How I rechargeUpgraded controller and BMS
OwnerJason and Phyllis Bloomberg
Owner's Other EVs1993 Eagle Summit Wagon EVX-1
1983 Porsche 911SC
2014 Nissan Leaf SL
2012 Signature Red P85 Tesla Model S
LocationCheyenne, Wyoming United States map
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Vehicle2008 Toyota Prius
Plug-in CONVERSION by Boulder Hybrids
operates in 3 modes "Pure EV", "Blended
Mode" (mostly EV with occasional I.C.E.
boost), and "Standard Hybrid" (factory
Prius settings).

MotorToyota Standard Gen 2 Prius 1- or 2-Phase AC
DrivetrainStandard Generation 2 Prius Synergy-Drive
Controller Toyota and Ewert Energy Systems - Orion Hybrid Ene
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Batteries274.00 Volt, Lithium Iron Phosphate
System Voltage274 Volts
Orion BMS made by Ewert Energy Systems


HeaterStandard Toyota Prius
DC/DC Converter Toyota
Standard Toyota Prius
InstrumentationStandard Toyota Prius
Top Speed65 MPH (104 KPH)
in "Pure EV Mode" faster (over 90 mph) in
"Blended" or "Standard Hybrid" modes.
Range35 Miles (56 Kilometers)
In "Pure EV mode" during warm weather
Watt Hours/MileI get between 1.4 - 4 miles per kWh
EV Miles
Start:127,126 Miles (204,545 Kilometers)
Current:148,000 Miles (238,132 Kilometers)
Total:20,874 Miles (33,586 Kilometers)
    As of 11/16/2020
Seating CapacityFive adults
TiresStandard Toyota Prius
Conversion CostGEN 2 PRIUS (MODEL YEAR 2004-2009)
10kwh Pro MPLG*

$12,250 Installed (around $7,000 after tax
rebate for CO residents)

� Works on any Gen2 Prius, even high
mileage cars with Hybrid battery �worn

� Up to 20-40 miles all EV range around

� Top speed over 50mph in EV mode
� 100MPG in blended mode for 60-80 miles
per charge
� Includes rear suspension upgrade
� Optimized regen capture for mountain

� Assembled in Colorado
� 2 year manufacturers warranty
� Limited quantities available for 2014

*MPLG = More Prius, Less Gas

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So far I've gone over 1800 miles and 8 weeks since the last
time I put gas in the tank.

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