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by tigger_na
Thu, 06 Jun 2019, 14:32
Forum: Technical and conversion discussion
Topic: Converting Suzuki Quadrunner ATV to EV: DIY kit any good?
Replies: 12
Views: 349

Re: Converting Suzuki Quadrunner ATV to EV: DIY kit any good?

You and your physics! I see on the forums that this isn't the first time you wave physics in the face of Internet facts, is it? Yes, I saw that too. I figure that they have a wheel of fortune which will determine what specs to put up on the web? Many do. I'd be inclined to believe the 7.5kW / 4,000 ...
by tigger_na
Wed, 05 Jun 2019, 13:05
Forum: Technical and conversion discussion
Topic: Converting Suzuki Quadrunner ATV to EV: DIY kit any good?
Replies: 12
Views: 349

Re: Converting Suzuki Quadrunner ATV to EV: DIY kit any good?

Our LT250s are chain-driven, a sprocket is included with the motor kit. I doubt whether it has the exact right number of teeth.
by tigger_na
Tue, 04 Jun 2019, 16:04
Forum: Technical and conversion discussion
Topic: Converting Suzuki Quadrunner ATV to EV: DIY kit any good?
Replies: 12
Views: 349

Re: Converting Suzuki Quadrunner ATV to EV: DIY kit any good?

This is excellent news, thank you! • I'm not from Australia, so charger approval, or any approval, isn't too much of an issue, luckily. I'll just have to accept responsibility for the system not blowing up under the driver's ass. • Yes, compatibility issues will present a challenge which I'm rather ...
by tigger_na
Tue, 04 Jun 2019, 14:04
Forum: Technical and conversion discussion
Topic: Converting Suzuki Quadrunner ATV to EV: DIY kit any good?
Replies: 12
Views: 349

Re: Converting Suzuki Quadrunner to electric

Thank you for the reply. But yes it is.. By which, I presume you mean to say that yes, it is naive? Perhaps I should have phrased the question more clearly, as in "how naive is this, and what major challenges can I expect"? ;) The batteries come in their own battery box, which I reckon can be streng...
by tigger_na
Mon, 03 Jun 2019, 13:23
Forum: Technical and conversion discussion
Topic: Converting Suzuki Quadrunner ATV to EV: DIY kit any good?
Replies: 12
Views: 349

Converting Suzuki Quadrunner ATV to EV: DIY kit any good?

Dear Forumites I'm a mechanical engineer with rudimentary electrical knowledge. I'm employed on a farm in Namibia, and would like to convert one of our scrapped quads, most likely a Suzuki Quadrunner LT250, because it is light and uncomplicated, into an EV. I'd like a range of more than 50km for mai...