DIY Mazda Miata Electric Car
Yet another internal combustion car converted into an electric vehicle via a Do It Yourself (DIY) home project. This time it is a 1996 Mazda Miata.
Some technical information on the Miata electric vehicle retrofitting:
1) The car was fitted with a Warfield Impulse 9 Series Wound DC electric motor.
2) Uses a 5 speed manual transmission.
3) Uses a Controller Curtis 1221 electric controller.
4) Batteries: 10 Universal Batteries 12550, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM with a range of 26 Miles (41 Kilometers) per charge.
5) Overall system Voltage: 120 Volts.
6) Utilize a Zivan NG3 electric charger.
7) Top Speed: 70 MPH (112 KPH).
8) Total time used for the DIY electric car conversion: 10 weekends
9) Total cost: $7,500.00
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