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 so that the
transmission doesn't blow up.
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:62,000 Miles (99,758 Kilometers)
Total:3,472 Miles (5,586 Kilometers)
    As of 1/31/2013
Seating Capacity4 adults
TiresNothing Special
Conversion TimeAbout 200hr
Conversion CostBroken Solectria: 2500
New motor + Controller: 2500
New gearbox: 2000
New Batteries: 6500
Colorado Rebate: -6000

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