OwnerDean Borchert
LocationQueen Creek, Arizona United States map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle1930 Ford A
Model A frame, boxed,
front suicide
spring perch, split
wishbone, Wilwood
front disks, 22 Ga.
sheetmetal body,
marine plywood flooring,
gauges, Kirky Sprintcar
seats, Corvair
steering box, Hand built
Vee windshield,
Satin Green paint with
Satin clear
Polyurethane top coat.
MotorUS Motor 20 HP custom wound by Ivan's Motors-Tucson 3-Phase AC
A US Motors 20 HP
aluminum motor core.
Completely rewound for EV
duties. 18 Ga
mag wire, 72 feet per
phase, 12 strands
per phase-2 layers, 48
strand motor
leads, permanently Delta,
basket weave,
48 slot stator skipping
slots. Halls
effect RPM sensor for
Drivetrain80Kw AC motor/650 amp
controller, 130AH CALB
Direct drive (no
transmission), electric
reversing by controller
Ford 8.8 rear axle-
6.14 gears, hand-made
ControllerCurtis 1238-7601
650 AMP
Batteries36 CALB/Skyenergy 130AHA, 3.40 Volt, Lithium Iron Phosphate
Last of the old batch out
of the factory....
System Voltage122 Volts
ChargerElcon PFC2500
Black, set too low to fully
charge my pack
by Elcon USA........
DC/DC ConverterMeanwell 40amp
A good product
InstrumentationAutometer cluster, Curtis
840, Digital
cell voltmeter, digital
pack temperature for
both packs.
Top Speed60 MPH (96 KPH)
Bumpy, nimble, fun.
Accelerationabout V6 mustang,
Range52 Miles (83 Kilometers)
It pencils out to 65
theoretical miles.
Watt Hours/Mile11.5 KW @ 40mph
EV Miles
Current:1,357 Miles (2,183 Kilometers)
    As of 10/28/2013
Seating Capacity2 adults
Curb Weight1 Pounds (0 Kilograms)
1,900 Lbs.(scaled)
Tires7.00-15 Bias nylon
Conversion Time1 year
Conversion Cost12,000 for
conversion,12,000 again for
the car.
Kids, dont do this at home! LOL

This is my third EV. My first total,
ground up build of a
street car.

This was a frame-up scratch build. It
took a lifetime of
skills and knowledge to do.(and 7
years due to funding)

A conversion would be a great first
car. DO not do a custom


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