OwnerSvein Medhus
LocationOslo, Viken Norway map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle1986 Ford Escort Express
(European Escort)
MotorAdvanced DC FB1-4001A Series Wound DC
Drivetrain5 speed manual with Mobil ATF SHC synthetic oil
ControllerCurtis 1231C
Batteries12 Optima 750 DS, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM
Yellow Top
System Voltage144 Volts
a charger for each battery. 6 Amp three phase.
Heater1500 Watt solid-state heater running off the 144 Volts
DC/DC ConverterVicor VI-L52-EU
14.5 Volt / 13.3 Amp
Instrumentationa) Ammeter
c.)aux. (12 volt) voltmeter
Top Speed72 MPH (115 KPH)
Seating Capacity2 adults
Curb Weight2,490 Pounds (1,131 Kilograms)
Additional FeaturesOne individual charger for each battery. 6 amps constant current until 14.7 volt. 14.7 volt until current drops under 0.7 amps. Finally, 13.7 volt float until unplugging charger. Temperature compensated. Based on Unitrode UC3906 part
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