MotorNo engineAdapter plateEngine compartment
OwnerRobin Wainwright
LocationCalgary, Alberta Canada map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle1986 Porsche 944
MotorSiemens 1PV5135 3-Phase AC
Using the Siemens/Azure Dynamics System
DrivetrainSiemens AC System
ControllerAzure Dynamics/Solectria DMOC645
118kw liquid cooled
Batteries83 CALB/Skyenergy CA60FI, 3.20 Volt, Lithium Iron Phosphate
83 cells currently, upping to 116 cells to get more range and power.
System Voltage275 Volts
ChargerBrusa NLG513
Currently one air cooled 3.3kw charger, with a 2nd one to be installed.
HeaterMes Dea 4kw heater
DC/DC ConverterTDK From Azure Dynamics Van
InstrumentationEV Display, JLD404 as backup
instrumentation in the glove box
Top SpeedNot as quick as the old DC system but reliable.
Acceleration8 seconds
Range60 Miles (96 Kilometers)
Reliable 100km range given my normal driving
style, I could probably push it beyond 100km
with very conservative driving or better
luck with red lights.
Watt Hours/Mile225 Wh/Mile
Average driving = 225wh/mile, best is 187wh/mile in normal driving at speeds between 60-80km/h
EV Miles
Start:36,712 Miles (59,069 Kilometers)
Current:46,789 Miles (75,283 Kilometers)
Total:10,077 Miles (16,213 Kilometers)
    As of 10/9/2015
Seating Capacity2 adults
2 kids
Curb Weight2,950 Pounds (1,340 Kilograms)
About 150lbs over stock, but better weight distribution.
TiresWide LRR
Good traction, probably not the most
"efficient" tire
Conversion TimeOn and off in the garage over 3 years.
Conversion Cost~20,000
Reconverted my DC car to AC, it's not as powerful, but it's been completely reliable.

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