Plankton's current specs

Plankton's Current Specs:

Motor: 9" Series DC, refurbished by Jim Husted in Redmond, OR.
Controller: Synkromotive
Batteries: 35 CALB LiFePo4 cells (115.5V nominal pack voltage)
Charger: Elcon PFC1500, so far only charging from house mains 110-120 AC.
Pedal: Ford Ranger TPS

-No clutch
-12V Pb-Acid auxiliary battery for car electrical (blinkers, lights, etc.)
-Generic (??) vacuum pump for brake assist (no power steering)

Monday, February 2, 2009

Here's a shot of the motor being pulled out. He didn't want to give it up easy, but it finally came.


  1. Is that a giant mouse nest you're pulling out?

  2. Oh my dearest wife, were it not for a grain of truth I'd moderate your smart$@s post off into nothingness. So no, it's not a mouse nest. But I did find plenty of them elsewhere...