Battery layout Control Motor MetersFan
OwnerJerry Bennett
Owner's Other EVsHuffy mountain bike
Electric Warrior
2007 Vectrix VX-1
2007 Vectrix VX-1
1986 Mazda RX-7
2000 Ford Escort zx2
2008 John Deere La135
LocationIndianapolis, Indiana United States map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle1984 Wheel Horse Gt1800
Hydraulic transmission, 48 inch riding tractor

with hydraulic deck lift

Motor Me1910 Permanent Magnet DC
11.5 HP 25 Hp peak dc permanent magnet motor

32 pounds. Shaft

compatible with mower pulley
DrivetrainEaton 1100 transaxle
No controller, dc contactors. Each battery

pack has control contactor

Batteries16 China HiPower 100ah / 40ah, 3.30 Volt, Lithium Iron Phosphate
One set of 100ah hi power 16 cells. Second set

is series parallel

Thunder-sky 40AH 32 in total. Not installed

System Voltage48 Volts
Charger Generic China made
58 volt 10 amp lithium charger, generic
HeaterSolar direct
DC/DC Converter
10 amp 48 to 12 volt converter
InstrumentationCycle analyst monitoring current, voltage, watt

Top Speed7 MPH (11 KPH)
AccelerationAs fast as you need to mow
RangeWill mow an acre on hipower battery. Haven’t

installed second

set of batteries
Watt Hours/MileDriving about 80 amps, mowing at 5-7 mph 120-

170 Amps. On

average 120 Amps in 1 hour of mowing.
EV Miles
Current: Miles (0 Kilometers)
Seating CapacityOperator only
Curb Weight948 Pounds (430 Kilograms)
Currently 42 pounds over stock, another 110

pounds to be added in

batteries. 990 currently, 1100 est end
Tires4 stock turf type
Conversion CostMostly parts laying around from other

projects, bought a few odds

and ends, and motor and vehicle. 1000 in

Additional FeaturesLed headlights, safety circuits to prevent startup without brake on

and blades off, and someone in seat.

Added a motor cooling fan, lowered temperature about 40 degrees

code by jerry