50mph.
AccelerationIf my gearbox would work right, probably pretty snappy.
Range25 Miles (40 Kilometers)
design range, it's flat down here which helps too
Seating Capacity1 Adult, 1 legless passenger
Curb Weight700 Pounds (318 Kilograms)
Conversion Time6mo on and off
Conversion Costunder 1000
SOLD 2009

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