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OwnerStephen Donaldson
Owner's Other EV2007 Flybo XDV-4030
LocationTrenton, Michigan United States map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle2007 Flybo Quiet 4030
48 Volt Fully Enclosed 4 passenger vehicle
Motor 48 Volt - 4KW stamped on unit Series Wound DC
see site for picture of motor:

DrivetrainDirect Drive Motor. IFS / Solid Axle Rear
ControllerCurtis 1204
48 Volt 225 Amp
Batteries8 ?, 6.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
System Voltage48 Volts
Charger Unknown
HeaterNot Yet
DC/DC Converter Unknown
(it does use one though)
InstrumentationE-F meter, Speedometer w/ intelligence and AMP meter (0-400a)
Top Speed32 MPH (51 KPH)
Fully charged pack 32 MPH - after 4 miles 25 MPH.
AccelerationSwapped out original wiring (6 gauge) for 1/0 welding cable. Acceleration doubled. Acceptable performance for now.
Range50 Miles (80 Kilometers)
(rated) Have not pushed it past 15 or so miles yet without recharge
Watt Hours/Mile75 Amps at 30 mph draw, 220 Amps at full throttle.
EV Miles
Start:12 Miles (19 Kilometers)
Current:300 Miles (482 Kilometers)
Total:288 Miles (463 Kilometers)
    As of 6/22/2008
Seating Capacity4 (2 adults in front - 2 small kids in back)
Curb Weight1,500 Pounds (681 Kilograms)
Tires145/70R 12"

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