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OwnerSandy Mann
LocationLas Vegas, Nevada United States map
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Vehicle1971 Datsun 240z
MotorCurtis AC-50 3-Phase AC
DrivetrainOriginal 4 speed manual transmission with clutch
ControllerCurtis 1238-7601
72-108v 550a
Batteries36 Voltronix 160ah, 3.20 Volt, Lithium Iron Phosphate
160ah, 12.35lbs
System Voltage118 Volts
Charger Thunderstruck CH4100-14415
Programmable CAN Bus 120/240vac
up to 144vdc 24A
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 Speed85 MPH (136 KPH)
AccelerationAs good as the original gas engine.
Range40 Miles (64 Kilometers)
EV Miles
Start:86,448 Miles (139,094 Kilometers)
Current:88,882 Miles (143,011 Kilometers)
Total:2,434 Miles (3,916 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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