Rear BatteriesFront Batteries
OwnerSandy Mann
LocationLas Vegas, Nevada US map
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Vehicle1971 Datsun 240z
MotorNetgain Impulse 9 Series Wound DC
DrivetrainOriginal 4 speed manual transmission with clutch
ControllerCurtis 1231C-8601
96-144v 500a
Batteries15 US Battery 8VGC XC, 8.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
170ah @ 20 hour rate 64.5lbs
System Voltage120 Volts
ChargerZivan NG3
115vac 24A
120vdc 13A
HeaterCeramic 120V 1500W
DC/DC ConverterElcon TDC 96-12EGC
12 Volt 30 amp 400 watt
InstrumentationFactory Speedometer & Tach
Added a Westach State of Charge and 50mv 400 Amp meter
Top Speed65 MPH (104 KPH)
Accelerationcould be better
Range35 Miles (56 Kilometers)
EV Miles
Start:86,448 Miles (139,094 Kilometers)
Current:87,293 Miles (140,454 Kilometers)
Total:845 Miles (1,359 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity2 adults
Curb Weight3,100 Pounds (1,409 Kilograms)
TiresMichelin Premier A/S 195/65R15
Conversion TimeAbout 2 years of weekends
About April 15th 2015 I upgraded the controller from a Curtis 1221C to the 1231C-8601. This has improved the acceleration. I'm now working on a CAN controlled charger.
12/28/16 lead-acid batteries are about to die, working on replacing them with a 22kwh lithium pack.

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