OwnerTravis Shorten
LocationStanwood, Washington United States map
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Vehicle1980 Ford Fiesta
This is a refresh and update to the vehicle
the below album:
MotorAdvanced DC 203-06-4001 Series Wound DC
Small spinny thing that makes torque
Controller Modified Spark EV
Took a spark EV inverter and configured for
Batteries60 other Samsung/LG cells from Fiat 500e, 120.00 Volt, Lithium-Polymer
System Voltage120 Volts
Charger TSM2500
Thunderstruck Dilithium TSM2500 with EVCC.
Integrated into the BMS for top limit.
DC/DC Converter None
3S lithium 64Ahr pack that charges off 12.6V
lithium wallwort when the J1772 is
InstrumentationBluetooth OBD2 and Torue app on a tablet
Top Speed70 MPH (112 KPH)
Range60 Miles (96 Kilometers)
Watt Hours/Mile260 Wh/Mile
EV Miles
Start:102,000 Miles (164,118 Kilometers)
Current:104,000 Miles (167,336 Kilometers)
Total:2,000 Miles (3,218 Kilometers)
    As of 5/11/2022
Seating CapacityTwo
Curb Weight1,500 Pounds (681 Kilograms)
100 pound motor and 240 pounds of lithium.
the same weight of a stock setup.
Conversion TimeAbout 80 hours total over 8 months.
Conversion Cost$7000
Additional FeaturesOrion BMS (original) using cell loop to turn off the TSM2500
Thunderstruck EVCC controls the J1772 and charger for max
current and
pack voltage.
Motor is coupled to the trans with no clutch. 2nd gear pulls
good to
about 45mph, then I rev match to 3rd gear.

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