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OwnerDan Sandberg
Owner's Other EVs1980 Chimo
1972 General Electric Elec Trak E-20
LocationRaymond, New Hampshire United States map
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Vehicle1980 John Deere 68
Started as a parts machine for my other riding mower. Uses a melex golf cart motor, rearend, and electronics.
MotorSWAP Series Wound DC
36volt 4hp
DrivetrainMelex electric golf cart
uses melex resistor controller
Batteries0.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
uses three 12volt deep cycle batteries.
System Voltage36 Volts
have the golf carts original lester charger
Top SpeedDont know but feels to fast to mow
Accelerationbetter then stock
RangeDont know yet
Seating Capacity1 adult
Curb Weight0
Conversion Timea long time working on and off.
Conversion Costprobably around $300 including batteries
Additional Featurescup holder
My first EV to move under its own power. I had the EV grin I hear about. First ride went well except no brakes yet.

I now have brakes and the F/R switch is working. Battery racks are done!

Mower deck is almost done. I actually mowed the lawn. it was awesome!

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