OwnerRaymond Hodson
LocationTauranga, Bay of Plenty New Zealand map
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Vehicle1986 Subaru Domingo
Small rear engine van
MotorAdvanced DC FB1- 4001A 9.1 Series Wound DC
96 to 144v
20kw @120v
DrivetrainFive speed manual with clutch, makes changing gear easy
ControllerCurtis 1231C 96v - 144v 500Amp
No regen. Mounted on fanned cooled aluminium 5mm plate
Batteries10 Supercharge 105A, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM
System Voltage120 Volts
Charger self built
Variac into 110v transformer rectified
HeaterTough guy
DC/DC Converter
converted computer power supply
InstrumentationCurtis battery indicator
Analogue volt meter
Analogue 500A meter
Top Speed60 MPH (96 KPH)
Can easily reach 100km/h
AccelerationHugely more than ICE. Can start off in any gear
Range20 Miles (32 Kilometers)
Cold weather seems to reduce range by about 30%
Watt Hours/Mile160A cruising on a flat @80km/h
Seating Capacity2 adults
Curb Weight2,000 Pounds (909 Kilograms)
Conversion TimeTwo Months
Conversion Costnz$10,000
Additional FeaturesElectrified a diesel vacuum pump for the brakes. Used a small fire extinguisher as a reservoir plus vacuum switch.
A relative easy conversion

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