- Feb 8, 2022
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If you are Considering building a electric conversion please share info or discus technical, aspects of such builds, here
Here is a story someone did on my conversion. https://www.electricbike.com/converting-a-vintage-vespa-to-electric/Care to share any more detailed info on the build jim, why you chose the components you did etc. Any technical aspects others might find helpful in any builds they might be contemplating.
1981 Vespa Conversion.I built this last year from a Vespa P125X that was in rough condition. Converted to 72V 4KW hub motor with a 38 amp hour battery. It would do 62MPH with my near 300 pound self on it, and was almost scarey off the line. Continued:advbikes.com
I love it.
That's the bike in my post above, it's now finished and he did a fabulous job. You can see video stages of it hereWe have a member who is converting a Honda CA160 to electric. He's done a nice job to date, still a work in progress for those interested.
CA160 EV ConversionI have a quick story to tell: the other night I was showing my wife a picture of a Yamaha XS650 and a red Honda CA160, and I asked her which one she liked best. She said the Honda, but only if it was black. That night I woke up in my sleep and started looking at Craigslist for no particular...www.vintagehondatwins.com