OwnerJon Pels
Owner's Other EVs1991 Daihatsu Charade
1990 Suzuki Super Carry Van
2000 Mitsubishi Mirage
LocationDarwin, Northern Territory Australia map
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Vehicle1990 Daihatsu Charade
MotorAdvanced DC X91-4001 Series Wound DC
DrivetrainOriginal 5-speed gearbox without clutch
ControllerCurtis 1200 series
Batteries10, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
Commander 100 amp-hour marine deep cycle
System Voltage120 Volts
Charger Imported-China
InstrumentationAnalogue Volt and Amp panel meters for 120V system.

Analogue Volt meter for 12V system.
Top Speed63 MPH (101 KPH)
AccelerationVery perky
Range25 Miles (40 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity4 seats including driver. Rear seats were maintained in this conversion with the rear battery pack installed under them. Battery box hangs under car and is sealed to the cabin interior yet vented outside.
TiresHigh profile radials at maximum recommended pressure
Conversion TimeOne month.
A simple set-up that works well. Very reliable.

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