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Custom Mobility Scooter

Discussion in 'ELECTRIC POWERED BIKES' started by farmer, Jul 24, 2019.

  1. farmer


    Jun 20, 2019
    This was my first electric project. It began about a year and a half ago when I found myself temporarily in need of a mobility scooter. Not wanting to buy a commercial, heavy, run of the mill unit, I decided to build my own. I started with a Razor drift trike. I modified the forks to accept a hub motor (dropouts), fabricated an adjustable seat post, added foot rests and installed a 500 watt/36 volt electric package. The drift trike rear wheels were to noisy and rough riding so I replaced them with pneumatic s. I finished it off with a dark brown base coat and Roth Oddball Orange metal flake. It finished out at under 50 lbs. and fit in the back of my SUV. Mission accomplished.
  2. RustyGold


    Jul 2, 2015
    Mid-Willamette Valley, Oregon
    That looks super cool...and must have been a real hoot when it had the drift tires on it :thumbsup:

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