OwnerJoachim Haas
Owner's Other EV2010 Chevrolet Matiz
LocationFriolzheim, Baden-Wurttemberg Germany map
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Vehicle1995 Fiat Punto 176
MotorAdvanced DC FB1-4001 Series Wound DC
74kw peak
good for constant 120-125km/h
Controller Soliton junior
I've replaced the Kelley KDH14651B by a curtis 1231C because the kelley has not enought power on low rotationspeed. driveaway with no power!
Batteries45 Thunder Sky 2x60Ah, 3.20 Volt, Lithium-Ion
with selfmade BMS
System Voltage144 Volts
ChargerKingpan KP19218
it makes a lot of reactive current.
So i charge at 7,2A active current (and get 7,9A r.c.)
Heaterceramic 1500W (not enough at wintertime)
DC/DC Converter
38A at 13.8V
Instrumentationselfmade: current, rotation, capacity, voltage
Top Speed100 MPH (160 KPH)
Tested with Curtis 1231C.
The Kelley KDH14651B is only good for 70mph
AccelerationCurtis 1231C: 14s up to 100km/h (62mph)
Kelley KDH14651B: very bad 22s up to 80km/h (50mph)
Range60 Miles (96 Kilometers)
Normaly i drive only 27 miles (43km) at work.
Watt Hours/Mile275 Wh/Mile
170 Whr/km
EV Miles
Start:133,023 Miles (214,034 Kilometers)
Current:182,000 Miles (292,838 Kilometers)
Total:48,977 Miles (78,803 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity5 adults
Curb Weight2,250 Pounds (1,022 Kilograms)
ready to go (drive)
Conversion Time1 year
2011-01-25 Curtis controller is defect (short circuit inside the controller - repaired on warranty)

2011-12-01 Building a new charger controll system

2013-12-28 Curtis is defect again. Change to Soliton junior.

2014-09-12 Soliton is also defect after 6000 miles. Short circuitre inside the IGBT -> paired.

2017-10-20 Soliton defect again after 6000. Freeweeldiode of the IGBT -> change IGBT.

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