OwnerBruce Roberts
Owner's Other EV1984 Kawasakii Ninja 900
LocationMentor on the Lake, Ohio United States map
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Vehicle1988 Porsche 944
Converted in 2009 to run on 144V lead acid by previous owner. Now being brought back to life with LiFePO4.
MotorAdvanced DC FB1-4001A Series Wound DC
9 inch
Drivetrain9 inch DC motor in front driving the stock rear mounted 5 speed with no clutch
ControllerCurtis 1231C
500A 144V controller
Batteries12, 0.00 Volt,
Out goes the Lead...
System Voltage144 Volts
ChargerManzanita Micro PFC-20
Top Speed75 MPH (120 KPH)
As reported in lead configuration
AccelerationTBD whith much lighter battery pack....
Range55 Miles (88 Kilometers)
Was 35 with 80Ah of lead. Predicted to be 55 with 116AH of Li.
Watt Hours/Mile300 Wh/Mile
Estimate based on lead past
EV Miles
Start:114,000 Miles (183,426 Kilometers)
Current:117,000 Miles (188,253 Kilometers)
Total:3,000 Miles (4,827 Kilometers)
    As of 7/13/2012
Seating Capacity2+2
Curb Weight3,300 Pounds (1,499 Kilograms)
Estimate of lead sled. Should be closer to original 2778 with new pack.
Conversion Time?
Conversion Cost?

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