1996 Corvette CoupeSiamese 9" Netgain Motors with PowerglidShortie PowerglideInstalling the drivetrainInterior
OwnerWayne Bickley
LocationSan Bernardino, California US map
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Vehicle1996 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe
Stock curb weight 3420

Now 3822
MotorNetgain Siamese 9" Series Wound DC
One Warp 9" One Transwarp 9"
DrivetrainPowerglide "shortie"
3.07 rear gears
ControllerCafe Electric Zilla 2K HV
310v 2000 amp

Batteries18 GBS GBS 200Ah, 13.80 Volt, Lithium Iron Phosphate
1200 Amps max

System Voltage244 Volts
ChargerManzanita Micro PFC 40M
DC/DC ConverterIota DLS-220- 55
InstrumentationAmp 0-1000
Zilla DAQ
Volt 0-280
Top Speed110 MPH (176 KPH)
top speed to date 85 and was still pulling
0-60mph in about 5 seconds
Range112 Miles (180 Kilometers)
at 65 mph
Watt Hours/Mile428 Wh/Mile
varies from 268 on the freeway at 65
mph to about 428 in town with lights and
about 45 mph.
EV Miles
Start:149,937 Miles (241,248 Kilometers)
Current:156,012 Miles (251,023 Kilometers)
Total:6,075 Miles (9,774 Kilometers)
    As of 7/19/2014
Seating Capacity2 adults
Curb Weight3,822 Pounds (1,737 Kilograms)
1045 pounds of Batteries
TiresFront 245/40-18 LRR
Rear 315/35-17
Conversion TimeAbout 3 months. Working in the evenings.
Has been on the road for almost 4 years
Conversion Costest 20K
Additional FeaturesElectric Power steering
Vacuum pump for Brakes
Liquid cooling for Zilla

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