OwnerBob Lemke
Owner's Other EVs2003 Rad2go E-36 Great White scooter
2008 Flybo
LocationCorona, California United States map
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Vehicle1983 Cushman
3-wheeled Metermaid type converted to electric.
MotorAdvanced DC Series Wound DC
72 volt 400 amp
Batteries9, 8.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
System Voltage72 Volts
ChargerK and W BC-20
HeaterHa, used at Glen Eden "Sun" Club family nudist resort.
DC/DC ConverterSevcon
Instrumentationexpanded scale volt meter 60 to 90 volts, speedo to 60 mph, 400 amp current, LCD "fuel" gauge
Top Speed40 MPH (64 KPH)
AccelerationRather slow compared to my Etek scooter. 0 to 30 mph in around 8 seconds
Range30 Miles (48 Kilometers)
Watt Hours/Mile428 Wh/Mile
The below figures are based on kw/hr used from the AC side so it takes in all the lost efficines in the charger, batteries and vehicle.

Start 31582 00.00 kw/hrs
Current 32470 380kw/hrs
428 Whr/Mile so far
EV Miles
Start:31,582 Miles (50,815 Kilometers)
Current:32,470 Miles (52,244 Kilometers)
Total:888 Miles (1,428 Kilometers)
    As of 12/28/2008
Seating CapacityMe and 2 kids, or 2 adults
Curb Weight1,600 Pounds (727 Kilograms)
Built very robust and heavy
Conversion CostPurchased already converted by Rick of Gorilla fame $3500.00
Additional Featureswiper, turn signals, 4-way flashers, anti-skid pick-up bed coating, back up lights, seat belt
3-wheeled, so it is insured and reg as motorcycle. Turning radius about 1/2 that of my golf cart.

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