OwnerMike H
Owner's Other EV1993 Kawasaki ZX11
LocationFront Royal, Virginia US map
Vehicle1981 Mercury Lynx
This is not a conversion. It was built as an electric vehicle by Jet Industries of Austin, TX. It was purchaseed from Ford without internal combustion components.
MotorPrestolite MTC-4001 Series Wound DC
Drivetrain4 speed manual
ControllerCurtis 1221B
Batteries16, 6.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
Duracell SLIGC115 Ultra High Capacity
System Voltage96 Volts
Charger
Jet 96/12V
HeaterWarm clothes
InstrumentationFactory installed volt and amp meter.
Top Speed52 MPH (83 KPH)
Took a while to get there.
AccelerationWhat acceleration lol
Range45 Miles (72 Kilometers)
From research. I've personally driven it 20 miles straight with S.O.C. being approx. 60% after I was through.
EV Miles
Start:12,927 Miles (20,799 Kilometers)
Current:13,000 Miles (20,917 Kilometers)
Total:73 Miles (117 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity4
Curb Weight3,000 Pounds (1,363 Kilograms)
So far, I have removed approx. 85lbs from the car with the removal of the AC and heat. Conversion to lithium will result in approx. 808 lbs being removed from the car.
Tires185/70-13
Conversion TimeApprox. 2 weekends to do upgrades.

New batteries
New 1/0 cable
Heatsink for controller
Removed heater and ac
Conversion Cost$2500 for new batteries, 1/0 cable and connectors.
I removed the gas heater and ac systems and related components to reduce weight and because they were inop.

I installed 16 new drive batteries and a new 12 volt battery in Sep 2016. Also added a dc to dc converter. This car drives and functions very well but is slow at 96 volts.

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