stripped and before paint
OwnerSimeon Hunter
LocationKingston, Ontario Canada map
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VehicleJohn Deere 755
donated tractor, and project funding, from Hatch Engineering
MotorD&D Motor Systems, Inc. ES-31F-16 Series Wound DC
this was designed by D&D to match the diesel engine that
was replaced. it has a rating of 27hp, 45Nm and a max RPM
of 3448.
Drivetrainoriginal hydrostatic pump - operates all four drive wheels
and all hydraulics
ControllerCurtis 1231C-86
Batteries10 TransCanada DC31-280, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM
rated at 130 Ah
System Voltage120 Volts
ChargerBrusa NLG511
3.3 kW - 240 VAC input, programmable
Heaterthe warmth of your soul that can only come from victory.
DC/DC ConverterVicor DC/DC
InstrumentationeVision DAQ with an Acumen DataBridge serial logger
Top Speed30 MPH (48 KPH)
approximate
Accelerationwe'd challenge the White Zombie if we had a better top
speed.
Range20 Miles (32 Kilometers)
approximate, assuming 90 minutes of runtime, at 20mph
Seating Capacitytechnically, one. hypothetically, infinite.
Curb Weight2,300 Pounds (1,045 Kilograms)
Tirespimpin'
Conversion Time8 months; university project.
Conversion Cost~$13000
Additional Featurescarbon fibre hood, LED floodlamps and flashers, PC powersupply fans to cool battery
bank and hydrostatic fluid radiator, PTO seat killswitch, Heinnenman 250 amp circuit
breaker, automatic break of ignition solenoid when tractor is plugged in (via
microswitch and relay).
website soon to come, and reports and data posted.

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