Chris Jones' Mustang EV Conversion


- 35 mile range, mixed driving or at 65 MPH
- No body modifications; <100 lb curb weight gain
- over 28,000 EV miles driven since July 2006
- Charge offset by 6 home solar panels covering only 75 square feet
- $30K for state-of-the-art LiFePO4 conversion plus $3K for solar

Updated 10/8/2013

DISCLAIMER:

An EV conversion project can pose safety, monetary and time risks. Please proceed with caution and seek professional help as needed if you attempt to do something similar. The following information may be inaccurate or misleading -- please verify any information posted here independently before making any decisions based on that information. Contact me at chris_b_jones@prodigy.net if you have any questions or comments.

OVERVIEW:
EVDL Photo Album Summary Sheet
Photo Album
Blog
Results
Update October 8, 2013

REQUIREMENTS:
Goals
Requirements
Payload Measurements

ANALYSIS:
Gear ratio comparison
Rationale

DESIGN:
Design Decision List
Weight Estimate
EV Parts List (to be updated)
Theory of Operation (to be updated)
Wiring Diagrams (to be added)
Fabrication and Assembly Drawings (to be added)

TEST RESULTS:
4/12/07 baseline performance
efficiency improvement measurements

OTHER DOCUMENTATION:
EV User's Manual
Brusa charger programming procedure
Valence U-Charge BMU monitoring procedure
Troubleshooting guide

LINKS:
Acknowledgements