Our motor compartmentWinston Salem Auto-X
OwnerMichael Clark, Ben Fulp, and John Butler
LocationMayodan, North Carolina United States map
Web/EmailWebPage ; lab306.blogspot.com email image
Vehicle1988 Ford Mustang LX
White/Rust Colored 88' Fox Body Mustang. Still needs some
body work and paint. Bought the car and a motor and tranny for around 300 and sold the motor and tranny for well over the amount we payed for it lol.
MotorAdvanced DC Series Wound DC
9 inch
DrivetrainWas originally a 4-Cylinder stang...
Used controller from another school.
Rated at 500 Amps
Batteries8 Everstart Maxx 29 , 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
Deep cycle marine batteries bought from
Wal-Mart to start our EV conversion.
System Voltage96 Volts
Charger Quick Charge
Rated up to 96 volts. Weighs a ton!
DC/DC ConverterCurtis
Used from a previous school competing
in the Smartt Challenge.
InstrumentationOriginal speedometer and tachometer.
Aftermarket gauge pods installed with ammeter, voltmeter for traction batteries, and voltmeter for auxiliary battery
Top SpeedThought we were going 70 but found out our speedo is off lol
AccelerationVery fast, have not timed it yet.
Range20 Miles (32 Kilometers)
At the Smartt Challenge Range competition, our car went exactly 20.3 miles which was good considering we had a bent axle at the time
EV Miles
Current: Miles (0 Kilometers)
    As of 5/28/2009
Seating Capacity4 adults
Curb Weight2,900 Pounds (1,318 Kilograms)
Same as original, but still pretty light to be an EV
Conversion TimeAn entire semester with only 3 guys working on it
Conversion CostAround $5000
Additional FeaturesUpgraded to 01 Mustang brakes- 4 wheel disc
Custom made mounts for motor, batteries, etc.
5 Lug Conversion
Axle Swap with Lower Gear Ratio
Aftermarket brake proportioning valve
Maximum Motorsports Panhard Bar
Upgraded Suspension: Front- A pair of Bilstein coil
overs Rear- Grooved Bilstein shocks
Manual Brakes
Manual Steering
This EV Conversion is a class build at Dalton L.
McMichael High School. Just the three of us have built
this EV from the ground up. We plan on competing in the
Smartt Challenge in May 09. Check out our blog at lab306.blogspot.com. We have tons of pictures logging our work throughout the school year

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