LocationMiami, Florida United States map
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Vehicle1980 Renault LeCar
The "Lectric Leopard" is an early production electric car,
converted by U.S. ElectriCar, Athol, MA
It's never had a "stink-box"
MotorPrestolite MTA-4001 Series Wound DC
stock motor that came with the Lectric Leopard. I advanced
the timing 12 degrees opposite to the direction of rotation
to accommodate 144V or more instead of the 48V the motor
was designed for.
Drivetrainoriginal 4-speed manual coupled to the motor
ControllerCafe Electric Z1K-1000 Amps
Batteries12 Fullriver DC-85, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM
+ 12 volt 55AH AGM battery
System Voltage144 Volts
ChargerManzanita Micro PFC20-B
Very reliable and safe, designed with a wide input voltage
DC/DC ConverterIota 144 Vdc to 13 vdc 30amps
Instrumentationoriginal ammeter and voltmeter plus E-xpert Pro
Top Speed95 MPH (152 KPH)
AccelerationInsane....0-60 mph in about 6.0 - 8.0
Range40 Miles (64 Kilometers)
EV Miles
Current:10,000 Miles (16,090 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity4 adults
Curb Weight2,100 Pounds (954 Kilograms)
Tiresoriginal 13 inch aluminum wheels
with Toyo Spectrum 155/70 R13.
Very low drag tires.
Conversion Timenever ending project....
Conversion Costvery cheap compared with an ICE racer!!

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