1980 BMW R65
OwnerDavid Banducci
Owner's Other EV1952 Francis Barnett Falcon
LocationLaguna Niguel , California United States map
Vehicle1980 BMW R65
Bought this one from a junk yard. Rebuilt,
restored, and installed a mid
motor electric drive system integrated into the
original shaft drive

Not done yet. Will mount original motor pieces onto battery box and add
Motor 3-Phase AC
Motenergy me1507
Drivetrain14kw nom, 72v 250a bms
ControllerCurtis Se1236
BatteriesCustom made , 72.00 Volt, Lithium-Ion
72v, 110ah, 250a bms
System Voltage72 Volts
110v charger installed in hollowed out gas tank - also mounted an
electrical cord reel from a vacuum cleaner - cord pulls out and retracts
thru the gas filler cap
DC/DC Converter
72v to 12v dc converter for accessory system
Instrumentation100mph 12v gps speedometer and tripmeter
Top Speed100 MPH (160 KPH)
Should be over 100 mph.. Will likely never find

Gets up to 70 mph easily
Range120 Miles (193 Kilometers)
Watt Hours/Mile8000 Wh/Mile
EV Miles
Current:400 Miles (643 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity1 adult
Curb Weight400 Pounds (181 Kilograms)
Tires110/80/18 f, 120/80/18 r, Avon Trailrider
Conversion Time75 hours including restoration

Not done yet- cosmetic additions still in the works.
Instagram: @davidbanducci

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