OwnerBryan Banke (German Brown Studio)
LocationLas Vegas, Nevada United States map
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Vehicle1993 Mazda RX-7
MotorSiemens 1PV5133 WS1 3-Phase AC
water cooled 3 phase
Drivetrain5 speed manual - no clutch - jaw coupler with snap wrap spider
ControllerSiemens Simovert 6SV
100 kW, AC inverter, water cooled
Batteries28, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM
System Voltage336 Volts
ChargerZivan NG3
Heateroriginal OEM - Siemens water cooled system
DC/DC ConverterSiemens
integrated in Siemens Simovert
Instrumentationa) fully programmable computer interface with selectable instruments b) E-meter c) analog ammeter
Top Speed100 MPH (160 KPH)
3rd gear
Range30 Miles (48 Kilometers)
30+ with heavy foot, estimated 95 miles
Seating Capacity2 adults
TiresOriginal 16" X 8" Pirelli 44 psi. Slimming down to 5" wide LRR; tread
Conversion Time90 days
Conversion Cost$15,000
Very smooth conversion. Actual work hours: 240 Actual wait for parts hours: 2,040 Simulations estimate 95 mile capacity at 55 mph but the car doesn't want to drive conservatively. Driver has lead foot. Extremely nice acceleration - not yet timed. Beautiful linear torque curve -(straight as an arrow), smooth as glass. Motor, Inverter and Bosch potentiometer distributed by Metric Mind Engineering www.metricmind.com Very competent, knowledgeable people. Always timely and helpful. All other parts from TS Motors (Innevations). Batteries from Standard Battery of Las Vegas. Will do conversion with this system for others upon request.

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