Horizon Battery packBattery box in backHood components
OwnerBen Fratto
Owner's Other EV1984 Chevrolet S-10
LocationMerchantville, New Jersey United States map
Vehicle1986 Ford Escort
MotorAdvanced DC FB1-4001A Series Wound DC
9" dual shaft, rated 19 kW continuous, 75 kW peak (25/100 HP)
Drivetrainoriginal 5 speed transmission with no clutch
ControllerCurtis 1231C-8601
500 Amp max
Batteries20, 12.00 Volt, Lithium-Ion
10 Li-Ion and 10 Champion GNB Lead Acid, 10 Li-Ion under hood, 10 Lead Acid in rear cargo area
System Voltage120 Volts
ChargerZivan NG5
30 amp output
DC/DC ConverterCurtis
96-144 input 12v output
Top Speed80 MPH (128 KPH)
Accelerationzippy on lead acids
Range100 Miles (160 Kilometers)
on Champion GNB advanced lead acid batteries parallel and 144 Volts
EV Miles
Start:36,000 Miles (57,924 Kilometers)
Current:45,000 Miles (72,405 Kilometers)
Total:9,000 Miles (14,481 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity2
Curb Weight3,600 Pounds (1,636 Kilograms)
Tireslow rolling resistance
Conversion Time2-3 weeks full time for team of 4
Conversion Cost~$5,000 parts
The Olympian is presently managed by the Burlington County (NJ) Electechs of Burlington County Schools
Converted in 1997 to electric by Cinnaminson High School students and run by Cinnaminson from 1998 to present in the Tour de Sol with 100% reliablility

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