OwnerEdwin Chiu
LocationPalo Alto, California United States map
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VehicleEasy Racers EZ-1
recumbent bicycle
MotorScott #4BB-02488 Permanent Magnet DC
1 HP
Drivetrain~1:10 chain drive
ControllerCurtis 1204
175 Amp
Batteries2, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Gel
17 Ah 'skinny' gel cells (good deal at www.meci.com)
System Voltage24 Volts
ChargerEV Warrior
24 Volt 5 Amp, automatic 3 stage, surplus
Heaternone, but the motor makes a nice hand warmer in winter
DC/DC Converter
simple voltage regulator for audio system
InstrumentationWind in your face
Top Speed27 MPH (43 KPH)
Acceleration0 to 20 MPH in about 8 seconds
Range20 Miles (32 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity1 adult
Curb Weight120 Pounds (54 Kilograms)
Conversion Cost$2000 in parts + $1000 in mistakes
Additional Features44 Watt subwoofer sound system
Twin halogen headlamps, 70 Watt total
Blue underbody lighting
Aerodynamic faring
Retractable cord reel for easy opportunity charging
Nice seat with backrest
6th in the Madagascar (mad-at-gas-cars) series of projects.

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