Aluminum cover for generator high enoughSmall generator with Honda GC160 and MG2
OwnerDouglas Hartley
Owner's Other EVs1980 Kawasaki KZ250G
1993 Skoda Favourit
LocationMontreal, Quebec Canada map
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Vehicle1994 Skoda Favourit Eltra Pickup
Covered mini-pickup truck, (unibody, like Volkswagen pickup)
MotorMTH 100 L/K Separately Excited DC
*" Czech 16 KW
DrivetrainFWD with 5 speed transmission
ControllerCurtis 1221R-84V
with regen
Batteries33, 0.00 Volt, Lithium-Ion
26 each of 200 + 100 Ah cells, and 7 DCS-33 12V 33 A-hr. AGMs
System Voltage96 Volts
20 Amp isolated switcher plus 5 Volt Power Supply for cell 26
Heatertwo ceramic heater elements plus in-cab hair dryer
DC/DC ConverterSevcon DC2431
two 25 Amp (1 for boost battery)
InstrumentationNorvik computer, Voltmeter
Top Speed55 MPH (88 KPH)
Range100 Miles (160 Kilometers)
electric only, infinite in hybrid mode
Seating Capacity2 adults
Curb Weight3,000 Pounds (1,363 Kilograms)
Tires175/70/13 Toyo 800 Ultra
Conversion Timefactory electric, 8 months to upgrade
Conversion Costabout as much as a new Toyota Prius
Additional FeaturesRegenerative braking (Up to 70 Amps)
Hybrid parallel battery pack of 26 TS Li Ion 200 Ah cells plus seven 12 Volt 33 Ah AGM.
A series 12 Volt starter boost battery is switched in with an SPDT contactor and diode to increase the voltage for acceleration and hills.
A 14 KW Generator consisting of a Honda GX670 V-twin 24 HP engine and eCycle air cooled
MG3-36 motor-generator with 3-phase bridge provides about 105 Volt at 135 Amps for longer trips and highway travel.
It will run electric only for suburban and town use, and as a hybrid at higher voltage for higher speed/long distance (highway) travel.

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