OwnerMarcos
Owner's Other EVs2007 Miles EV ZX40
2005 Chevrolet Aveo
2010 E-CAR
LocationSt. Louis, Missouri US map
Vehicle1995 Chevrolet Corsica
Older car, but pretty good shape.
MotorAdvanced DC Unknown Series Wound DC
Good motor for the car 14HP Cont. Motor is 7 inches in dia and 14 inches long.
DrivetrainAutomatic
ControllerAlltrax 7245
Alltrax AXE Model 7245, 450 Amps. 72 volts.
Batteries6 Duralast Deep Cycle, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
Expensive Battery, but it's worth the price.
System Voltage72 Volts
ChargerSchumacher
Schumacher 72V charger.
Heaternone yet.
DC/DC Converter None
Decided to use 2 - 12V batteries to hold the 12V system for the car.
InstrumentationCustom made dashboard to incorporate Charging system and system engaged. pretty cool looking.
Top Speed55 MPH (88 KPH)
Depending on the terrain
Accelerationnot very good right now, but I am still improving, 0-60 in about 20 seconds
Range20 Miles (32 Kilometers)
with new batteries installed, I only have one bank of 6 batteries right now... I am going to be adding 6 more batteries in the trunk for a total of 12 batteries, 72V - 250 ah.
Watt Hours/Mile28000 Wh/Mile
EV Miles
Start:96,450 Miles (155,188 Kilometers)
Current:98,255 Miles (158,092 Kilometers)
Total:1,805 Miles (2,904 Kilometers)
 
    As of 5/11/2009
Seating Capacity4 People, including the driver.
Curb Weight3,500 Pounds (1,590 Kilograms)
engine, fuel system, almost everything taken out, whole car was re-wired from ground up.
Tires14 - Factory Tires
Conversion Time11 Months.
Conversion Cost$2500
Additional Featureswill remove dash and add a usb 7" monitor to control some car functions, including meters, GPS, life expectancy, CEL, etc.

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