OwnerMichael Axtens
LocationGeelong, Victoria Australia map
Vehicle1990 Daihatsu Charade
96 Volt DC conversion with Chinese Kit
supplied by Eugen, Gympie, QLD
Motor Zivo Chinese Motor
Chinese made unbranded controller
Batteries32, 3.70 Volt, Lithium-Ion
System Voltage108 Volts
Charger Unbranded
This controller came as a kit from China bundled with the Zivo
HeaterPlug in cigarette lighter Aus certified
DC/DC Converter Unbranded
As above unbranded and came with Kit
Top Speed50 MPH (80 KPH)
Only need 4th and 5th gear. Usually only 5th on the flat
Range61 Miles (98 Kilometers)
Much lower in winter. Geelong Temperatures are not extreme.
Watt Hours/Mile11 Wh/Mile
Seating Capacity3 adults
Curb Weight2,300 Pounds (1,045 Kilograms)
Conversion Timeat least 500 man hours
Conversion Costinitial about 12000 AUD. Total probably around 20000 AUD given
that intial lead acid batteries failed. Lithium going well

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