Engine and Battery Mounted to FrameDrilling Engine Mounting PlateEngine Mounting PlateEngineSnow Blower Frame
OwnerJoe Lorenzi
Owner's Other EVBattery Powered LA115 Lawn Tractor
LocationRaleigh, North Carolina US map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle2010 John Deere 726E Snow Blower
26-inch wide, friction disk drive with 6 forward and 2 reverse speeds, pin lock wheel differential system, alumimum gear case, steel auger with notched flighting, steel dash with tubular handlebars, remote chute rotation with 190-degree turning radius in only 3.5 turns, manual chute deflector, heat-treated, reversible skid shoes, 13-inch by 5-inch X-Trac tires, tool box and clear out brush. View YouTube video WebPage
Motor Manta
7.91" diameter / 5.64" length
7/8" shaft with 3/16" keyway by 1.75" long 12V to 48V 72 RPM per volt input (3456rpm @ 48V) Lithium/Graphite brushes.
10 horsepower continuous duty at 48 v.
Weighs 22 lbs.
DrivetrainFriction disk drive with 6 forward and 2 reverse speeds, pin lock wheel differential system
Controller No controller
No controller, motor runs at a constant speed.
Batteries1 Universal Batteries UB12220, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM
Three 12 volt Universal UB12220 - 12V 22AH SLA Battery wired in series for a total of 36 volts. On/Off switch and 30 amp breaker.
System Voltage36 Volts
ChargerVector Vector
12 Volt, 2, 10 or 15 Amp.
HeaterNone.
DC/DC Converter No converter
No converter
InstrumentationNone at this time
Top Speed5 MPH ( 8 KPH)
Walk-Behind snow blower normal speed is 2 to 5 mph
AccelerationAcceptable
Range1 Miles ( 1 Kilometers)
No sure exactly how long it will run on one charge. I'm hoping for 30 minutes. I need snow in order to test run time.
EV Miles
Current:1 Miles (1 Kilometers)
Seating CapacityWalk-Behind, no seats.
Curb Weight200 Pounds (90 Kilograms)
Walk-Behind Snow Blower which weighs about twice as much as a Walk-Behind Mower.
Tires2 - 13-inch by 5-inch X-Trac tires
Conversion Time80 Hours
Conversion Cost$600 plus the cost of the snow blower.

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