Under the hoodRear Rack
OwnerPhillip Crippen
Owner's Other EV1997 BMW 318ti
LocationFayetteville, Arkansas US map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle1996 Ford Ranger
Ranger SuperCab Stepside, aiming for 30-40mi.
MotorAdvanced DC FB-4001 Series Wound DC
Drivetrain4cyl manual
ControllerCurtis 1231C
Batteries18 Trojan T875, 8.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
System Voltage144 Volts
ChargerElcon PFC-2000
110/220VAC
DC/DC ConverterElcon
InstrumentationAmmeter, Voltmeter,
Top Speed60 MPH (96 KPH)
Design Goal: Avg 45-50
Range40 Miles (64 Kilometers)
EV Miles
Start:130,000 Miles (209,170 Kilometers)
Current:135,000 Miles (217,215 Kilometers)
Total:5,000 Miles (8,045 Kilometers)
 
    As of 1/2/2017
Seating Capacity2+2 jump seats
Curb Weight3,350 Pounds (1,522 Kilograms)
Conversion Time8 months
Conversion Cost$6000
Additional FeaturesRear Tilt Bed for battery access.
Replaced power steering with new manual
steering box
New Leaf Springs to accommodate rear batteries
Lots of Fun!

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