OwnerJay Lopes
LocationMoscow, Idaho US map
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Vehicle1983 Ford Escort GT
MotorAdvanced DC FB1-4001 Series Wound DC
9"
DrivetrainOriginal 5 speed transmission
ControllerCurtis 1221B
Batteries16 Optima 750 DS, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM
Yellow Top in 2 parallel banks
System Voltage96 Volts
Charger
homebrew
HeaterCeramic auto-heater, runs off 12v, got for $10
DC/DC ConverterCurtis
96 Volt to 12 Volt
InstrumentationHomebrew monitoring system for batteries, runs off a 386sx laptop
Top Speed55 MPH (88 KPH)
Seating Capacity2 adults
Curb Weight2,800 Pounds (1,272 Kilograms)
according to specs
TiresGT radials- Michelin
Currently integrating amphour meter to hook up with laptop..

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