OwnerJonathan Robinson
LocationPalo Alto, California United States map
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Vehicle1992 Ford Ranger
This Ford Ranger P.U. was owned by the original
owner when the motor began to shred pieces of the
main bearings. We bought the vehicle for $500 and
it had been taken care of very well and was in
excellent condition.
MotorAdvanced DC FB1-4001A Series Wound DC
Advanced DC motor with dual shaft
DrivetrainThe Advanced DC motor is directly coupled to the
transmission (clutchless)
ControllerCurtis 1231C-8601
(96-144V) 500A Limit
Batteries24, 6.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
System Voltage144 Volts
ChargerQuick Charge OP-144-20
Quick charge charger Programmable
20 amps 144VDC 230VAC
Heater12 Volt Ceramic Heater replaced the original heater
DC/DC ConverterAstrodyne DC-DC SP-480 Converter
120-370VDC input
12VDC output
Instrumentation80V-180V Voltmeter
0-400A Ammeter
50mV shunt
Top Speed70 MPH (112 KPH)
Range40 Miles (64 Kilometers)
Without batteries being totally broked in
Seating Capacity2 front
2 rear small jump seats
Conversion Timeapprox 3 months full time
Conversion Cost~ $8,000, not including labor.
Parts, batteries, and vehicle shell

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