Under the hood
OwnerPeter Orlowsky
LocationAdelaide, South Australia Australia map
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Vehicle1993 Toyota Corolla hatchback
MotorAdvanced DC 203-06-4001 Series Wound DC
DrivetrainConventional 5 Speed manual transmition with clutch
ControllerCurtis 1231c-8601
500 Amp 144 Volt
Batteries15 Trojan T-875, 8.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
System Voltage120 Volts
ChargerZivan NG-3
HeaterCeramic 120v
Instrumentation500 Amp gauge
State of Charge LED Battery Gauge
Top Speed80 MPH (128 KPH)
Range34 Miles (54 Kilometers)
Watt Hours/Mile330 Wh/Mile
EV Miles
Start:238,748 Miles (384,145 Kilometers)
Current:251,021 Miles (403,892 Kilometers)
Total:12,273 Miles (19,747 Kilometers)
    As of 3/1/2007
Seating Capacity5 adults
Curb Weight2,900 Pounds (1,318 Kilograms)
890 pounds of batteries
original weight was 2250 pounds
the vehicle grew by 705 pounds
Conversion TimeAbout 400 man hours
Conversion CostAbout $10000 Australian

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