|Location||Portland, Oregon US map|
|Vehicle||1985 Mazda RX-7 GSL-SE |
(previous owner pictured)
|Motor||Advanced DC 203-06-4001 Series Wound DC|
Dual 8" motors(coupled end-to-end)
|Drivetrain||Gear Vendors 0.76:1 overdrive (no |
|Controller||DC Power Systems DCP-1200 Raptor|
Dual Raptors in a Master-Slave
configuration for the dual motors.
|Batteries||13 Optima D31T, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM|
75Ah (pictures show previous battery pack)
|System Voltage||156 Volts|
|Charger||Zivan NG-3 (onboard convenience charger)|
|Heater||Ceramic core electric, sure puts out a lot |
of heat, but draws a lot of power too.
|DC/DC Converter||Todd PC-30|
30 Amp -- pretty minimal -- with small
|Instrumentation||E-meter and dual motor Amp meters|
|Top Speed||105 MPH (168 KPH)|
limited by gear ratio - still pulls nicely
passing a 100 mph...
(by previous owner)
|Acceleration||0 to 60 MPH in 5.9 seconds|
(by previous owner)
|Range||15 Miles (24 Kilometers)|
Batteries seem to be fading. Gets me to
work and back, 7 miles each way, charging
Previous owner said 38 miles at 60 mph
|Watt Hours/Mile||500 Wh/Mile |
Ranges from 425-575 Whr/mi, during mixed
local/highway 7-mile commute. No worries
about going 65mph on the highway.
|Seating Capacity||2 adults|
|Curb Weight||3,105 Pounds (1,411 Kilograms)|
|Tires||Now running 195/60R14 Dunlop Direzza, |
great for autocross, not so much for
Previously used 205/60R14 BFG for
street, 225/45 BFG Drag
Radials for the strip
|Conversion Time||Previous owner said: about 1100 hours - |
it's never really done!
And he was right!
|Conversion Cost||Previous owner stopped counting after |
|Additional Features||It was built with safety in mind|
* Kilovac EV500 main contactor on battery +
* Albright SW200 contactor for each motor -
* Four Heinemann circuit breakers that can be triped
with a pull-cable by the driver.
* First Alert impact switch which disables motor power
in a collision.
* Big red panic button on console that, when pushed
disables the motor power.
* Now with power brakes!
|Still in the middle of the pack at autocross! Converting to |
lithium and losing 500 pounds of lead, someday, will make a