|Owner's Other EVs||1986 Kawasaki Ninja ZX 900|
1994 Volkswagen Golf
|Location||Salt Lake City, Utah US map|
|Vehicle||1993 Toyota Pickup |
Short cab 2 wheel drive pickup
180 volt system
|Motor||Netgain 9 inch Series Wound DC|
A good motor with a good company behind it.
|Drivetrain||2 wheel drive, standard pickup|
5 speed with clutch
adapter by electro-automotive
|Controller||Cafe Electric Z1K-HV|
1000 amps 300 volts max
|Batteries||30 Trojan T-125 , 6.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded|
Trojan 240 AH rating
|System Voltage||180 Volts|
|Charger||Manzanita Micro PFC-30|
30 amp charger with amp meter option.
Runs on 110 or 220 volts.
Excellent high quality charger.
|Heater||Ceramic element where the old hot water core was mounted.|
|DC/DC Converter||Iota 55 amp|
|Top Speed||85 MPH (136 KPH)|
Top speed could be more than 85.
The speed limit in this county is only 65. Yes this truck is
|Acceleration||OK about the same as the old 4 banger.|
|Range||60 Miles (96 Kilometers)|
On a warm summer day went 35 miles and volt meter
showed 50% DOD.
Range will vary with outside temps.
|Watt Hours/Mile||396 Wh/Mile |
25 mile test on the freeway @ 60mph.
Mileage is much better at 40 MPH.
|Seating Capacity||3 adults if you like togetherness|
|Curb Weight||4,500 Pounds (2,045 Kilograms)|
This is heavy for a small truck.
2 extra leaf springs level out the ride.
|Tires||15 inch radials. Nothing special|
|Conversion Time||1 year|
|Conversion Cost||20k and counting|
|Additional Features||Solar Power on the shop keeps these batteries full. |
180 volt system with a Zilla controller is great for performance and range.
The Manzanita charger is wonderful. Highly recommended.
Battery boxes made from 1/4 inch poly propylene and framed with powder coated angle
|I really like the small pickup as a conversion platform. |
The front engine - rear drive is easy to work on.
Toyota trucks can carry a heavy load and still ride nice and steer well.
This truck is for sale. $7500. or best offer.