OwnerDavid Motz
LocationEvansville, Indiana United States map
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Vehicle1994 Hyundai Excel
White two-door hatch back.
MotorAdvanced DC 8 Series Wound DC
DrivetrainManual transmission.
ControllerCurtis 1221B
Batteries18 US Battery US2200, 6.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
New pack is currently on order. Should be installed by the end of August?
System Voltage108 Volts
ChargerLester Lestronic Model 09827
This charger allows use on 110v circuits as well as 220v. It is very heavy so is not well suited to opportunity charging.
HeaterCeramic. Originally had a Russco electric hydronic heater, but previous owner could not locate a replacement that would fit in the space available.
DC/DC ConverterSevcon 622
InstrumentationBattery Life Saver, PakTrakr, Batt-EQs.

PakTrakr serial interface allows logging and charting of individual battery performance during charge and discharge cycles.
Top SpeedMy top speed has been around 60 mph. Original conversion kit documentation indicated 80+ mph.
AccelerationGood up to around 45, then more sluggish.
RangeLet's see with the new batteries. Original conversion kit documentation indicated 50-65 miles per charge.
EV Miles
Start:38,000 Miles (61,142 Kilometers)
Current:38,686 Miles (62,245 Kilometers)
Total:686 Miles (1,103 Kilometers)
    As of 8/17/2008
Seating Capacity4 adults
I purchased it used. It was converted new and had about 38,000 miles when I received it in March, 2008.

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