MotorMotor installed in vehicle.
OwnerThaniel Smith
LocationDublin, Virginia United States map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle1993 BMW 318/325
MotorNetgain Warp9 Series Wound DC
ControllerCafe Electric 1K-LV
with Heppa pedal
Batteries13 Deka 9a31, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM
System Voltage156 Volts
ChargerMinn Kota MK-440 and MK-330 (two of each)
Multi bank charger (10 amp each battery) with temperature
compensation at each battery. Multi bank charger should ensure
each battery is never over or undercharged without having to go to
a BMS.
Top SpeedDon't know yet. Drove good in the drive way :-) Expect freeway
RangeHoping for at least 18 miles (to work and back)
EV Miles
Start:273,801 Miles (440,545 Kilometers)
Current:273,850 Miles (440,624 Kilometers)
Total:49 Miles (78 Kilometers)
    As of 8/23/2010
Seating Capacity5 adults. Unchanged from the factory
TiresOEM size average type.
Conversion TimeLots of weekend mornings. Was not in a hurry. Fun hobby.
Conversion CostMore than $9,000. Still adding small parts in.
Additional Features5 speed manual with clutch.
'01 MR2 Electric power steering pump.
'97 Mustang Cobra Hydroboost (instead of vacuum brake booster.
4/0 traction pack wiring

Flywheel adapter and trans Adapter plate designed my me. Most fabrication by me.

1/11/10 Car can drive itself around. Still need to finish some items and license prior to road

2/20/10 Drove the car around my neighborhood for 3 miles on half the battery back (working to
install the others)

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