Motor MountedDashPower Steering PumpCustom Tower Closeup
OwnerKathleen Hudson
LocationPort Townsend, Washington United States map
Vehicle1995 Chevrolet S-10
Extended Cab, Tilt Bed
MotorAdvanced DC FB4001-A Series Wound DC
9" with tail shaft
DrivetrainOriginal 5-speed w/ new clutch
ControllerLogisystems 156V 750A
Beta tested this in 2008. Appears to be "dialed in".
Batteries26 Interstate U2200, 6.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
System Voltage156 Volts
ChargerManzanita Micro PFC-20
Heater1500W ceramic replacing old heater core. Switch/relay wired post-fan (fan must be blowing for heating element to be on).
DC/DC ConverterIota 45A
InstrumentationWestach 1000A on motor side
Westach 80-180V on pack
meter lights tied to dash light dimmer
Top Speed75 MPH (120 KPH)
AccelerationMore than adequate
Range60 Miles (96 Kilometers)
Theoretical comparison to similar EV's
Watt Hours/MileNot measured yet
EV Miles
Start:147,675 Miles (237,609 Kilometers)
Current:148,580 Miles (239,065 Kilometers)
Total:905 Miles (1,456 Kilometers)
    As of 8/14/2009
Seating Capacity4 adults
Curb Weight4,650 Pounds (2,113 Kilograms)
Lots of lead-at least its under the bed and under the hood for a low center of gravity.
Conversion TimeOver 160 MH, lots of custom fabrication and design.
Conversion Cost$17,600 plus
Additional FeaturesAir shocks, tilt bed, power steering pump running off of drive motor tail shaft.
This truck is "completed" in case it still says "under construction" above.

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