Motor and transmissionTransmission Coupler1976 body going on a 1982 frameMotor fully mountedTouchscreen InterfaceSide ViewMotor with rear mountCAD model of rear motor supportFront Battery Pack
OwnerKeith Stegath
Owner's Other EV1962 Mack B46T
LocationGainesville, Florida United States map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle1976 Chevrolet Corvette
Customized 1976 Corvette being installed on a 1982
MotorNetgain Warp 11 Series Wound DC
Drivetrain4-speed Borg Warner T-10
2.87 differential
ControllerManzanita Micro Zilla 2k
Found this NOS (New Old Stock) online for a great
Batteries23 Odyssey 1500, 12.80 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM
Decided that with the Zilla controller I could use
the batteries in series.
System Voltage300 Volts
ChargerNetGain Controls Netgain Controls 3000 Watt
Added 2nd charger - Elcon 2500
Heater1500 watt electric
DC/DC ConverterElcon
Have an Elcon but it's limited to 30 amps. Recently
bought a TDK Lambda "brick" that has 200-400 VDC
input, 50amp output, and multiple bricks can be
wired parallel.
InstrumentationAnalog and touchscreen LCD
Top Speed84 MPH (135 KPH)
That's as fast as I've gone. I had the police speed
check me on the highway to calibrate the
speedometer. Speedo read 70, radar showed 84 - 20%
AccelerationComputer simulation shows +11 sec. quarter mile. 13
sec would be a good start.
Range35 Miles (56 Kilometers)
With a single pack in series (23 batteries). I'm
working on a switch to split to two equal packs of
11 batteries each.
EV Miles
Current:4,000 Miles (6,436 Kilometers)
    As of 10/26/2019
Seating Capacity2 adults
Curb Weight3,860 Pounds (1,754 Kilograms)
Scales read:
Front: 1880
Rear: 2120

They don't add up to 3860, but I didn't want to pay for a certificate.
TiresFront: 235-50 18
Rear: 255-50 18
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