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Key Features:

bulletTop Speed:  42 MPH (governed).   Normal cruising speed:  38 MPH
bulletRange:  40+ miles.  Winter range is reduced by up to 50%
bulletBase weight is 1620 pounds.
bulletThe six stock 12 volt batteries were replaced with nine 8 volt Deka Gels.  Two of these batteries were installed in a rear trailer hitch using GEM's optional Stake Back as the lid.
bulletAn external Zivan NG3 30 amp charger was added in addition to the on-board Zivan NG1 charger.  With nine 165AH batteries in my car, the NG3 charges them in under 5 hours.  It can reach 80% in under an hour.
bulletThe motor was replaced with a D&D vented 7.5hp unit.
bulletThe 10" rims were replaced with 16" rims and low profile, unidirectional high-performance tires.  The car was then re-programmed to be calibrated for this motor / tire combination.
bulletThe rear fender was replaced with one that would accommodate the larger tires and would balance the high (stock) front fender.
bulletI use my soft, roll-back doors in the summer and my semi-rigid doors in the winter.
bulletThe car has the AVIC-N1 stereo navigation system that plays mp3's, DVD movies, and GPS satellite navigation.  Satellite XM radio is an optional upgrade.
bulletThe CrimeStopper alarm system with the Echo paging system protect the car from intruders.  If anyone touches my car, I get paged.
bulletA 10th battery was installed to power the electronics.  A major benefit of this is that playing the stereo does not reduce mileage.  Another plus is that I can keep my car alarmed while charging her.
bulletTwo flexible 11 watt solar panels were installed in parallel to keep the 7th battery charged.  The typical usage consumption roughly equals the charging ability of the panels.

more to come >>>

 

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Wheels and Tires

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Wheel Spacers

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Disk Brakes

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Re-Programming

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Doors and Rear Window

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Stereo / MP3 / DVD / GPS

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Solar Panels

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Insulating the Lower Dash

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Alarming the Car

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LED NEON Undercarriage Lights

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Installation of computerized E-Meter

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Clip-In Stake-Back

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Trailer

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Leather Interior

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LED Headlights and Brake Lights 

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Off-Board 30 amp rapid charger

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45 Mile range battery replacements

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70 Mile range battery replacement

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What's New?

 

Please note:  Any work performed on you own car is at your own risk.  We are only reporting results from our car(s).  If you ever do any of the enhancements we have performed to our cars, be aware that your warrantee will most likely be voided and could result in major harm to you or your vehicle.   We can not be held responsible. 

Example...  While working under the dash on a minor issue (with the master disconnect switch still ON), a wrench slipped and shorted the terminals across the controller.  After the sparks stopped and my eyesight returned, I was amazed to find that the car still worked.  Lesson is to always turn off the master disconnect switch before working under the dash no matter how simple the task.  I'm sure there are many other lessons to be learned.  Don't find out the hard way :)

 

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