Still in the GarageFirst Transmission Replacement
OwnerJoshua Orfield
LocationAlbuquerque, New Mexico United States map
Vehicle1996 Solectria Force
Purchased from Joel Chapman, who also has
this listed.
MotorAzure Dynamics/Solectria AC24 3-Phase AC
Original motor was replaced with a new-ish
AC24 (also planning on replacing that with
an AC24LS when I get a chance.
ControllerAzure Dynamics/Solectria DMOC445
Replaced the original UMOC 440 with a DMOC
which works with the AC24.
Batteries49 CALB/Skyenergy 100AH, 3.30 Volt, Lithium Iron Phosphate
25 under the hood, and 24 in the trunk.
System Voltage156 Volts
HeaterAzure electric heat
DC/DC ConverterVicor 750W 150V>13.2V
InstrumentationAmmeter, Speedometer, Voltmeter, MiniBMS
Top Speed80 MPH (128 KPH)
I've had it as high as 85 - 80 on
perfectly level ground. That's where the
controller starts limiting.
AccelerationIt accelerates... and it'll get up to
speed tomorrow...
Range45 Miles (72 Kilometers)
45 miles to 70% DoD
Watt Hours/Mile300 Wh/Mile
EV Miles
Start:58,528 Miles (94,171 Kilometers)
Current:78,432 Miles (126,197 Kilometers)
Total:19,904 Miles (32,025 Kilometers)
    As of 10/29/2020
Seating Capacity4 adults
Curb Weight0
Heavy, but lighter than when it carried a
literal ton of lead.
TiresNothing Special, but CHEAP
Conversion TimeAbout 200hr
Conversion CostBroken Solectria: 2500
New motor + Controller: 2500 (Upgraded to the
latest and greatest from the Solectria
bankruptcy sale)
New gearbox: 2000
New Batteries: 6500 - ouch
MiniBMS: $1100
Misc: $1000

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