1973 Opel GT
OwnerCharlie Rickman
LocationLubbock, Texas United States map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle1973 Opel GT
MotorNetgain WARP 9 Series Wound DC
ControllerCafe Electric Zilla 1K LV
Batteries48 Thunder Sky 100ah, 3.60 Volt, Lithium-Polymer
System Voltage156 Volts
ChargerZivan NG3
DC/DC ConverterIota
Top Speed80 MPH (128 KPH)
I drive it in 3rd - 4th gear and put it in
2nd just to show off ;)
Range60 Miles (96 Kilometers)
Driven daily to and from work for a total
of 30 miles we use 7.5 - 8.0 KW per day.
It has a 15KW pack so we are draining
battery pack about 50%.
Watt Hours/Mile260 Wh/Mile
EV Miles
Start:97,300 Miles (156,555 Kilometers)
Current:108,552 Miles (174,660 Kilometers)
Total:11,252 Miles (18,104 Kilometers)
    As of 8/1/2012
Seating CapacitySame as stock 2 persons.
Curb Weight2,250 Pounds (1,022 Kilograms)
Conversion TimeWe worked on the car 3 years investing
around $5,000 per year.
Conversion Cost$15,000.00 including restoration of car.

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