ICE is out
LocationBentonville, Arkansas United States map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle1996 Ford Probe
MotorAdvanced DC FB-4001 or FB-4001A Series Wound DC
Planning on this motor.
Controller Curtis or Logisystems
Not really sure which controller I am going to use. May just copy off of the '95 Probe Mr. Pringle is making :) also on EV Album.
Batteries120.00 Volt,
Looking at LiFePO4 from Sky Energy
Or Flooded Lead Acid
System Voltage120 Volts
Don't know what sort of charger I should use.
DC/DC Converter
Not sure.
Top SpeedHoping for 70mph, that would be optimal.
RangeMinimum required is 30~40 (even though commute is about 10mi.), optimal would be ~90mi.
Curb Weight0
According to pre-conversion is 2921lbs. curb weight.
Conversion Cost$300 donor car cost
$45 u-haul car dolly
$40 gasoline to bring it home
$200 and change getting the ICE out
Will be a commuter car for the foreseeable future.
5/4/2009 The ICE is OUT!! :D
4/30/09 having some trouble getting the engine out (pulling up instead of dropping down).
Please feel free to contact me (except for spam :P )

code by jerry