Device constructionThe Device, wiringThe Device & APU, range extender
OwnerWilliam Brinsmead
Owner's Other EVs1992 GMC G-Van
1994 Chevrolet S-10 (sold)
Trike
1996 APS Bus ( scrapping for parts and batteries
My 1st EV
1973 Cadillac Hearse
2011 Nissan Leaf
2015 Tesla P85D
LocationReno, Nevada US map
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Vehicle2001 Atomic
Ten foot long atomic bomb replica with a Dr. Strangelove
flavor and a Slim Pickens western saddle
MotorBriggs and Stratton Permanent Magnet DC
300 amp Pancake motor
DrivetrainPancake motor with a notched belt driving a small differential.
ControllerCurtis
300 Amp
Batteries4 Saft STM 180, 6.00 Volt, Nickel-Cadmium, Flooded
System Voltage24 Volts
Charger
internal 30 amp power supply.
External charge connector also.
Heatersun
DC/DC Converter dc/dc
Two 24 to 12 volt dc/dc at 9 amps for lighting
InstrumentationE-meter
Top Speed8 MPH (12 KPH)
geared quite low for slow speed in crowds and extended run time.
Accelerationmellow
RangeRuns longer than you want to sit in the saddle
Seating Capacity1 to 3 adults
Curb Weight500 Pounds (227 Kilograms)
Conversion Timetwo years of evenings and weekends
Additional FeaturesIt has electric fly-by-wire steering, hydraulic brakes, speed control, and horn all on a pop-up joystick.
This mutant vehicle was built for the "Burning Man" festival held north of Reno every year see WebPage In Reno our local ev club is at WebPage

code by jerry