1963 Rambler American 440All parts must go
OwnerRobert Lange
Owner's Other EVsElectric Motorcycle
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LocationKelseyville, California US map
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Vehicle1963 Rambler 440
1963 Rambler 440, 11.25 GE, Ford 9" rear, Mustang rack steering,
MotorGeneral Electric 11.25 dia. 48Volt Series Wound DC
Old forklift motor, epoxyed, balanced for high speed use.
DrivetrainMotor hooked direct to rearend,
3.50 gears, 1 u-joint, ladderbar rear suspension
Controller Homemade
1200 amp. Cont. built from 125K.UPS unit mosfets and cooling fins. homemade driverboard.
Batteries10, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM
Used batteries from recycled 125K. UPS unit from silicon graphics in SJ.
System Voltage120 Volts
Charger Homemade
Variac 18A. max...Adj. from 10V. - 180V.
DC/DC Converter Vicor
200watt.
Top Speed100 MPH (160 KPH)
Yet to be seen.
AccelerationHoping for 90mph 1/8 mile times in the 8s.
Range15 Miles (24 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity2 adults
Curb Weight2,300 Pounds (1,045 Kilograms)
Conversion Time3 months
Conversion Cost$5000.00 approx.
Additional FeaturesHope to beat a Telsa's 0 - 60 times

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