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OwnerSylvain Cote
Owner's Other EVs2012 Mitsubishi i-Miev
2010 Polaris Ranger EV
2009 ZENN
2012 Ariens AMP 24 Sno-Thro
LocationSaguenay, Quebec Canada map
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Vehicle2002 Hyundai Accent LC
MotorPrestolite ASDA 4004 3-Phase AC
15.5Kw, 30.3V, 405A, 1735RPM
ControllerCurtis 1238-5601
Curtis AC 1238-5601
36-48V, 650A max (210A 1hr)
Batteries4, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
115 A/Hr
System Voltage48 Volts
ChargerSchumacher SSC-1500A
Four individual intelligent chargers to
keep batteries balanced
InstrumentationLCD Digital AMP meter 500A DC
Top Speed40 MPH (64 KPH)
I can easily reach 35-40 mph on flat
Acceleration0-60 mph in XX sec.
Range12 Miles (19 Kilometers)
80% DOD
Watt Hours/Mile220 Wh/Mile
EV Miles
Start:110,600 Miles (177,955 Kilometers)
Current:110,616 Miles (177,981 Kilometers)
Total:16 Miles (25 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity4 adults
Curb Weight2,190 Pounds (995 Kilograms)
without batteries
Tires175/70R13 @ 40 psi
Conversion TimeOwned since Oct 30 2009
Conversion Cost7,200$
July 2012: Now sold to a new owner (Mo from LuFa Farms)!

July 12th 2010: Still deciding on what batteries to choose.
First ones where not "strong" enough to hold the AMP draw at 48
volts to produce adequate power.

May 5th 2010: Drove 6 miles with my new batteries.
Acceleration and speed is very good but I need more power to
climb slopes. I will see what I can do with better batteries.

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