Under the HoodRear Battery PackTrunk and Charger
OwnerCharlie Panek
LocationBothell, Washington US map
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Vehicle1981 Mercury Lynx
(Jet Industries Electrica)
MotorPrestolite MTC 4001 Series Wound DC
DrivetrainOriginal 4 speed transmission with clutch
ControllerAuburn Scientific PC600-144 Kodiak
Batteries16 Trojan T-125, 6.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
System Voltage96 Volts
ChargerLester
a) Lester 240 volt Ferro-Resonant (off-board)
b) On-board: homemade triac.
HeaterCeramic Element 1 kw 96 VDC
Instrumentationa) original Anderson "fuel gauge"
b) 500 Amp ammeter
c) Digital Voltmeter
Top Speed62 MPH (99 KPH)
Range35 Miles (56 Kilometers)
under "real" conditions
EV Miles
Current:40 Miles (64 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity4 adults
Curb Weight2,980 Pounds (1,354 Kilograms)
TiresMichelin MX4 185/70R13
Additional FeaturesPower Brakes
Jet Electrica, originally converted in 1982 by Jet Industries (now defunct). The controller and heater have been upgraded. This car now has almost 40,000 all-electric miles on it (26,000 miles by the current owner). It is used as a daily commuter.

(The batteries and controller have been upgraded since the pictures were taken.)

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