|Owner's Other EV||Tricycle|
|Location||Jerseyville, Illinois US map|
|Vehicle||1987 Suzuki Samurai|
|Motor||General Electric Series Wound DC|
GE 8", 115 lbs.
|Drivetrain||5 speed, 2 speed transfer case, 4x4.|
|Controller||General Electric 72v 700/800 amp |
GE 72v 700 amp (800 amp intermittent)
|Batteries||12 Everstart 27dc, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded|
So far it looks like the 12 new Everstarts 27dc (12v 115 amp)are giving me at least 70% of the watts from the charger back at (50% DOD). Not bad for lead acid.
|System Voltage||72 Volts|
|Charger|| 72v 25A PWM 110V|
72V 25A PWM 110V
|DC/DC Converter|| |
|Instrumentation||Victron BMV battery monitor, RPM and motor amps.|
|Top Speed||60 MPH (96 KPH)|
At 60 mph the motor is around it's 15 min duty amps.
|Acceleration||0 to 30 mph, second gear in around 6 seconds, 0 to 50 mph in around 20 seconds. full charge, controller limit set at 600 amps.|
|Range||30 Miles (48 Kilometers)|
30+ At 35 mph, town driving.
|Watt Hours/Mile||205 Wh/Mile |
360 Whr/Mile at 60 mph. This is a rough estimate, I did not account for voltage sag. Flat road, no wind.
|Seating Capacity||2 adults|
|Curb Weight||2,500 Pounds (1,136 Kilograms)|
About 2500 Lbs