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A project log for 2002 Suzuki SV650e

2002 Suzuki SV650 electric conversion

NealNeal 05/02/2016 at 16:410 Comments


Current development work has begun on the EVBox and the code is progressing along. It has been cold and raining all week so code developement indoors was the best move. The electric motorcycle still needs the following items complete:


I have accidentally shorted the battery terminals twice now. The second time if boiled the solder in the 2AWG copper lug and sprayed it. This was only 24v and it was highly dangerous so circuit protection and insulation is my FIRST priority.

Battery Upgrade

There is a chance I am in the market to upgrade to Lithium chemistry for my battery pack. Not to count my eggs before they hatch, I'll just say that Nissan Leaf cells or a custom Tesla 18650 battery pack is currently in the works.

Next Action?

Next, there are three things to be tackled this week: