InteriorTesla Battery PackInstalling the drivetrain
OwnerWayne Bickley
LocationSan Bernardino, California United States map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle1996 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe
Stock curb weight 3420

Now 3555 F/R 49.5/50
MotorNetgain Siamese 9 Series Wound DC
One Warp 9" One Transwarp 9"
DrivetrainPowerglide "shortie"
3.07 rear gears
ControllerCafe Electric Zilla 2K EHV
375v 2000 amp

Batteries14 Tesla Model S85, 24.60 Volt, Lithium-Ion
800 Amps max

System Voltage345 Volts
ChargerManzanita Micro PFC 40M
DC/DC ConverterDelco Chevy Volt
InstrumentationTorque App with Bluetooth

Top Speed115 MPH (185 KPH)
top speed to date 100 and was still pulling
0-60mph in about 4.4seconds
Range150 Miles (241 Kilometers)
at 65 mph
Watt Hours/Mile355 Wh/Mile
varies from 268 on the freeway at 65
mph to about 428 in town with lights and
about 45 mph.
EV Miles
Start:149,937 Miles (241,248 Kilometers)
Current:157,862 Miles (253,999 Kilometers)
Total:7,925 Miles (12,751 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity2 adults
Curb Weight3,555 Pounds (1,615 Kilograms)
660pounds of Batteries
TiresFront 245/40-18 LRR
Rear 245/40-18 LRR
Conversion TimeAbout 3 months. Working in the evenings.
Has been on the road for almost 6 years
Conversion Costest 30K
Additional FeaturesElectric Power steering
Vacuum pump for Brakes
Liquid cooling for Zilla
Pump for Automatic Transmission
Shortie Powerglide
B&M Pro Bandit Shifter
Orion BMS
Volt APU

code by jerry