while buildingmotor fixed to the gearbox
LocationBrandon, Burgundy France map
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Vehicle1989 Citroen AX
light car (640kg mini, 1050kg maxi, 5
seats and good aerodynamics (for 1989
that is)
powered with DD ES-10E-33 and alttrax
DCX500. Next try I'd rather choose a
Mars ME-1003...
MotorD&D Motor Systems, Inc. ES-10E-33 Shunt Wound DC
too bad I had the specs too late, the
efficiency isn't really good. The regen
doesn't compensate the efficiency.
Furthermore I don't know if a motor with
a field is really good in the end for
health ?
Next try I'd rather choose a Mars ME-
ControllerAlltrax DCX500
Batteries3 TAB EN 570A, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM
the brand is TAB.
I made the connection with smashed and
drilled copper pipes, how mean ! ^o^
System Voltage48 Volts
ChargerProtech protech 4815C
loads 1kWh each hour.
Top Speed45 MPH (72 KPH)
(only 4 gears . it doesn't go beyond 45 mph,
although the power isn't at its maximum)
Acceleration30mph in approximately 10seconds.
but i'd rather accelerate slowly
Range30 Miles (48 Kilometers)
I am in an hilly area.
theoritically, I have 8.6kWh.
But I drive these 30miles with 7.5kWh
Seating Capacity4 seats.
Curb Weight1,630 Pounds (740 Kilograms)
the "enlighted" AX weighs 1170 lbs, then
there is 90 lbs of motor and electronics,
and in the end... 370 lbs of batteries.
( 1 lb = 0.453 kg)
Conversion Time2 monthes (no job at that time)
Conversion Cost3000 Euros (3750 dollars), including
The car was free.
And it is including 750 Euros (1000$) just for
Freight and Custom Duties ... :S
So far, there is no way to make an EV-conversion road legal
in France !! (or the people I can reach are incompetent ?)

Also In France the only way to get an EV is to pay
20.000Euros (25.000 US dollars)

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