TwoThreeFour
OwnerHal Zucati
LocationMaple Valley, Washington United States map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle2008 Zap Xebra SD
Rolling Prototype
MotorZAP Zibo Super 7HP Series Wound DC
DrivetrainZibo Super Motor hooked to stock single speed gearbox
ControllerCurtis 255C
UK Forklift Controller
Batteries7 Trojan T1275 MV, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
System Voltage84 Volts
ChargerQuick Charge Select-a-Charge 84V 13A
HeaterRemoved... No point.
InstrumentationCustom with many dead guages.
Best of the bunch is the Cycleanalyst
Top Speed46 MPH (74 KPH)
Inclines are more like 40mph
hills are more like 35mph
BIG HILLS are more like 25mph
Acceleration0-46 in about 30 seconds
Range30 Miles (48 Kilometers)
True year round 80% DOD
This is the average range... bit more in the summer bit less in the winter
Watt Hours/Mile150 Wh/Mile
MAX is 350
MIN is 50

Mostly travels at around 100-130A @ 80 or so volts under load.
EV Miles
Current:15,000 Miles (24,135 Kilometers)
 
    As of 7/21/2010
Seating Capacity2+
2 seatbelts in the rear for the adventerous
Curb Weight1,900 Pounds (863 Kilograms)
Bit heavier than stock due to upgraded seats, brackets and extra battery and charger.
TiresStock MaxMiler 145/12R
Conversion TimeEndless... or so it seems.
Bought new from the GCC in Bellevue WA.
Have spent the last 1.5 years chasing and fixing problems
Conversion Cost12K - 2K trade in (Toyota Echo) - $500 Direct ZAP rebate, which I actually got...
So out the door cost new was 9500.
Got 2500 Tax rebate back last year... so FINAL new cost was $7000.

THEN....

(long list to come of stuff I've had to fix....)
Additional FeaturesSolar 12V system.
84V upgrade
Primary Power upgrade
Audi TT electric gas cover
400W 4.1 Stereo system

code by jerry