|Owner's Other EV||2005 Suzuki DRZ 400 SM|
|Location||Quebec, Quebec Canada map|
|Vehicle||2005 Smart Fortwo|
|Motor||Netgain Impulse 9 Series Wound DC|
After an accident that destroyed my 11''
forklift motor, I buy an Impulse 9.
|Drivetrain||Impulse 9 coupled with 02A Volkswagen |
transmission. Clutchless design.
|Controller||Evnetics Soliton 1|
Big, heavy, but so powerful with air
cooled only (can be water cooled) and
greatly programmable. 1000A.
|Batteries||48 chevy Volt, 3.75 Volt, Lithium-Ion|
2015 update: New LG chem battery pack from a
2012 chevy Volt.
180v nominal and 90Ah
Retired: Headway 48S 8P, 154v nominal and 80Ah
(12.3 Kwh), 300 lbs including battery box.
|System Voltage||180 Volts|
Coupled with MiniBMS Centralized for per
|Heater||1500w ceramic heater|
Produced between 1500w to 2500w of heat at 180v
|DC/DC Converter||Meanwell SP-320-13.5|
|Instrumentation||EV display from Mini BMS.|
Simple, cheap and awesome!
|Top Speed||102 MPH (164 KPH)|
Over 100 mph... Tested!
|Acceleration||0-37 mph around 2,5 sec. in second gear|
0-60 mph around 7 sec. using only third gear
|Range||60 Miles (96 Kilometers)|
Well, between 50-80 miles
Old battery pack: between 40-60 miles.
|Watt Hours/Mile||225 Wh/Mile |
I record as good than 150 wh/miles at 35
mph and 225 wh/miles at 60 mph.
But I also record as bad than 260 wh/miles
at 35 mph and 350 wh/miles at 60 mph
|Seating Capacity||2 adults|
|Curb Weight||1,900 Pounds (863 Kilograms)|
Probably more around 2000 lbs with the Volt
|Conversion Time||One year... part time.|
|Conversion Cost||14500$ CAD including car... if you don't |
count motor destruction, charger problem,
etc... ; )
Add 2K$ for the Volt battery and new battery
|Additional Features||Full details here:|
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Final product video:
Video of winter fun: