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LocationAuburn, California United States map
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Vehicle1992 Solectria Force
MotorBrusa Solectria/ Brusa BRLS11 Brushless DC
DrivetrainIt has brushless DC motor by Brusa in
and retains the standard Geo Metro 5 speed
ControllerBrusa Solectria/Brusa BRLS240
Batteries12 Enersys 70, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Gel
The Battery pack is split- 4 batteries
are installed in the front box, and 8
are installed in a rear box (no
back seat in this car). 70Ah rating
System Voltage144 Volts
ChargerQuick Charge
See photo. 144v
InstrumentationNot enough.
Top Speed60 MPH (96 KPH)
Have run a little over 60 on level ground
but it uses up the batteries really fast.
Acceleration0 - 30 12 secs
0 - 55 61 secs
Range20 Miles (32 Kilometers)
advertised by Solectria:
at 30 mph 86 miles
at 40 mph 65 miles
at 50 mph 48 miles
at 55 mph 38 miles
the 20 reflects running at over 40 most
of the time and having 70 Ah batteries
instead of the original 100 Ahs
EV Miles
Start:9,061 Miles (14,579 Kilometers)
Current:9,085 Miles (14,617 Kilometers)
Total:24 Miles (38 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity2 adults
Tires4 :-)
Conversion TimeAlready electric when purchased.
Conversion CostSo far it has cost about $4500 to acquire
and get it running.
Additional Featuresair-conditioner option, which consists of a motor,
controller, belt drive, and the original Geo air conditioner
Found it in the Tradin' Post listed by Craig Childers
WebPage who has many electrics.
Ordered a charger from which works great.

See it at Craig Childers just before I bought it:

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