|Owner's Other EVs||Stealth Scooter|
1976 Sebring Vanguard CitiCar
|Location||San Luis Obispo, California US map|
|Vehicle||1970 Opel GT |
A work in progress. The 9.1" GE motor has been mounted to the stock transmission via a custom adapter, using an S-10 towing clutch. The controller and charger still need to be mounted and wired up. (updated 2-23-2008)
|Motor||General Electric Series Wound DC|
9.1 General Electric forklift motor
|Drivetrain||Stock (4 speed transmission)|
|Controller||DC Power Systems Raptor 1200|
|Batteries||12, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM|
The batteries will be purchased last, the final choice will be made then.
|System Voltage||144 Volts|
Set up for 144 volts of AGMs.
|DC/DC Converter|| |
12-15 volt DC switching supply with DC input.
a) pack voltage
b) battery current
c) motor current
d) E meter/Link 10
The two multimeters reading current will get their inputs from two clamp-on DC current probes.
|Top Speed||75 MPH (120 KPH)|
|Acceleration||Depends on battery choice|
|Range||50 Miles (80 Kilometers)|
Hopefully, also depends on battery choice.
|Seating Capacity||2 adults|
|Curb Weight||3,000 Pounds (1,363 Kilograms)|
2100 stock, 3000 is about all the stock suspension can handle.
|Tires||Round black ones|
|Conversion Time||About 8 years so far (with long gaps without progress)|
|Conversion Cost||About $1500 so far|