Geo conversion under the hoodInside GUI/System montiorRadio and SwitchesCurtis 840 spyglass2.5 kw chargerTrunkCell voltagesThe back
OwnerNathan Christiansen
LocationMapleton, Utah United States map
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Vehicle1994 Geo Metro
1994 Geo metro - HPEVS AC-35 motor with Curtis
1238 controller. Batteries are Nissan leaf - 14
modules series, 2 parallel. Charger and BMS are
from thunderstruck motors.
MotorHPEVS AC-35 3-Phase AC
Motor is rated 35 horsepower peak, but I have
seen it do close to 50. Max 6000 rpm
DrivetrainAC-35 motor with factory 5-speed manual
transmission and clutch
ControllerCurtis 1238-7501
550 amp peak - air cooled
Batteries28 Nissan leaf G2 batteries, 7.40 Volt, Lithium-Ion
14 sets of 2 parallel modules - seen these
batteries do 400 amps no problem. Pack is about
11-12 kwh
System Voltage105 Volts
ChargerChina HiPower CH4100 / TSM2500
Thunderstruck TSM2500. China HiPower CH4100
charger under Thunderstruck name. Air cooled and
compatible with j1772. does almost 3 kwh - so
fully charges my batteries in about 4 hours
Heater1500 watt 120 volt
DC/DC ConverterElcon
84-120 volts nominal. Charges accessory battery
at 30 amps max
Instrumentationfully custom-build graphical gui.
Includes range, cell voltages, motor and
controller temps, economy(wh/mi) and other stuff
Top Speed90 MPH (144 KPH)
seen it do 75 on the freeway when motor was
limited to 4000 rpm - motor can do 6000
Accelerationbetter then ICE version - would estimate about
10 second 0-60
Range40 Miles (64 Kilometers)
gets about 5 mi/kwh. Battery is about 10 kwh.
I typically use only 80% of the battery to
preserve battery life.
Watt Hours/Mile200 Wh/Mile
Have not fully tested - just did some math based
on the odometer and charger watt hours in
EV Miles
Start:272,872 Miles (439,051 Kilometers)
Current:273,052 Miles (439,340 Kilometers)
Total:180 Miles (289 Kilometers)
 
    As of 5/27/2020
Seating Capacity4 adults
Curb Weight2,000 Pounds (909 Kilograms)
a little bit more then ICE version
Tires22 inch
Conversion TimeAbout 6 months to take out the gas engine, 6
months to convert to electric, and 6 months to
clean everything up
Conversion Cost$8500-9000
Additional FeaturesHeater, touchscreen GUI, led headlights
I would like to thank my uncle for doing half the work of removing
the gas engine and putting in the electric motor and giving this car
to me half complete. I would also like to thank my dad for paying for
this

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