OwnerJack Waddell
Owner's Other EVs1980 Renault Le Car
1980 Comuta-Car
LocationWilmington, Delaware US map
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Vehicle1980 OKY
Pedal Power German Electric Scooter
MotorBosch Permanent Magnet DC
24 Volt
Drivetrain1 Serpentine belt and 2 chains
ControllerBosch
original PWM controller
Batteries2, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM
33 Ah
System Voltage24 Volts
ChargerChargetech 500
dual 12 Volt fully automatic charger
DC/DC Converter
6 Volt 15 Watt DC/DC converter built into controller
InstrumentationSpeedo and RadioShack Pocket Voltmeter
Top Speed16 MPH (25 KPH)
Acceleration0 to 16 in 4 seconds
Range20 Miles (32 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity1 adult
Tires2 1/4 12
Conversion Time2 days to install charger, batteries and rewire
Chargetech battery charger has 2-12 volt outputs and was designed for boating. Manufacturer claims that charger can be used while submurged and stays pluged in when not being ridden. The Guardian 33AH batteries, installed four years ago, have given excelent service. This scooter is a pleasure to ride.

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