OwnerDalton Fetsch
LocationSpokane, Washington United States map
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Vehicle1991 Geo Metro
MotorAdvanced DC 203-06-4001A Series Wound DC
Excellent power for this size car. No problems at highway speeds in a very hilly area.
DrivetrainAdvanced DC 203-06-4001A
Original 5-speed manual transmission
Front wheel drive
ControllerCurtis 1221C-7401
72-120 volts
400 amps peak
Batteries15 Exide GC-8, 8.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
150 20amp/hr rating
63 lbs. per battery 945 lbs. total
System Voltage120 Volts
ChargerZivan NG-3
HeaterNone yet
InstrumentationNone yet
Top Speed85 MPH (136 KPH)
Would go faster, but is hard on the batteries and is unnecessary.
AccelerationDecent, not a race car by any means but is plenty fast.
Range30 Miles (48 Kilometers)
My commute is ~25 miles daily at 60 mph with several steep hills.

My calculations say that at slower speeds, and on more level roads the car could get 50 miles.
Seating Capacity2 adults
Conversion Time1 year on and off
Conversion Cost$7,000 (batteries sponsored)
Additional Features2 tone paint (blue body, red hood) ;)

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