Our first electric motorFront battery rackRear battery rackControl hardware
OwnerMike Picard
LocationNathrop, Colorado United States map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle1952 Jeep Willys M38
This is a vintage Korean War era military jeep. Mechanically it's all original. I'm working on making it look like a well restored Army jeep.
MotorNetgain Warp11 Permanent Magnet DC
DrivetrainWillys T-90 3 speed transmission mated to a 2 speed transfer case. It retains the original 4 wheel drive. The axles have 5.38/1 gearing.
ControllerKelly KDHB 14650
Batteries18 NAPA GC8V, 8.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
System Voltage144 Volts
ChargerZivan PFC1500
Instrumentation0-500 ampmeter
% charged meter
Top SpeedThe Kelly controller is not letting us get this ev up to it's potential.
Seating Capacity2 adults
Curb Weight3,200 Pounds (1,454 Kilograms)
TiresCoker 7.00x16 NDT military tread
Conversion TimeWe've worked on it for 4 months. We still have lots to do.
Conversion CostI've got $8k in it for the conversion, and plan to add another $500 or so.

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