Electric Orange! backEd out for a rideWires everywhere!Just before the test ride.New Lifepo4 batteries
OwnerEdward Fargo
Owner's Other EVs1989 Kawasaki EX 500 Ninja
1991 Suzuki GSXR 750
Mini Speed Demon
2008 Zap Xebra Sedan
1979 Honda CB750R-E
LocationCharleston , South Carolina US map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle1993 Kawasaki Vulcan
We purchased the bike with a motor that
needed work. The old owner had just put
new tires and added things we needed to
make it worth the $500 we paid for the
bike.
MotorMars Etek RT Permanent Magnet DC
DrivetrainBelt, converted over to chain.
ControllerAlltrax 300 amp 72 volt NON Regen
Batteries104 Headway Lifepo4, 3.30 Volt, Lithium-Polymer
11/2010 We are now running 104 Headways in
a 26S4P configuration.
System Voltage86 Volts
Charger 3.32 volt Lifepo4 indivudual charger
26 - 3.32 volt Lifepo4 individual
chargers. We charge the pack using SOLAR
power from the house.
HeaterSummer days!
InstrumentationVoltage meter and speedometer.
Top Speed70 MPH (112 KPH)
Runs up to 70 just fine but likes 45
better for distance.
AccelerationKeeps up with any traffic with no
problems!
Range36 Miles (57 Kilometers)
Still learning to "coast" to a stop.
Hoping for 40 MPC (Mile per charge) after
the next addition of lifepo4 batteries
EV Miles
Start:2,212 Miles (3,559 Kilometers)
Current:2,943 Miles (4,735 Kilometers)
Total:731 Miles (1,176 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity2 adults
Curb Weight330 Pounds (150 Kilograms)
The swap of the lead to lifepo4s reduced
the weight by over 80 pounds!
TiresStock Motorcycle
Conversion TimeOne month for the first conversion. We
have changed batteries as well as a few
other upgrades since then.
Conversion Cost$3600 (sold some of the old parts from the
bike recently)
A complete writeup on the build is on juiceddragracing.com.

The Motorcycle has been sold and now living a new life in
Florida getting new batteries and paint!

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