OwnerDave Cover
LocationCanton, Connecticut United States map
Vehicle1987 Porsche 944
MotorWarfield Warp 11 HV Series Wound DC
Very low miles on motor. Never over-volted
or over-sped.
DrivetrainOriginal 5 speed manual transaxle with
limited slip
ControllerCafe Electric Z1k EHV
Updated By Cafe Electric a few years ago,
still configured for pot box but I have a
inductive pedal to go with it.
Batteries237 Saft bb600, 1.20 Volt, Nickel-Cadmium, Flooded
System Voltage284 Volts
ChargerManzanita Micro PFC-30
Can charge off 120 or 240.
HeaterNone yet
DC/DC ConverterVicor
Vicor PFC power supply. 15 volt. 32 amp.
InstrumentationMotor side ammeter. Voltmeter on pack.
Emeter wired but not hooked up. I can also
connect a PC to the Zilla for real time
monitoring and data aquisition.
Top Speed112 MPH (180 KPH)
Timed land speed races at Loring Air Force
Base, Limestone Maine.
AccelerationPretty good. Fun vehicle for autocross.
Range25 Miles (40 Kilometers)
Not really sure, but this is the farthest
I've driven so far.
Seating Capacity2 adults, and some luggage.
Curb Weight3,000 Pounds (1,363 Kilograms)
I have added adjustable Koni coilover shock
in the rear, where the battery pack is.
Conversion TimeToo long.
Conversion CostToo much.

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