OwnerJason Green
LocationOntario Canada map
Vehicle GoKart
48 volt DC Electric Go Kart
MotorD&D Motor Systems, Inc. D&D 170-512-0005 Shunt Wound DC
D&D 512:5 is a Brush-Type, Shunt motor Capable of 2.2 KW continuous and 15 KW for 1 minute.

24 - 72 VDC
7/8" single-shaft base/face-mounted
6.7" Dia x 8.5" Long
Actual Weight 38 lbs


3100 rpm
2.8 ft lbs torque
45 amps armature
9.5 amps field
2.3 HP


4500 rpm
14.3 ft lbs torque
350 amps armature
20 amps field
DrivetrainOne wheel driven in rear
ControllerAlltrax DCX300
0-5k Throttle
Batteries4, 0.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM
Four 12 volt 55 ah batteries in series
System Voltage48 Volts
On board battery charger. 4 bank, 10 amps per bank.
DC/DC Converter
DC/DC converter for the lights
InstrumentationBattery gauge
Top Speed30 KM/hr top speed with 230 lb adult. Throttle travel limited to about 2/3rd for a top speed of 20 KM/hr
RangeUnknown, but the kart has got a lot of use by the children in the neighborhood. I would estimate the running time at 1.5 hour to 2.0 hours at 2/3rd throttle
Seating Capacity2 adults
Curb Weight0
all the weight is in the motor and batteries.

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