OwnerTony Coiro
LocationWest Lafayette, Indiana United States map
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Vehicle1978 Suzuki GS550E
MotorMars Etek-RT Permanent Magnet DC
ControllerAlltrax 4844
Batteries4 Werker Marine Deep Cycle 55Ah, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
System Voltage48 Volts
ChargerSamlex SEC-2415 24V
(two) 15A, 3 Stage Automatic
DC/DC ConverterSevcon 48V to 12V
Top Speed40 MPH (64 KPH)
AccelerationFaster than my friend's cars to 40.
Range22 Miles (35 Kilometers)
EV Miles
Current:200 Miles (321 Kilometers)
    As of 8/8/2010
Conversion Cost$2,700
Additional Features50W photovoltaics on linear actuators, folds up for charging while parked and folds down while riding

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