electruc when finishedleeson motors with belt drivecontrollers
LocationRohnert Park, California United States map
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Vehicle1996 Toyota Previa
car runs on 48 volt dc. running two Leeson permanent magnet motors using a 2 inch wide cog belt system. Two Alltrax AXE4865 controllers 1 Curtis throttle. Van still uses the 12 volt system for all the electric devices.
MotorLeeson 108891 Permanent Magnet DC
each motor is rated at 6.5 hp
DrivetrainPrevia van sits on a Chevy S-10 frame using a 700r4 transmission.
ControllerAlltrax AXE4865
TWO controllers connected to one Curtis throttle 5K pot
Batteries16, 6.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
Heavy but reliable
System Voltage48 Volts
ChargerSolar PVBPSX170B
BP solar panels from SOLAR DEPOT in Petaluma, California. I also us a Clubcar 48 volt charger at home.
DC/DC Converter ac bel sv-12-75-1
used to trickle charge primary 12 volt battery off solar panel
Top Speed25 MPH (40 KPH)
I plan to get over 70 but the gearing is not correct yet
RangeI have driven this vehicle two blocks and back
Seating Capacity2 adults
Conversion Timestill building
Conversion Cost$20,000

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