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LocationTampa, Florida United States map
Vehicle2004 Nissan Sentra
SE-R SpecV
MotorNetgain Impulse 9 Series Wound DC
DrivetrainManual Transmission
ControllerEvnetics Soliton 1
Batteries96 Nissan Leaf Batteries, 7.50 Volt, Lithium-Ion
Batteries from the defunct Batter Place company in Israel. These batteries came from a Renault Fluence. This car was originally designed with Lead Acid batteries and upgraded in 2014 to use lithium batteries.

Added on September 2015, a second set of Nissan Leaf batteries from a 2013 Leaf
System Voltage120 Volts
ChargerElcon PFC 2500
120 and 240 V charging
HeaterPortable 12 V heater. It is enough for Florida
DC/DC Converter 500-DCDC-636 636W 53A
InstrumentationJLD 404 and Voltimeter for accessories battery, vacuum gauge meter with alarm for brakes.
Top Speed90 MPH (144 KPH)
Acceleration0-60 in about 12 seconds.
Range130 Miles (209 Kilometers)
Longest drive: 95 miles in ideal conditions at about 70 mph average and still had about 30 miles left.
Watt Hours/Mile308 Wh/Mile
EV Miles
Start:139,000 Miles (223,651 Kilometers)
Current:162,000 Miles (260,658 Kilometers)
Total:23,000 Miles (37,007 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity5 adults
Curb Weight3,480 Pounds (1,581 Kilograms)
I had the car weighted after I upgraded to lithium batteries.
TiresStandard Nissan Sentra tires
Conversion Time400 hrs in 21 months of weekends.
Conversion Cost18,000 including the car.
Additional FeaturesAdded an electric power steering from a Chevrolet Equinox. The driving experience improved a lot. Steering now feels like an OEM and it is now quiet. It has adjustable power steering assistance level
Lithium batteries upgraded from April to July in 2014 and then added a second set in September 2015. Range increased to 130 miles.

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