Seabury Engineering
OwnerMartin Emde
Owner's Other EVBridgestone MB-4
LocationMakawao, Hawaii United States map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle1988 Toyota Corolla Wagon
High School Engineering Project

Toyota Tapestry Foundation
Servco Toyota, Hawaii
Young Brothers
MotorAdvanced DC FB1-4001 Series Wound DC
9.1" Series Wound DC
DrivetrainOriginal 5-speed manual transmission.
ControllerCurtis 1231C-8601
96-144V, 500 Amp Peak
Batteries12 Optima D-31, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM
Volts: 12, Amp-Hour: 75 (C20), Cold
Cranking Amps (CCA): 900, AGM SLA,
SPIRALCELL, Color: Blue Top
System Voltage144 Volts
ChargerRussco SC 18-120 SO
Used with boost transformer.
HeaterNone - we're in Maui.
DC/DC Converter
12V Deep Cycle Auxiliary Battery
InstrumentationAmmeter, State of Charge meter, Aux. Bat.
Top Speed70 MPH (112 KPH)
AccelerationNot tested yet.
Range32 Miles (51 Kilometers)
Watt Hours/MileNot tested yet
Seating Capacity2 adults
Curb Weight2,900 Pounds (1,318 Kilograms)
Based on weight calculations. Has not
actually been weighed.
Conversion TimeOne school year.
Conversion Cost~$10,000
The conversion was performed by 10 high school seniors as
part of an engineering elective. The car was completed just
prior to their graduation and as such we have not collected
all of the performance data. Stay tuned.


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