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OwnerAldo Grech
LocationUltimo, New South Wales Australia map
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Vehicle1974 Citroen DS Pallas EFI
1974 Citroen DS Pallas Electronique
converter to an EV over 18 months. Kept
MotorHPEVS AC 31 3-Phase AC
Drivetrain5 speed manual
ControllerCurtis 1238-6501
Batteries360 A123 Systems AMP20M1HD-A, 3.20 Volt, Lithium Iron Phosphate
Unique battery assembly utilising the Joey
Modular A123 System.

System Voltage96 Volts
Charger TC Charger
2.0KW HF/PFC Charger with CAN option
TCCH-H96-18 ~ Max130 V Max18A
Heater2 x 12v hairdryers placed instead of the
small radiator in the ventilation system.
DC/DC Converter
2 x 12x300w Units.
24v drive the Citroen Hydropneumatic system
and 12 v drives the car electrics.
Top SpeedTarget: 120kph
RangeTarget: 120kms
Seating Capacity5
Curb Weight2,948 Pounds (1,340 Kilograms)
Conversion Timelapsed time = 18 months
actual project time = around 3 months
Conversion CostAbout USD22,000

Donor = $9500
Motor/Controller $2500
Controller harness $200
Metal for Battery housing $400
A123 20ah batteries $7200 (landed)
Joey's for batteries $1900
Mounting Plate $1000
Hall Effect Throttle $100 x 2
Controller Chill Plate $200
DC DC Convertor $700
DC Motor to power-up hydraulic Pump $400 +
Charger - $800
Ancillaries - $5,000

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