OwnerDylan Martin
LocationSeattle, Washington United States map
Vehicle1986 Honda Spree
50cc scooter
MotorBriggs and Stratton Etek Permanent Magnet DC
48 Volt 7/8" keyed shaft
Drivetrainbelt to original reduction gears
ControllerCurtis 1206
12-36 Volt, 275 Amp, rebuilt
Batteries3, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM
36 Ah deep cycle
System Voltage36 Volts
one battery at a time with cheapo automotive charger
DC/DC Converter
tap on main pack
InstrumentationSpeedo and Amp
Top Speed7 MPH (11 KPH)
AccelerationHa ha ha ha ...
Seating Capacity1 adult
Tiresoriginal (and I mean ORIGINAL)
Conversion Time2 months
Conversion CostApprox $700
I built this to get familliar with building an EV. Someday I hope to build a real car, but for now, I'd like to get this thing to go 30-35 so I can commute with it. I live 7 miles from work, so I should be able to pull this off once I get a reasonable gear ratio.

code by jerry