|Location||Concord, California US map|
|Vehicle||1988 Toyota MR2 |
Vehicle Owner is Douglas Coleman
Builder is Nate Schweller
|Motor||Advanced DC FB-4001 Series Wound DC|
|Drivetrain||Rear wheel drive 5-speed manual, clutchless. Originally |
Automatic, converted to manual
|Batteries||20 US Battery 2200XC, 6.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded|
2 mounted behind front bumper, 7 in front trunk area, 2 in
'transmission' tunnel, 9 above motor in rear engine
|System Voltage||120 Volts|
|Charger||Manzanita Micro PFC-30|
Ability to charge at any voltage from 110 to 220.
|Heater||1500W Ceramic, mounted in original heater core location|
|DC/DC Converter||Iota DLS-30|
|Instrumentation||Link 10 with ammeter measuring battery Amps, |
Speedometer, Tachometer, Ammeter to measure motor
Amps, mounted in pillar pod.
|Top Speed||70 MPH (112 KPH)|
Cruises on the freeway without any issue
|Acceleration||Good. I never drove the ICE version so I really can't compare.|
|Range||Still testing. Longest drive so far is 23 miles: 16 freeway |
miles and 7 city miles the pack was only 5% discharged.
|Watt Hours/Mile||TBD, haven't driven it enough to get accurate measurement|
|Seating Capacity||2 Adults|
Haven't weighed it yet
|Conversion Time||Roughly 150 hours, not including research and trips to the |
|Conversion Cost||Unknown. The owner had already purchased most of the |
|Additional Features||Upgraded springs, Avcon adapter for use with public charging stations, LED tail lights, |
inertia kill switch, vacuum pump and reservoir for power brakes.
|I'm interested in performing another conversion. Feel free to contact me if you are |
looking for someone to convert a car for you.