engine compartmentGaugesRear Battery Pack
OwnerRobert Agee
LocationWillamina, Oregon United States map
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Vehicle1986 Ford Ranger Pickup
This is a commuter work truck.
MotorAdvanced DC FB1-4001A Series Wound DC
This motor has a tail shaft. I am undecided on what to do with the tail shaft yet.
Drivetrainclutchless 5 speed manual transmission
ControllerCurtis 1231C-8601
Batteries24 US Battery 2200, 6.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
18 batteries in rear box and 6 batteries in motor compartment. The system battery is also in front.
System Voltage144 Volts
ChargerQuick Charge
240v single phase.
Heaternone yet
DC/DC ConverterAstrodyne
Instrumentationcurtis fool gauge, voltmeter and ammeter
Top Speed60 MPH (96 KPH)
I have done 60 with ease. Will probably do more. I had plenty of pedal left.
AccelerationLike a small truck with 1500 pounds of battery in it.
Range50 Miles (80 Kilometers)
Have done 40 miles so far. That took the pack down too 70% DOD.
Watt Hours/MileDont know this yet as I havn't got a ammeter in it yet.
EV Miles
Start:98,169 Miles (157,953 Kilometers)
Current:98,736 Miles (158,866 Kilometers)
Total:567 Miles (912 Kilometers)
    As of 7/31/2008
Seating Capacity2 adults
Curb Weight4,200 Pounds (1,909 Kilograms)
That is a guess. I will weigh it one of these days!! I have spring over shocks on rear and new heavy duty on front.
Tires4 round ones
Conversion Time2 months
Conversion CostI have 9k into it so far
This is a kit conversion from Electric Vehicles of America. They have been a great outfit to work with and are always there for technical support. Great way to break into the EV world

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