Charge PortRear of ZUnder Motor CoverGaugesMotor & A/C Compressor
OwnerJoe Porcelli
LocationNorthridge, California United States map
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Vehicle1975 Datsun 280Z
Built in 2006 by Operation Z in Northridge, CA
MotorAdvanced DC FB4001a Series Wound DC
DrivetrainClutchless 5 Speed Nissan Transmission. 3.55
Soon to be converted back to a regular clutch.
5 speed available
ControllerCurtis 1231C
Batteries12 Trojan T1275 Plus, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
W/Pak Trakr battery monitor
Battery weight 84x12=1008 lbs / 38 kg x 12
System Voltage144 Volts
ChargerZivan NG3
HeaterCeramic 120-144V
DC/DC ConverterZivan NG1
InstrumentationFactory Speedometer
Curtis Battery Indicator
Westech AMP & Volt Gauges
Digital primary battery gauge.
Factory Tachometer w/Westach kit
Top Speed94 MPH (151 KPH)
Range40 Miles (64 Kilometers)
It varies, the best we've got was 52 miles, but
our average is 30-45 miles depending on grade
and driving conditions.
EV Miles
Start:94,872 Miles (152,649 Kilometers)
Current:109,930 Miles (176,877 Kilometers)
Total:15,058 Miles (24,228 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity2 adults
Curb Weight3,220 Pounds (1,463 Kilograms)
Original Curb Weight for this Z was 2870 lbs.
Conversion Time6 months
Conversion CostAprox.$15,000 including the lead acid batteries
pack, Est: $8000 labor.
Additional FeaturesA/C installed Honda Accord V6 Compressor, belt driven to electric
motor and the original Datsun factory A/C components this Z came
with. (got to have A/C in the SFV)

Suspension Techniques sway bar kit front & rear.

Superior (1250 lb) rear helper springs added to factory springs.

Cusco rear strut tower brace

code by jerry