2EL 2el2EL2EL
OwnerOeyvind Holst
Owner's Other EVs1998 Clio Electrique
2012 Nissan Leaf
LocationOslo, Oslo Norway map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle1984 Citroen 2CV
MotorD&D Motor Systems, Inc. ES15A 72V Series Wound DC
ControllerAlltrax AXE7245
Batteries26 CALB/Skyenergy CALB SE 120ah, 3.40 Volt, Lithium-Ion
System Voltage80 Volts
ChargerElcon 1300W
Complete BMS and matching charger
HeaterSiroco 80V 1300W electric heater
Plan to a Loaded 2000W diesel heater
DC/DC Converter Cina
72V to 12V 400W
InstrumentationBMS touch screen
Top Speed50 MPH (80 KPH)
AccelerationVery good, better than the petrol engine
Range45 Miles (72 Kilometers)
at 80% DoD in the somer
Watt Hours/Mile175 Wh/Mile
EV Miles
Start:29,300 Miles (47,143 Kilometers)
Current:36,500 Miles (58,728 Kilometers)
Total:7,200 Miles (11,584 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity4
Curb Weight1,410 Pounds (640 Kilograms)
Orginal 590kg
Conversion Time1 year
Conversion Cost8000$
2CV is undergoing modifications, I've found a little too much rust
on the frame so I need to
change the frame before I can start with the electric

Now the frame has been changed and I've finally got all the parts
I need. Starting to pass the
engine on the gear-box, and make the battery enclosure behind

Now all the electrical in the car are ready, and I have done two
test runs without problems.
Because the car has become heavier in front of all the batteries,
I must put on stiffer
suspension in front.

The car is complete and works perfectly, no problems after 200km
test run.
Must adjust Controller, trotel is too sensitive.

Now the job of getting the car register as Norwegian EV. There are
only 3 other converted
vehicles in Norway who have been registered. Norwegian authorities
will not register itself built

8/7-2010 I finally got 2CV street legal. It is the first electric
2CV in Norway that is street legal.
And I think it's the 3 or 4 converted car in Norway that is street

Now it's-15C in Oslo and it is cold to run 2EL.
I see that the batteries drop much in the cold. Dropping down to
2.7 V when it goes out 170A.
I have to make new battery boxes with insulation and heating, to
heat up the cells during the

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