judebert's "Silent E"


Vehicle Name: Silent E
Builder: judebert
Started: 2004-03-30
Finished: 2008-07-04
Build Duration: 1557 days
Build Hours: 400
% Complete: 99%
Added: 2008-08-05
Last Updated: 2008-08-06
Main Build Thread
Donor Vehicle: 1988 Honda Civic Wagon
Donor Cost: $800
Conversion Cost: $6,000
Total Cost: $6,800


















- Performance and Range -
Max Power: 60 kW
Top Speed: 70 mph
Acceleration: surprisingly good
Final Weight: n/a
Range at 30: 15 miles
Range at 55: n/a
 
- Batteries / Charging -
Battery Type: Sealed Lead Acid
Battery Manufacturer: Optima
Battery Configuration: 6+4 @ 12V Optima Yellow Top D34 batteries in series
Battery Pack Voltage: 120v
Charger: PFC-20 Rudman Mk2B regulators
Charge Time: 2-4 hours
 
- Drivetrain -
Controller: Curtis 1231C
Motor: ADC 9" FB1-4001A
 
- Accessories / Other -
DC-DC Converter: Todd PC30
Air Conditioning: soon
Power Steering: replaced with manual
Brakes: electric vacuum pump
Tires: 185 55R15 Toyo T1R tires on '95 Saturn 15x6 ET 50 aluminum rims
Other Notes: 
 
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