OwnerJerald Dodson
Owner's Other EVJohn Deere RX 73
LocationOlympia, Washington United States map
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Vehicle1990 Mazda B2000
MotorAdvanced DC FB1-4001 Series Wound DC
DrivetrainOriginal 5 speed transmission with clutchless coupler. I use 2nd gear from 0 to 50 mph and 3rd gear above 50.
ControllerOpen ReVolt IGBT beta test version
New 1500amp controller designed and built by Paul Holmes as next generation Open ReVolt controller.
Batteries48 Hypower 100 AH LiFePo4, 3.60 Volt, Lithium Iron Phosphate
System Voltage160 Volts
115 volt variac charger with individual cell voltage monitoring and cutoff via BMS.
Heater1500 Watt ceramic core removed from a room heater and installed in place of ICE heater core.
DC/DC Converter
random 13.6v switching power supply off Ebay
InstrumentationBattery Voltage, Battery Amps, Battery Amphours, Controller Temp.
Top Speed70 MPH (112 KPH)
AccelerationQuite good for a daily driver
Range40 Miles (64 Kilometers)
Watt Hours/Mile360 Wh/Mile
EV Miles
Current:67,980 Miles (109,379 Kilometers)
    As of 6/13/2020
Seating Capacity2 adults
Curb Weight3,200 Pounds (1,454 Kilograms)
Down from 4100 when it had lead acid batteries
TiresGoodyear Conquest at 50psi
Conversion TimeConverted about 20 years ago and I have been tinkering with it ever since.

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