[ausev] conversion canidates
roy at holder3.com
Mon Jun 2 19:40:00 GMT 2008
Also, my Geo metro with 6.7" advanced DC motor, curtis 1231C-8601,
96-144VDC, 500 amps max, and 10 trojan J150 batts does 20 miles a
day/charge no problems, I have gone 39 miles on 1 charge before.
Total vehicle weight 2600 to 2800 lbs.
At 07:29 PM 6/2/2008 -0000, you wrote:
>For some added perspective....
>The Geo Tracker, using the solectria AC55 and controller, and a 5KWHr
>(using the 20hr nameplate rate to calculate) battery pack, achieves about
>15 miles of range.
>> Do you have any budget targets? Also, how much is "at least 40," There
>> many factors, but in my experience saying anything >30 will put you in a
>> different class of conversion. It's achievable, but more costly.
>> My basic 144 VDC Pb conversion of a RAV4 peaked at 30 miles range and cost
>> EVAlbum 995
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: ausev-bounces at austinev.org [mailto:ausev-bounces at austinev.org] On
>> Behalf Of gary devries
>> Sent: Tuesday, May 13, 2008 5:26 PM
>> To: ausev at austinev.org
>> Subject: [ausev] conversion canidates
>> Hello Everyone,
>> I am a brand new member ( as of 5:00 this day) and I need help choosing a
>> small utility type vehicle to convert and also what system to use. I need
>> to have a range of at least 40 miles with some highway speed. Do I go with
>> lead acid or is there a new Lithium Ion battery that is proven and
>> reasonably priced out there somewhere? When I do choose a vehicle, is
>> someone who would be willing to sit down with me and help design a system
>> that would work best for that vehicle? Any assistance would be greatly
>> appreciated. Thanks and may we all drive electric cars soon!
>> P.S.--- If there are any get togethers or classes or other EV events going
>> on, please let me know.
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