OwnerReid Nelson
LocationLawrence, Kansas United States map
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VehicleBajaj Scooter Rickshaw
MotorBriggs and Stratton Etek Permanent Magnet DC
Drivetrain1 gear, chain to sprocket
Batteries8, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM
55 Ah
System Voltage48 Volts
Seating Capacity1 adult in front, storage in back
Curb Weight750 Pounds (340 Kilograms)
including batteries
Conversion Cost$6,000 vehicle, $2,000 for conversion,
Additional FeaturesWe just removed the gas engine and added the Etek, driving one of the back wheels.
It's fantastic, and people love the looks. I sold my car a month ago. Works fine for everything in-town. Only thing I don't like is it's noisy in the cab. I would use a pulley and belt arrangement, if I were to do it again. I'll soon start work on a fiberglass version to get the weight down.

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