|Location||Queen Creek, Arizona US map|
|Vehicle||1930 Ford A |
Model A frame, boxed, front suicide
spring perch, split wishbone, Wilwood
front disks, 22 Ga. sheetmetal body,
marine plywood flooring, Autometer
gauges, Kirky Sprintcar seats, Corvair
steering box, Hand built Vee windshield,
Satin Green paint with Satin clear
Polyurethane top coat.
|Motor||US Motor 20 HP custom wound by Ivan's Motors-Tucson 3-Phase AC|
A US Motors 20 HP aluminum motor core.
Completely rewound for EV duties. 18 Ga
mag wire, 72 feet per phase, 12 strands
per phase-2 layers, 48 strand motor
leads, permanently Delta, basket weave,
48 slot stator skipping slots. Halls
effect RPM sensor and liquid cooling
|Drivetrain||AC50/650 amp controller, 130AH CALB cells, |
Direct drive (no transmission), electric
reversing by controller Ford 8.8 rear axle-
6.14 gears, hand-made everything.
|Batteries||36 CALB/Skyenergy 130AHA, 3.40 Volt, Lithium Iron Phosphate|
Last of the old batch out of the factory....
|System Voltage||122 Volts|
Black, set too low to fully charge my pack
by Elcon USA........
|DC/DC Converter||Meanwell 40amp|
A good product
|Instrumentation||Autometer cluster, Curtis 840, Digital |
cell voltmeter, digital pack temperature for
|Top Speed||75 MPH (120 KPH)|
Bumpy, nimble, fun.
|Acceleration||about V6 mustang,|
|Range||52 Miles (83 Kilometers)|
It pencils out to 65 theoretical miles.
|Watt Hours/Mile||11.5 KW @ 40mph|
|Seating Capacity||2 adults|
|Tires||7.00-15 Bias nylon|
|Conversion Time||1 year|
|Kids, dont do this at home! LOL|
This is my third EV. My first total, ground up build of a
This was a frame-up scratch build. It took a lifetime of
skills and knowledge to do.(and 7 years due to funding)
A conversion would be a great first car. DO not do a custom