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Ownerdan athanasiu
LocationBucuresti, Bucuresti Romania map
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Vehicle1980 TV D12 4x4
Motor UMEB Series Wound DC
13", 5kW at 1350 rpm, 80 V
Drivetraindirect drive, only rear wheels, final drive
ratio is 5.15:1
archaic "mechanical" in oil bath
Batteries7 110 Ah 800 S EN, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Gel
Start Energia S.R.L.
System Voltage84 Volts
220V AC to 12V - 48V DC, selenium type
Heaternot yet
Instrumentationammeter, voltmeter
Top Speed20 MPH (32 KPH)
Accelerationsame like original 75HP, ICE
Range20 Miles (32 Kilometers)
Watt Hours/Mile500 Wh/Mile
more or less
Seating Capacity4 adults
Curb Weight4,500 Pounds (2,045 Kilograms)
Conversion Time100 hours in few years
Conversion Costo.oo (almost)
Additional FeaturesExcept the batteries, it is possible to made/convert a vehicle from
scrap, with almost no money.
The van (TV Rocar), motor (UMEB), batteries (Start Energia) are made
in my home town, Bucharest.
Performance of my vehicle is really poor (5kW at 2 tonnes), but ...
"Eppur si muove!"
Thanks to my friends Iulian, Fari, Florin, Dorian and to my sons, for
help and support. has inspired me from 20 years!

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