OwnerMaxim Ruffels
LocationBirmingham, England United Kingdom map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle1979 MG Midget
70's rust bucket with one too many head
gasket failures for my liking.
MotorMars (Motenergy) ME1002 Series Wound DC
144 V, 29 kW continuous, 80 kW peak. 2200uF
Capacitor connected accros terminals.
DrivetrainMotor > Gearbox (clutchless) > Diff and Rear
Controller Home Made
Designed using an Arduino nano driving three
300A IGBT modules in parrallel.
Batteries2736 Panasonic 18650, 3.70 Volt, Lithium-Ion
38S 72P Battery pack, using Orion BMS 2 for
System Voltage144 Volts
Charger 6.6 kW Chinesium Unit.
HeaterDon't make me laugh.
DC/DC ConverterMeanwell
2x 300 W Units
InstrumentationSpeed, Motor/Battery temp, Motor/Battery
Current, Battery SOC.
Original Dials reverse engineered to display
Top Speed70 MPH (112 KPH)
Estimate. 100 mph (original top speed) ideal.
AccelerationIt better be under 10 seconds 0-60
Range100 Miles (160 Kilometers)
Watt Hours/Mile300 Wh/Mile
Seating CapacityTwo, Originally two plus two on the parcel
shelf if you were cheeky but that space is
full of components now.
Curb Weight2,000 Pounds (909 Kilograms)
Estimate. Started off at 700 kg (1500 lbs)
kerb weight.
Conversion Time1 year from concept to completion.
Conversion Cost£13,000 estimated.
What is ROI?

code by jerry