Removing the packMotorMotor front view
OwnerDaniel Fuller
(former owner, EV has been sold)
LocationMount Sterling, Illinois United States map
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Vehicle1998 Ford Ranger EV
MotorSiemens 3-Phase AC
Batteries26 Trojan AGM 24, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM
System Voltage312 Volts
Charger OEM on board
Heaterfactory electric heat and AC - both work great!
DC/DC Converter OEM
InstrumentationFactory Distance to empty and fuel gauge E to Full
Top Speed75 MPH (120 KPH)
Computer limited.
Acceleration0 to 50 MPH in 12.5 seconds
Range45 Miles (72 Kilometers)
Still breaking in new pack, only a few hundred miles on it so far, range is starting to increase, especially with warmer weather.
Watt Hours/Mile400 Wh/Mile
EV Miles
Start:12,255 Miles (19,718 Kilometers)
Current:12,542 Miles (20,180 Kilometers)
Total:287 Miles (461 Kilometers)
    As of 8/14/2007
Seating Capacity3 adults.. tight - 2 comfortable
Curb Weight5,200 Pounds (2,363 Kilograms)
A couple hundred pounds lighter after conversion from 8V to 12V batteries.
TiresTiger Paws low roll resistance
Additional FeaturesRegenerative breaking and computer monitoring of systems.
I did the conversion from the factory batteries to the 12V batteries. Thanks to Lan and Dex for all their guidance!

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