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OwnerRick White
LocationNashua, New Hampshire United States map
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Vehicle1994 Chevrolet S-10
MotorBaldor 3-Phase AC
GM/Hughes Proprietary vector, 15-50 killoWatt
DrivetrainManual transmission (no clutch) fixed in 2nd gear
ControllerGeneral Motors/Hughes Dolphin
AC 50 kW with regenerative braking and DC/DC converter built in
Batteries26 Hawker Odyssey PC1700, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM
78 Ah, Peurket = 1.098133 and a linear temperature vs. rated capacity curve from 122F w/108% to 14F w/80% rated.
System Voltage312 Volts
integrated in controller, 3 kW, 240/120 VAC input.
Heater1500 Watt electric element used to heat antifreeze then pumped through the original equipment heater core.
DC/DC Converter
integrated in controller, fixed 13.5 Volt +/- 2%, 100 Amp Max, 80 Amp continuous
Top Speed70 MPH (112 KPH)
Range70 Miles (112 Kilometers)
summer, 40 miles in sub-freezing winter cold
Watt Hours/Mile320 Wh/Mile
EV Miles
Current:22,500 Miles (36,202 Kilometers)
    As of 8/26/2009
Seating Capacity2 adults or 2 adults and 1 small kid
Curb Weight4,750 Pounds (2,159 Kilograms)
5400 GVWR
TiresP205/75R15 radial
Conversion TimePurchased used, many hours to improve
Conversion CostIncluding original purchase price about 10K.
Additional FeaturesClear battery box cover
25 PowerCheq modules
Tilt bed, custom designed
Custom paint
Power steering
Power brakes
AM/FM Stereo
Drive shaft: Carbon-Fiber (5 lbs.)
SPEACIAL THANKS TO: GT Solar Incorporared., pbe Specialists Inc. (Div. Of Pine Motor Parts, Inc.), Brian Remp & Scott Cambray, Star Machine Inc., My wife, Maynard & Lesieur Inc., CS-1600 (AKA Cory), and D. Putnam.

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