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OwnerJohn Metric
Owner's Other EVs2002 Mazda Miata
Panic in Detroit
LocationLake Jackson, Texas United States map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle1984 Pontiac Fiero
EV Conversion -
See youtube channel: dcplasmaracing
Facebook: John Metric - more dcplasma build photos and videos

MotorNetgain Transwarp 9 and Warp 9 Series Wound DC
Homemade motor mounts position the motors mid-engine where
fuel tank used to be.
DrivetrainTranswarp 9 coupled to Warp 9
Lincoln Mark VIII IRS
Gear Vendors 475B 1:1 and 1:0.78 2 speed
Ford 8.8" Spool 3.08 rear end
Yes, in a Fiero. See Powerof DC website for Slalom course video
ControllerCafe Electric Zilla Z2+2K-EHV
The best, 2000 Amp 375V rating times two.
We have two zillas in there to hold maximum motor voltage down
the entire track.
Batteries90 A123 Systems A123/Enerland PQ-4400-XF2-6S, 22.20 Volt, Lithium-Polymer
Three 7P30S for a total of 7P90S.
862 Battery HP from 175lbs of battery.
System Voltage333 Volts
ChargerBrusa NLG05
Lite version, does 3.1 amps at 375V. Nice extension cord rated
model. I have had no problems with it. Very sturdy.
Backup Manzanita PFC30
HeaterIt's Houston, I have solar heating.
Instrumentation2 instances of ZillaView and a netbook screen at same time. See
facebook photos for what that looks like.
Top Speed155 MPH (249 KPH)
Best Trap so far 155 MPH at the Texas Mile. We were still accelerating at 180Volts on the motors, we have run up to 200V before.
Acceleration60 ft time 1.55 secs
2.3 0-60 by WallaceCalculators.com
6.30 1/8th mile
9.898 1/4 mile
14 sec 0-100-0
33seconds to one mile.
Range24 Miles (38 Kilometers)
LiPo's are finicky on top end and bottom, I do not plan on straying
too far from home. Effectively I will stay at about 80% of this to
stay away from strandings.
Watt Hours/Mile355 Wh/Mile
Haven't really got a lot of data on this as this is a purpose built
drag racer.
EV Miles
Start:88,000 Miles (141,592 Kilometers)
Current:88,250 Miles (141,994 Kilometers)
Total:250 Miles (402 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity2 adults
Curb Weight2,556 Pounds (1,161 Kilograms)
Weighed on nice set of Intercomp scales.
I have nearly every original interior item for the car for shows.
195/50R16 GY Eagle
225/60R/16 Eagle GT or
255/50R16 BFG drag radials
26.6" x 9" X 16" 44psi
255/50R16 BFG Drag Radials on Track
26.1" X 10" X 16" 12psi

Conversion TimeAlmost three years.
Conversion CostUh, yeah, ouch.
Additional FeaturesOriginal specs: Three packs weigh 155 lbs including BMS.
Each box is about 13" x 11" x 9". all three plus BMS, fuses, and charger fit in rear trunk(21.1
litres). Room for three more packs.
6 X 4.4Ah = 26.4Ah 45/90C
333V Nominal 375V Pk effective race at 350-360V
26.4Ah X 333V = 8.8kWh
250V X 2400A = 600kW pk (800batHP peak)

Best run to date:
60ft 1.551
660ft 6.3(also hold World Record for MC/A2 class)
660mph 112mph
1320ft 9.898 (also held World Record for MC/A2 class)
1320mph 134.4 mph (also held World Record for MC/A2 class)
2640ft 134.5mph
5820ft 155mph (fastest standing one mile heard of for conversion)
Weight figures include BMS, box, cables, batteries
Volume is to outside of battery box, includes air gaps, bms boards
Specific Data - Actual
4.97 HP/lb peak power
2.64 HP/lb continuous rating

8.15 kw/kg peak power
23.7 kw/liter peak power

0.34 KWH/liter
0.12 KW/Kg

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