Out with the ICEPassenger side strippedLook no gutsThe motor
OwnerPeter (Wire) Shabino
LocationRochester, Minnesota United States map
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Vehicle1985 Pontiac Fiero
My 10 year project :) see my web page and photo gallery for more information.
MotorKostov ET22/14.4/40-02 (AKA KFG-14402) Series Wound DC
Got a good deal on a used 10.7" In the process of tearing it down and cleaning it up now. If any one has any documentation on this motor (curves) Please drop me a line.
DrivetrainOriginal 4 speed manual. (3.65 axle 3.31-0.81 tran) 7" clutch
ControllerAuburn Scientific Griz-Burger (Double Grizzly) PWC1200-192
Another used find. So far just looked for major dents and set it off to the side for future disassemblely :)
Batteries13, 12.00 Volt,
I need to dig up some more data on the Griz before I settle on a battery configuration.
System Voltage156 Volts
HeaterOh yes. Live in MN its cold here.
EV Miles
Start:99,400 Miles (159,934 Kilometers)
Current:99,400 Miles (159,934 Kilometers)
Total:0 Miles (0 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity2
Curb Weight2,273 Pounds (1,033 Kilograms)
Current weight as I strip the car. I am keeping close track of all part weights that I take off and toss. Will have a spreadsheet available at end of conversion.
Tires4 ;)
Conversion Timestart: 5/23/06
ICE removed : 5/28/06
Motor bought / frame striped 6/12/08
end: ?
Conversion Cost$749.96 and climbing
Additional FeaturesLong term regen breaking and AC. But those are stage 3 items.
Picked up the car on 6/23/06 with a frozen engine. (more coolant in oil pan than radiator) Currently in the process of completely striping the frame so I can start sandblasting. Final goal is near show quality finish and no rust outs.

Mouse nests evicted to date: 8

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