motor tranny couplerengine compartmentremoved the existing cross bracesSpacer ringrear batt. racktest fit on motor and tranny
OwnerJosh H. Creel
LocationBlakely, Georgia United States map
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Vehicle1995 Chevrolet S-10
green Chevy S-10 pickup
MotorNetgain Warp 9 Series Wound DC
It is a 9.25" diameter, series wound DC motor with a double ended shaft.

The drive shaft is bored for a pilot bearing and drilled & tapped for a 5/16 - 18 bolt. The tail shaft also has a 1/4 - 20 bolt hole to mount tach sensors or secure couplers and accessories. Class "H" insulation is used throughout the motor. The drive shaft and tail shaft have standard key ways cut into them.

Drivetrain5 speed manual transmission
ControllerNetGain Controls 160 vdc 1000 amp
The base unit comes programmed for 1000A continuous rated output at 160V, and is user-upgradeable to 1200 and 1400 amps and 260 and 360 volts.

Also want to look at the new soliton1 controller. Looks very good.
Batteries45 CALB/Skyenergy 180 ah, 3.20 Volt, Lithium Iron Phosphate
System Voltage144 Volts
ChargerQuick Charge 110 vac model
110 v input, 144 volt DC output at 10 amps.

still looking for a charger for these batteries
HeaterCan use a ceramic 1500 watt heater in place of the original heater core. May use a liquid heater with circulator pump.
DC/DC Converter alternator from the original motor
driven off motor tail shaft. looking at rigging it up to provide some regenerative braking.
InstrumentationVoltmeter, ammeter, traction pack voltage meter. Using original speedometer. May rig up a gps for speed.
Top Speed70 MPH (112 KPH)
This is pretty typical.
Acceleration0-60 about 14 sec.
Range90 Miles (144 Kilometers)
Range will vary with the speed that you drive. Around town should be in the 80 to 100 mile range.
Watt Hours/MileWaiting to find out.
EV Miles
Start:138,182 Miles (222,334 Kilometers)
Current:138,182 Miles (222,334 Kilometers)
Total:0 Miles (0 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity2 adults, 3 if you really like each other.
Curb Weight3,630 Pounds (1,649 Kilograms)
Weight of the vehicle plus batteries.
Tires215/75R15, inflated to 42 psi.
Conversion Timestill working on it, motor is back ordered til October 2008. Got the motor, waiting on the controller.
Conversion Cost$1000.00 for truck
$1750.00 for motor
$800.00 for motor adapter
$8450.00 for the rest of the conversion.
$10125.00 batteries
Additional FeaturesPlanning on hooking up the A/C in the truck. Also adding an electric vaccuum pump for the power brakes, replaced the power steering with manual steering box. (to save power)
Still working on the truck, waiting on the controller, but should not be long now. I did order a set of air rides for the rear of the truck to level out the ride.

11-27-10 The truck project was put on hold for a short time while we bought and remodeled a house. House still isn't finished, but I'm getting back to my truck anyway.

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