|Location||Canberra, Australian Capital Territory Australia map|
|Vehicle||1999 Yamaha FZS 600 |
Original half-faired bike was in an accident - fairings and headlights damaged and chunk taken out of motor casing but no structural damage. Replaced fairings with full fairing kit from England, windscreen with touring screen from Eagle Screens.
|Motor||EnerTrac MHM-602 Brushless DC|
With original 2.15" spoked rim.
|Drivetrain||Direct drive via hub motor.|
120V, 400A peak, regenerative braking.
|Batteries||38 Thunder Sky LFP60AHA, 3.20 Volt, Lithium Iron Phosphate|
Supplied by EV Works in Perth.
|System Voltage||120 Volts|
Fairly simple standard charger.
|Heater||Looking at heated hand grips.|
|DC/DC Converter|| |
Bought custom by a friend, produces ~12V at 3.3A (40W). Adjusted up to 13V.
|Instrumentation||Not sure whether I'll use the existing speedometer or buy a new one.|
|Top Speed||87 MPH (139 KPH)|
Should do 120km/hr comfortably throughout charge range. Theoretical at this stage calculated from system voltage and Enertrac's measurement that the motor does 100km/hr at 96V.
|Range||93 Miles (149 Kilometers)|
Calculated from the battery's 7.5KWhr rating and Enertrac's measurement that the motor uses 5kw at 100km/hr.
|Seating Capacity||2 adults. Will be adding lower foot pegs for my partner who is 6'.|
|Curb Weight||440 Pounds (199 Kilograms)|
|Tires||Dunlop ? front|
Metzler ? rear
|Conversion Time||Started in April 2009.|
First ride of bike in September 2011.
|Conversion Cost||Around $12,000 all up.|