Water cooled power section of controllerMosfetsNew MotorMotor couplingNew dashController and components
OwnerEvan Down
LocationEast Lansing, Michigan United States map
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Vehicle1992 Eagle Talon
Ebay car for $400, sold $300 of parts I took off (turbo, ecm, fuel pump. ecc). So, $100 for the body
Motor Series Wound DC
10" DIA. 150LB forklift motor
DrivetrainClutchless 5 speed
Controller Home made
144 Volt, 600 Amp, water cooled, has 12, 130 amp mosfets
Batteries8 Exide Nautilus, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
63 LB Deep cycle
System Voltage96 Volts
China made 48VDC 20Amp golf cart charger, I charge 1/2 of the pack at a time, for now..
HeaterRub 2 sticks together..
DC/DC Converter
Just use a 12v battery
InstrumentationAnalog Volt, Amp and charge meters
Top Speed55 MPH (88 KPH)
I hit 50 on my first real road test, had a lot of pedal left..
AccelerationNot bad, but it sucks a lot of amps when I push it, can easily peg my 500 amp gauge
Range15 Miles (24 Kilometers)
I have only gone 15 miles so far.. Would like 25, but I doubt I can with this small battery pack..
EV Miles
Current:200 Miles (321 Kilometers)
    As of 5/31/2010
Seating Capacity2 adults
Curb Weight0
Took out about 500lbs from stock car and put back about 750lbs
Conversion Time8 months, but not done yet..
Conversion CostLess than $2000

Motor $150
Controller $300
Batteries $600
charger $250
My controller was made with help from Paul, who is doing a thread on Ecomoder called "Paul & Sabrina's cheap 144v motor controller".. Here is a link: WebPage

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