OwnerClif
LocationEaton, Ohio US map
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Vehicle1980 Dodge Omni 024/ Horizon TC3
Dodge Omni 024 glider converted originally by Jet Industries of Texas. This was never a gas powered vehicle.
MotorGeneral Electric Series Wound DC
Drivetrain4 speed manual transmission
ControllerCurtis 1221B
Batteries20, 6.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
System Voltage120 Volts
ChargerLester 9868
230 volt. Charges the 120 volt pack and the 12 volt accessory battery at the same time.
HeaterRemoved gasoline heater and added 120 volt ceramic heater core.
DC/DC Converter
None currently.
InstrumentationAmmeter and State of Charge meter.
Top Speed65 MPH (104 KPH)
Takes a while to get there.
AccelerationSlow.
Range40 Miles (64 Kilometers)
I have gone 36 miles and it still showed 50% charge.
EV Miles
Start:5,960 Miles (9,589 Kilometers)
Current:11,514 Miles (18,526 Kilometers)
Total:5,554 Miles (8,936 Kilometers)
 
    As of 8/27/2014
Seating CapacityTwo adults and two children.
Conversion TimeI didn't keep track.
Conversion CostI didn't keep track.
The car had not been operational for many years when I bought it. I replaced the EV-1 controller with a Curtis 1221B. I rewired all of the EV wiring. I used 2/0 welding cable for all the battery cables. I added a precharge resistor (light bulb), circuit breaker, and fuses. I installed new carpet.

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