|Location||Castro Valley, California US map|
|Vehicle||1986 Toyota MR2 |
A zero emissions electric vehicle
energized from solar panels.
|Motor||Advanced DC FB 4001a Series Wound DC|
750 amp max.
|Batteries||45 CALB/Skyenergy 180ah, 3.40 Volt, Lithium Iron Phosphate|
|System Voltage||144 Volts|
|Charger||Manzanita Micro PFC30M|
EV Display 2
6 Cellog8 battery monitoring
stock tachometer driven by speed sensor
on aux shaft.
check engine light connected to motor
|Top Speed||85 MPH (136 KPH)|
got up to 85mph on freeway flat ground.
Amperage draw 300 amps.
|Acceleration||Tires are slipping.|
|Range||82 Miles (131 Kilometers)|
Tested 82 miles and drained the LiFePO4
cells from 3.4 to 3.14.
|Watt Hours/Mile||331 Wh/Mile |
Used a Kill-a-watt meter and measured
15.24 kwh to replenish the energy used to
drive 46 miles at freeways speeds.
|Seating Capacity||2 adults|
|Curb Weight||2,725 Pounds (1,238 Kilograms)|
2365 lbs before conversion.
2725 lbs after conversion.
|Tires||Came with the car filled to 40 psi|
|Conversion Time||7/1/08 just starting and taking my |
4/10/09 got motor and transmission
6/18/11 on the local roads!!!!
7/4/11 ready for CA bar referee!
8/8/11 Registered as electric with DMV.
|Conversion Cost||About 25k not counting tools and redo's |
|Additional Features||Car will be charged for free off my solar panels.|
|Despite cursing and swearing in the garage when things |
didn't go well. I enjoyed the conversion process and am am
loving the drive of an EV.