OwnerRob Jaap
LocationSylvan lake, Alberta Canada map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle1990 Yamaha fzr
bought a U.S. bike without mtr. I did the conversion, then had it inspected.all was good
MotorAC Propulsion ac 15 3-Phase AC
Drivetrainchaindrive with jack shaft @ 6:1 . Can change gearing on mtr to jackshaft very easy.
ControllerCurtis 1238
72v 550a
Batteries12 Deka 14 ah motorcycle, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM
series parallel, easier to fit in place
System Voltage72 Volts
ChargerDelta-Q Technologies hi-q
Heaterya right
DC/DC Converter battery
separate batt, and charger. easy and cheap
Instrumentationspeedo, indicator lights and curtis gauge. basic
Top Speed81 MPH (130 KPH)
flat out on highway only made it 4 km
Accelerationgood, like my pick up , but steady pull
Range5 Miles ( 8 Kilometers)
in town diving like a motorcycle, could get more if i drive like nana.
Watt Hours/Mile?????
EV Miles
Current:20 Miles (32 Kilometers)
    As of 9/7/2011
Seating Capacityjust me, he he he...
Curb Weight500 Pounds (227 Kilograms)
front heavy, but not too bad
Tiresthin at best, but had to buy new rear. too many burnouts
Conversion Time1 yr
Conversion Costabout $3000. all used parts. Will have to invest in lifepo4 to complete project. suspect around $3000 more.
Additional Featuresnone, just enough to be legal. no extras. just flat black paint.
really fun project. there is nothing like doing a burnout at midnight and not waking up the neighbors.must get lifepo4! this project has been great, and a riot to drive, but i need the range. I would recommend anyone to build one.


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