Front battery & controls boxPakTrakr display
OwnerBrad Bowler
LocationKent, Washington United States map
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Vehicle1988 Suzuki Samurai
MotorHi Torque Electric Warp 9 times 2 Series Wound DC
Drivetrain4 wheel drive
ControllerCafe Electric Z1K-HV times 2
HEPI pedal
Radiator from EV-Source
Batteries450 Headway 08AH 38120 P Cell 75S6P, 3.20 Volt, Lithium Iron Phosphate
Daul motors and dual Zilla's. Motors are direct connected to the front and rear differentials.
System Voltage240 Volts
ChargerManzanita Micro PFC-30
Rudman MK2d regulators
HeaterNot yet.
DC/DC ConverterIota 35 DLS
Top Speed120 MPH (193 KPH)
Range40 Miles (64 Kilometers)
Watt Hours/Mile425 Wh/Mile
EV Miles
Start:71,220 Miles (114,592 Kilometers)
Current:77,443 Miles (124,605 Kilometers)
Total:6,223 Miles (10,012 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity2 adults
Curb Weight2,250 Pounds (1,022 Kilograms)
Tires245R50 16 Radials
Conversion TimeOrdered parts in January.
Removed ICE in April '08.
EV build single motor May '08 through August '08.
Dual motor upgrade in process...
Conversion Cost$20K and spending...
Additional FeaturesI'm using Katz battery heaters, and they are working well. The rear battery box is right behind the seats and does a good job of keeping the insides comfortably warm during the winter (avg 43 degrees,and wet)

Jim Husted added variable timing and adapted the back shaft for the timing sensor on the motors.

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