OwnerJames Zmuda
LocationRedwood City, California United States map
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Vehicle1994 GMC S-10
I have a 1994 US Electricar conversion. This uses a 3-phase AC induction Motor and a Hughes Doplhin Motor Controller. It came with a 52 (2x26) lead acid battery pack developing 312 Volts. Right now it has 26 WalMart MaxMarine Deep Cycle batteries. They are tired.
MotorGM Hughes 3-Phase AC
Drivetrain3 phase AC induction motor
ControllerGeneral Motors/Hughes Dolphin
Batteries26 WalMart Max Marine, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
System Voltage312 Volts
ChargerHughes Dolphin
The Dolphin has a built-in charger. But there is also an inductive Magne-Charger port.
Top Speed70 MPH (112 KPH)
AccelerationSluggish. With >2000 pounds of batteries...
Range40 Miles (64 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity3 adults
Curb Weight5,000 Pounds (2,272 Kilograms)
TiresTiger Paw Low Rolling Resistance

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