OwnerAndrew
Owner's Other EVCrate
LocationMissouri US map
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Vehicle
scratch built
Motor Permanent Magnet DC
2 HP
Drivetrain5:1 ratio #40 chain
Controller
Ford solenoid
Batteries2, 12.00 Volt,
deep cycle 95 Ah (used)
System Voltage12 Volts
ChargerSears
12 Volt 10 Amp
Instrumentationvoltmeter, bike speedometer
Top Speed15 MPH (24 KPH)
on flat, 22 MPH downhill
Acceleration0 to 13 MPH in 5 seconds, flat ground
Range6 Miles ( 9 Kilometers)
achieved, approx 10 miles calculated
Seating Capacity1 teenager
Curb Weight150 Pounds (68 Kilograms)
Tires16" golf cart rear wheels, 10" 4-ply tubes front casters
Conversion Time1 week (actual time spent working on it)
Conversion Cost$500 (but I used most of the parts from Crate)
Additional FeaturesFront bumpers
Two headlights
Rear red warning light
Comfortable office chair cushions for seat
Brakes work very well, leaves tire leaves a mark on the ground if brake pedal is pushed all the way down.
Has a battery box for safety
I learned from my mistakes, and avoided them when I made this one. The brakes work very well; rear tire leaves a mark on the ground if the brake pedal is pushed all the way down. Also, the bike speedometer is very handy in seeing what the go kart's capabilities are.

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