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OwnerPaul Kirchman
Owner's Other EV1990 VW Cabriolet
LocationSarasota, Florida US map
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Vehicle2000 Mazda Miata
MotorNetgain Impulse 9 Series Wound DC
recycled from Electron Transport
DrivetrainRetained clutch. Lightweight 8 lb flywheel.
ControllerZeva MC1000C
A big improvement over the Logisystem 550 amp.
Spins the tires in first.
Batteries3.75 Volt, Lithium-Ion
48 Nissan Leaf modules connected 3p16s for 120
volts nominal. Actual full charge is about 133
V. Great batteries so far and far cheaper than
new. Get them from a wrecked Leaf.
System Voltage120 Volts
ChargerManzanita Micro PFC 20
BMS four MK3x8's from Manzanita Micro
Heater400 watt ceramic inserted into old heater core
and activated with relay connected to fog light
button. Not sufficient, but it's Florida. Only
needed about 1 week of the year.
DC/DC ConverterIota DLS 45
InstrumentationStock speedometer still works. Ammeter, Digital
Tachometer and voltage meters in dash.
Top Speed100 MPH (160 KPH)
Theoretical top at 5000 RPM in 5th gear based on
gear ratios and tire size. Actual top speed
achieved 70 MPH in 4th gear.
Accelerationbetter than stock
Range60 Miles (96 Kilometers)
Estimated. I have done 45 and had some capacity
Watt Hours/Mile230 Wh/Mile
@ 50 MPH
216 @ 30 MPH
EV Miles
Start:152,280 Miles (245,018 Kilometers)
Current:155,300 Miles (249,877 Kilometers)
Total:3,020 Miles (4,859 Kilometers)
    As of 12/7/2018
Seating Capacity2 adults
Curb Weight2,400 Pounds (1,090 Kilograms)
TBD but close to stock
Conversion Time8 months nights and weekends
Conversion CostCar $3100. Batteries $3500. All other parts
recycled from former car. Probably $6000
about $13,000? Now $14,500 with new Zeva
controller. Well worth it.
Love it! Highly recommend the Zeva controller and the Leaf batteries.

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