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OwnerDoug Coleman
LocationConcord, California United States map
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Vehicle1988 Toyota MR2
Vehicle Owner is Douglas Coleman
Builder is Nate Schweller
MotorAdvanced DC FB-4001 Series Wound DC
dual shaft
DrivetrainRear wheel drive 5-speed manual, clutchless. Originally
Automatic, converted to manual
ControllerCurtis 1221
Batteries20 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 Voltage120 Volts
ChargerManzanita Micro PFC-30
Ability to charge at any voltage from 110 to 220.
Heater1500W Ceramic, mounted in original heater core location
DC/DC ConverterIota DLS-30
InstrumentationLink 10 with ammeter measuring battery Amps,
Speedometer, Tachometer, Ammeter to measure motor
Amps, mounted in pillar pod.
Top Speed70 MPH (112 KPH)
Cruises on the freeway without any issue
AccelerationGood. I never drove the ICE version so I really can't compare.
RangeStill testing. Longest drive so far is 23 miles: 16 freeway
miles and 7 city miles the pack was only 5% discharged.
Watt Hours/MileTBD, haven't driven it enough to get accurate measurement
Seating Capacity2 Adults
Curb Weight0
Haven't weighed it yet
Conversion TimeRoughly 150 hours, not including research and trips to the
hardware store.
Conversion CostUnknown. The owner had already purchased most of the
Additional FeaturesUpgraded 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.

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