At the OEVA EV Awareness Day in July 98
OwnerDon Crabtree
Owner's Other EVs1st Drag Bike
FRANKENBIKE
LocationBurien, Washington US map
VehicleSuzuki 400
single motorcycle
MotorBaker Series Wound DC
twin 8"
DrivetrainDirect drive, chain driven
Controller
Bubba contactor, series/parallel BIG mechanical switch
Batteries20 Interstate U1-33, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM
System Voltage240 Volts
Charger
Variac
HeaterYou gotta be kidin'
InstrumentationAmp gauge
Seating CapacityRoom for Father Time
Curb Weight950 Pounds (431 Kilograms)
TiresFront 3.0 x 18, Rear 6.0 x 13 racing slick
Essentially a 2 speed setup, takeoff by firing Bubba for 120 volts in parallel launch, then flip 'The Switch' to put all 20 batteries in series at 240 volts!

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