OwnerBrian L. Matheny
Owner's Other EVs1986 Dodge Ram 50
1987 Chevrolet S-10
LocationEpping, New Hampshire United States map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle1985 Toyota MR2
MotorAdvanced DC XP-1227 Series Wound DC
8 inch
Drivetrainstock 5-speed transmission / etc.
ControllerDC Power Systems T-Rex
1000 peak motor/battery amps
336volt max input
Batteries15 MK Battery 27-Gel, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Gel
Surplus UPS batts
System Voltage180 Volts
(15), one for each battery
Capacitor charger for bulk charging
HeaterDual ceramic heater cores
DC/DC ConverterDC Power Systems
Instrumentation1000Amp E-meter
Top Speed90 MPH (144 KPH)
on I-405 in Seattle, estimated 100+ if I ever get the guts to test it somewhere
Range30 Miles (48 Kilometers)
30 max demonstrated when batts were newer
Watt Hours/MileAbout 3 miles per AC kwhr
EV Miles
Start:128 Miles (205 Kilometers)
Current:134 Miles (215 Kilometers)
Total:6 Miles (9 Kilometers)
    As of 3/8/2008
Seating Capacity2 adults
Curb Weight0
to be determined
TiresPirelli P7000 rear, Nokian front
Additional FeaturesPhoenix Gold connectors / wiring
Frank "the metal god" metal work
Gobs of John "Plazma Boy" Wayland insight, encouragement and ideas.
Now in Epping, NH

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