E-Riding MowerE-Riding Mower's power unitE-Riding Mower, Contactor ControllerE-Riding Mower, Recharging the Pack
OwnerMichael Barkley
Owner's Other EVsE-Trailer
1994 Mitsubishi Eclipse
E-Rotary Mower
1987 Toyota Celica Convertible
LocationBonham, Texas US map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle1992 Murray 42
Simply a riding mower - Converted to Electric
Motor Separately Excited DC
4.5hp @ 36vdc

Drivetrain2.5hp to 4.5hp Motor, from Cushman Golf Cart
Controller
Contactor only
Batteries3, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM
Once, I can get some LiFePO4 regulators installed on the lithium batteries, I may run it on LiFePO4, for now it's using some Telco Batteries.
System Voltage36 Volts
Charger
Just using a charger from an old electric scooter, for rainy days. Otherwise will be recharging with a solar array.
HeaterSunshine
DC/DC Converter
None, not needed
InstrumentationVoltmeter
Top Speed5 MPH ( 8 KPH)
Really haven't a clue, used for mowing, not racing.
RangeUnknown, mowed for around an hour, still had plenty of charge left, but yard was finished.
Seating Capacity1ea
Curb Weight400 Pounds (181 Kilograms)
400lbs maybe, if really wet.
TiresOriginal
Conversion TimeOne Weekend
Conversion Cost$350, which includes the Solar Panels
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