LocationVastra Gotaland Sweden map
Vehicle2006 XT150 GK-2
Goal is to build an flexible
experimentation platform for evaluating
different EV optimization options.
MotorMars ME0913 Brushless DC
12 kW continuous / 30 kW Peak
DrivetrainStock duplex-chain drive (2.2:1)
ControllerSevcon Gen4 G4845 48V/450A
Transparent CAN broadcast via
Elektromotus BMS , to Android app for
visualization and supervision
Batteries16 Thunder Sky 100Ah, 3.20 Volt, Lithium Iron Phosphate
System Voltage48 Volts
ChargerElcon TCCH-H96.2-25 (with CAN)
Communicates with Elektromotus BMS via
CAN bus
HeaterNone :)
DC/DC ConverterMeanwell 48-72 / 12 VDC (50W)
InstrumentationAndroid based
Top SpeedDon't know yet
AccelerationGoal: Red-light-racer :)
RangeDon't know yet
Watt Hours/MileDon't know yet
Seating Capacity1 adult and 1 child
Curb Weight550 Pounds (249 Kilograms)
Conversion Time~1 month (so far)
Conversion Cost~$3500 (so far)
111117 - Old fossil engine finally removed
120918 - Tractionpack and motor built and tested for some
time. Problems with both BMS and charger slowed down
progress. But still on the track.

code by jerry