OwnerBen Hamblet
LocationProsser, Washington US map
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Vehicle1996 Kawasaki Vulcan 500
Converted Kawasaki Vulcan 500 to 72 VDC electric
Motor me0709 Permanent Magnet DC
motenergy ME0709 brushed DC
Drivetraindirect drive motenergy 0709
ControllerAlltrax AXE7234
running at 72 VDC
Batteries6 Odyssey pc925, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM
System Voltage72 Volts
ChargerDelta-Q Technologies
Heaterno
DC/DC Converter TSM72DC-DC
Instrumentationspeedometer
Top Speed55 MPH (88 KPH)
Accelerationsurprisingly good
Range30 Miles (48 Kilometers)
still testing, took first ride Nov 24 2016
Watt Hours/Milestill testing
EV Miles
Start:19,890 Miles (32,003 Kilometers)
Current:19,897 Miles (32,014 Kilometers)
Total:7 Miles (11 Kilometers)
 
    As of 12/13/2016
Seating Capacity1
Tires2, both bald
Conversion Time1 month picking at it
Conversion Cost$3,200 including bike (300) and harbor freight
motorcycle lift (79$)
was fun to convert, learned a lot. just started test driving. trying
to have all done and ready for the spring

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