|Location||Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada map|
|Vehicle||1978 Kawasaki KZ 750 |
Electric Trike for every day city driving. Seats two people. Battery Storage over back wheels and room to carry some stuff.
|Motor||Advanced DC 203-06-4001A Series Wound DC|
from EV America 8" 16 HP Continuous, 45 HP Peek.
Weight: 110 Lbs.
|Drivetrain||DC 203-06-4001A Motor driving a 2:1 Sprocket & Chain(#60) reduction, that in turn drives a Chevette Differential with a 3.5:1 Reduction Ratio. Total deduction 7:1|
|Controller||Alltrax AXE 7245 |
24-72 Volt @ 450 Amp.
|Batteries||6 Trojan J185H-AC , 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded|
121 mins. @75 Amps. or 225 @20 Hr. Rate
Weight: 128 Lbs. each. Total 768 lbs.
Size: 15" X 7" X 14 5/8" each
|System Voltage||72 Volts|
|Charger|| PFC-2000 |
1500 Watt 115/230 VAC
|DC/DC Converter||Elcon TDC-72-12EG|
Input: 60-84 VDC Output:13.7-13.9 VDC at 30A. For Headlights, Running Lights, Horn, Turn Signals, Stop Lights, charge Aux. 12v Battery and AM/FM/CD Stereo.
Why A Stereo? Because unlike an ICE Bike, I'll actually be able to hear it!
|Instrumentation||ElCon Fuel Gauge|
Westberg 0-500A Ammeter
Shunt and Voltmeter
|Top Speed||50 MPH (80 KPH)|
Calculated with 24" diameter standard car tires turning at 714 RPM. Motor turning at 5000 RPM and geared down 7:1
|Range||100 Miles (160 Kilometers)|
Not known for sure, but calculated at 100
+ miles at 30 MPH.
|Watt Hours/Mile||2700 Wh/Mile |
225 Amps Hrs. x 12v x 6 batteries = 16,200 watts.
|Seating Capacity||2 adults|
|Curb Weight||1,560 Pounds (709 Kilograms)|
768 lbs. in batteries, remaining weight is motor, bike frame, Battery Compartment and Electronics.
|Tires||Rear: Standard Car Tires: 195/70R14|
Front: Stock Cycle Tires
|Conversion Time||Not done yet|
|Conversion Cost||Looks like around $8000.00 Cdn.|
|Links to test run videos:|
Trike Test Run 1 - WebPage />
Trike Test Run 2 - WebPage />
Trike Test Run 3 (2012 ready for paint)-