Under HoodJ-1772 charger portUnder TrunkInstrument cluster
OwnerPat Mackey
LocationSan Francisco, California United States map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle1992 Mazda Miata
you might have seen these around...these are the
ones with the pop-up
MotorWarfield 9 Series Wound DC
Drivetrainfront engine, rear wheel drive, 5 speed manual,
4 wheel disc
ControllerCafe Electric Zilla 1K
Batteries48 CALB/Skyenergy 100ah, 3.40 Volt, Lithium Iron Phosphate
Upgraded from Optimas after 5 years as a daily
System Voltage160 Volts
ChargerZivan NG-3
Using MiniBMS
DC/DC ConverterIota 45 Watt
InstrumentationWestberg ammeter, % Charge, Controller
Top Speed93 MPH (149 KPH)
Haven't had it much over 70, but there is plenty
of power. EV Calculator
shows 93 as the top end.
AccelerationSmokes the tires in 2nd gear. Quicker than when
she was a gas burner.
Range45 Miles (72 Kilometers)
Gets 40-50 miles per charge depending on driving
style and the number of stop signs.
Seating Capacity2 adults
Curb Weight2,900 Pounds (1,318 Kilograms)
1460 front, 1220 rear
Tirestoo sticky low profile tires pumped up to 55psi
Conversion TimeAbout 60 days spread over a 14 months
Conversion Cost$13,569.08 including the donor for lead
add ~$7,000 for the lithium upgrade.
Additional FeaturesAluminum flywheel and 6 puck competition clutch.
See my build blog on WebPage
For plans see WebPage

code by jerry