OwnerCal Frye
LocationOberlin, Ohio US map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle2005 GEM e2
A nicely refurbished GEM, newly upholstered, with Ride-4-Fun 7.5hp motor and clear vinyl doors.
Motor
Ride-4-Fun 7.5hp aftermarket GEM upgrade motor.
ControllerGeneral Electric
GEM original stock
Batteries6, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Gel
Replaced by previous owner in 2011.
System Voltage72 Volts
ChargerDelta-Q Technologies
Heaternone (yet)
DC/DC ConverterSure Power Industries, Inc
InstrumentationBasic
Top Speed36 MPH (57 KPH)
The R4F motor lies to the controller about how fast we're going; GPS-measured top speed of 36 corresponds to speedometer reading of 14-15mph.
Range25 Miles (40 Kilometers)
Estimated; I have no intention of testing range, as I intend to make the batteries last as long as possible.
EV Miles
Start:1,368 Miles (2,201 Kilometers)
Current:1,455 Miles (2,341 Kilometers)
Total:87 Miles (139 Kilometers)
 
    As of 9/18/2011
Seating Capacity2 adults
Curb Weight1,140 Pounds (518 Kilograms)
Tires165/70R12, Nankang radials
Paint job, upholstery, stereo radio, 12-inch wheels and motor upgrade all done by previous owner. I added vinyl doors and am working on electrical monitoring. Will likely add heat or defroster, not determined yet.

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