OwnerBrian L. Matheny
(former owner, EV has been sold)
Owner's Other EVs1986 Dodge Ram 50
1985 Toyota MR2
LocationEpping, New Hampshire United States map
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Vehicle1987 Chevrolet S-10
MotorAdvanced DC FB1-4001 Series Wound DC
DrivetrainOriginal 4-speed manual transmission with Aamco Mercon V synth-blend ATF
ControllerDC Power Systems DCP-600 Raptor
Batteries40 Trojan T-125, 6.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
in buddy pairs
System Voltage120 Volts
HeaterCeramic Element
DC/DC ConverterDC Power Systems
Instrumentationa) E-Meter b) Pack Voltage (measured at controller) c) Motor Ammeter
Top Speed75 MPH (120 KPH)
in 4th gear
Range120 Miles (193 Kilometers)
summer, 80 winter (80% DOD)
Seating Capacity2 adults
Curb Weight5,250 Pounds (2,386 Kilograms)
This EV is no more. The components have been moved to another S-10 chassis after it was crunched. I got 32,000 EV miles out of it, 25,000 on the set of 40 T-125 which did another 20,000 miles for a total of 45,000! Sold it when the batteries died since I don't need it for commuting anymore.

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