OwnerAllen and Irene
LocationWaco, Texas United States map
Vehicle1993 Honda Civic
MotorAdvanced DC FB1-4001A Series Wound DC
DrivetrainOriginal 5 speed transmission
ControllerCurtis 1231-C7701
Batteries12 Trojan T-1275, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
The batteries weigh 82 lbs each. The battery pack weighs 984 lbs
System Voltage144 Volts
ChargerZivan NG3 144-15
DC/DC ConverterIota DLS-30
Instrumentation0 to 180 Volt DC meter and 0 to 500 Amp meter.
Top SpeedKeeps up with highway traffic.
AccelerationAs good or better than stock.
RangeEstimated range is around 30 miles usable range.
Seating Capacity4 adults
Curb Weight0
Unkown, but very heavy. The traction battery pack weighs 984 lbs.
Conversion TimeThree months, most of the time was spent waiting for parts.
Conversion Cost$17,000.00, includes the donor car and shipping from Utah where the car was converted to Waco, Texas.
Additional FeaturesAdded a single point battery watering system for the four batteries in the back of the trunk.

Two forty air conditioning, two open windows at 40 mph.
The car was converted to battery electric in Utah.

My employer installed an outlet and meter for me to charge my car at work. I reimburse them for the electricity used.

The car averages 5.1 cents per mile to operate.

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