10 mph = 20 amps
20 mph = 35 amps
35 mph = 80 amps
full acceleration from stop = 200 amps
motor running not pushing = 15 amps... (better to coast than have throttle on).
weights as follows =
frame and controls = 90
batteries = 150
motor = 70
rider = 150
total = 460 lbs (1 passenger)
good things = acceleration, simple, reliable, fun
bad things = too heavy for frame, stock drum brakes marginal, battery
placement not optimal.
conversion time to contactors including removing gas engine took 10 hours
curtis contorller took 5 including home made pot
box with radio shack $1.13 5k ohm linear pot.
recharge time = 3 hours
registered!: semi legal moped as converted, exceeds hp and mph