OwnerRobert Chew
LocationMarayong Sydney, New South Wales Australia map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle1989 Fiat 126
Was turbo charged. Bought it from eBay for $1000 and converted it. Micro little cute car.
MotorAdvanced DC K series 8 HP Series Wound DC
Drivetrain4 speed manual. Rear wheel drive
ControllerCurtis 1221R
120 Volts with Regen
Batteries10 Exide Orbital Blue Top, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM
Awesome batteries which should provide neck snapping acceleration.
System Voltage120 Volts
Charger Homemade
Trialing homebrew charger. Not Successful as yet but working on it.
Heater300 Watt ceramic 12 volt form Jaycar
DC/DC Converter Homemade
InstrumentationAnalog voltmeter on each battery
Curtis fuel gauge
System voltmeter
Top Speed100 MPH (160 KPH)
Not Sure yet, but shuold be plenty quick
AccelerationExtremely quick
Range15 Miles (24 Kilometers)
Watt Hours/Mile150 Wh/Mile
150 Whr from AC mains
Seating Capacity2 only
Curb Weight1,540 Pounds (700 Kilograms)
all up without me.
Tires145 R12
Conversion Time1.5 years
Conversion Cost$7000
Additional FeaturesSuntech 58 watt modules on roof and bonnet for battery charging. Excellent strong panels! Great price and warranty.
Rhino GT car alarm. Albright emergency contactor switch. Single 15 volt ultracap from Maxwell for regen braking. Projecta 24 volt workshop charger for equalization.

Soon...Victa engine to provide a series hybrid system running on BBQ gas!

code by jerry