61-72 volts

Drill Bike - Kawasaki 550 converted to DeWalt 36 Volt and PMG motor

Lighting: 
Stock
Batteries: 
16x36volt Dewalt (A123)
Charger: 
700 watt home-made
Controller: 
Alltrax AXE7234
Conversion time and cost: 
20 weekends - $3600
Curb weight: 
230lbs
Drivetrain: 
Direct drive - belt reduction to cross shaft to sprocket
Location: 
Vermont
Miles as an EV: 
2600miles as of fall 2012
Motor: 
PMG 132
Number of wheels: 
2
Seating capacity: 
2 up
Top speed: 
70mph
Typical range: 
10 miles
Watt-hours per mile: 
110 wh/mile
Method for 12v system: 
CUI DC-DC converter
Vehicle Type: 
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EMCycle,ELECTRIC MOTORCYCLE CONVERSIONS

Drivetrain: 
chain
Location: 
Lansing,MI
Motor: 
Etek-R
Top speed: 
55 mph
Typical range: 
20 MI
System Voltage: 
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Think Green

Changing our world one kilometer (or mile) at a time.

After people tell me,

"You can't do that for next to no money, made from a recycled
car, recycled batteries, recycled wires and recycled dreams."

Drivetrain: 
Standard 4 Speed
Batteries: 
18 Deka Unigy 55 ah Sealed
Charger: 
6 - 20 Amp Xantrex
Controller: 
Zapi 600A with regen
Conversion time and cost: 
1 year / $1300.00 including donor
Heater: 
Electric Heater
Location: 
Grand Valley, Ontario
Method for 12v system: 
Wilmore 72 dc - 12 dc converter
Motor: 
Crown 7.6 KW
Number of wheels: 
4
Seating capacity: 
2
Lighting: 
Standard
Vehicle maker: 
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EV Karma - 1971 Karmann Ghia

I recently had an opportunity to buy an electric car. Pictures follow. The car is a beautifully restored 1971 Karmann Ghia and the story goes that the restorer, upon finishing the restoration, decided to make it electric rather than put in a gas engine. The electric system isn't the best so I plan to redo the conversion over time.

As it stands -- it has a D&D ES-15A motor running at 72 volts. This is a Brushed DC series wound motor. Alltrax controller and a 72 volt pack of huge flooded lead acid batteries.

Lighting: 
Normal VW lights
Batteries: 
6 Trojan J150 flooded lead acid, 150 AH rating
Charger: 
Schumacher
Controller: 
Alltrax 7245, 500 A
Drivetrain: 
Shaft-shaft to the drive shaft
Heater: 
none
Location: 
Mountain View, CA
Motor: 
D&D ES-15A
Number of wheels: 
4
Seating capacity: 
2 w/ a small back seat
Top speed: 
40-45
Typical range: 
10
Watt-hours per mile: 
?
Method for 12v system: 
DC-DC, with separate battery, and separate charger
Vehicle Type: 
System Voltage: 
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XM-3100

Batteries: 
Greensaver -- Five 12V @ 38Ah
System Voltage: 
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zev5100

5100 watt 72 V, 3 speed electronic trans.

Drivetrain: 
HUB MOTOR
Batteries: 
Thunder Sky, 24
Charger: 
zev
Controller: 
ZEV 80 amp, top gear, 65 in 2nd, 35 in 3rd, at 72 volt
Conversion time and cost: 
stock
Curb weight: 
296 lbs
Location: 
morgantown, wv
Miles as an EV: 
5,000
Motor: 
ZEV
Number of wheels: 
2
Seating capacity: 
1
Top speed: 
55 mph
Typical range: 
50 miles
Method for 12v system: 
step down transformer
Vehicle maker: 
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AZ_Xebra SD

Batteries: 
LifeLine Concord 105 AH ea AGM
Charger: 
Delta Q
Conversion time and cost: 
11K
Heater: 
Y
Lighting: 
Halogen
Location: 
Glendale AZ
Miles as an EV: 
6800
Motor: 
Elec
Number of wheels: 
3
Seating capacity: 
4
Top speed: 
40 mph
Typical range: 
20 mi
Method for 12v system: 
DC/DC converter
Vehicle maker: 
Vehicle Type: 
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Modified XB-500, Shunt Mod & 72V power

Bought July 18, 2008. Delivered July 25 from Neo-Scooters. Modified controller to afford additional torque (current), and withstand input voltage up to 90V. LED headlights. See my blog at:

http://www.bergerweb.net/xb500

Miles as an EV: 
566 (5/27/2009)
Top speed: 
28 MPH
Typical range: 
18 miles
Watt-hours per mile: 
45 - 60 wh/mi
System Voltage: 
Vehicle maker: 
Vehicle Type: 
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Got Juice Motorcycle

Drivetrain: 
Chain
Batteries: 
6 - 12v AGM
Charger: 
Kelly 8 Amp
Controller: 
Alltrax 300 amp 72 volt
Conversion time and cost: 
1 month, $2800
Curb weight: 
460 Lbs
Location: 
Summerville S.C
Miles as an EV: 
160
Motor: 
ETEK RT
Number of wheels: 
2
Seating capacity: 
2
Top speed: 
50 MPH
Typical range: 
16 - 20 Miles
Method for 12v system: 
spare 4 AH battery
Vehicle maker: 
Vehicle Type: 
System Voltage: 

ELECTRECUMBENT

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Batteries: 
6 count 20 Amp Hour SLA's brand unknown
Charger: 
36 volt EZ-GO w/the pack split in two via on/off switch
Controller: 
stock controller from pantera freedom electric 48 volt scooter
Conversion time and cost: 
????
Curb weight: 
????
Drivetrain: 
none
Heater: 
none
Location: 
Phoenix AZ.
Miles as an EV: 
last pedometer said 2130 miles
Motor: 
48 volt Pantera series Hub Motor
Number of wheels: 
2
Seating capacity: 
ONE
Top speed: 
39 MPH
Typical range: 
25 to 30 miles
Lighting: 
AA powered lighting
Vehicle maker: 
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