ThrottleLiFePO4 CALB battery packMotor, controller, contactor and fwd/rev
OwnerBill Bates
Owner's Other EV1997 Solectria Force
LocationPortland, Oregon US map
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Vehicle2001 Gizmo Nevco Gizmo
MotorD&D Motor Systems, Inc. ES 15-6 Series Wound DC
DrivetrainSingle speed chain drive
ControllerAlltrax SPM 72400
Batteries36, 3.25 Volt, Lithium Iron Phosphate
36 cells in a 2p18s pack
System Voltage57 Volts
ChargerZivan NG-1
HeaterNone
DC/DC ConverterITC Wide Range Series 20
20-65 volt input
InstrumentationOne non-functioning analog ammeter
One Cycle Analyst.
Top Speed45 MPH (72 KPH)
Range26 Miles (41 Kilometers)
Known range of 26 miles.
Watt Hours/Mile209 Wh/Mile
Seating Capacity1 adult
Tires145/70 R12
June 29th 2012
Battery upgrade
I have removed the eight new 6v golf cart batteries
and installed thirty-six CALB 100Ah cells as a 2p18s
battery. CALB cell price was $122.00ea

June 16th 2013
Battery upgrade from last year required further drive system upgrades due to using a higher voltage.

Upgrades this year were to the motor, controller, main contactor and fwd/rev switch.

Motor Stock Advanced DC A00-4009. NEW D&D ES 15-6
Controller Stock Curtis 1205-209 New Alltax SPM 72400
Contactor Stock White Rodgers 586 New Kilovac LEV200
Fwd/rev Stock Manual switching New Electric shift with rotary switch and fwd/rev contactors.


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