Member Name: Roger Klisch
Project Title: 66 MGB
Project Status 3 - Almost Done
Owner: Roger Klisch
System Voltage: 96
Vehicle: 66 MGB
Web Page: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pThTHBF3p_s
Motor: 203-06-4001A Advanced DC Motor
Drivetrain: 4 Speed Manual Transmission
Controller: Kelly KDH09500A
Batteries: Trojan 30XHS
Battery Management System: Home Built
Charger: Home Built
DCDC Converter: none
Instrumentation: AuotmationDirect PLC and touch screen. Monitors and displays
all batteries individually, battery box temperature, running amp, and rpm.
Top Speed: 60 mph
Range: 20 miles
Watt HoursMile: 52
Seating Capacity: 2
Curb Weight: 2000
Conversion Time: about 250 hours including car restoration
Conversion Cost: $5000 for EV portion. $2500 for vehicle and restoration
Additional Features: Heated battery boxes. Individual battery charging and monitoring.
PLC controller. Touch screen.
Project Comments: It would have been nice to have a cleaner (no rust) vehicle,
but on the positive side it was easier mechanically to convert than some new cars, and it is a classic.
I do wish I had a longer range. I live in a remote area and it does not serve me well.