Left SideInterior,Under HoodTilt BedTruck plugged inBatteries under Bed
OwnerLee Stanley
LocationTucson, Arizona United States map
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Vehicle1996 GMC Sonoma
Extended Cab short bed pickup with only 69K miles on it.
MotorYale Series Wound DC
12" Forklift Motor from Eaton/Yale 4500 lbs Lift Truck
Drivetrain5 Speed Manual
ControllerGeneral Electric EV-1C
450A 84-144VDC Controller with 1A/Bypass contactor added.
Batteries18 C & D Technologies UPS6-620, 6.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM
System Voltage108 Volts
ChargerK and W BC-20
Adjustable EV charger for 72 to 120V vehicles. Up to 20A charge rate.
HeaterCeramic, yet to be hooked up, installed in AC evap core area
DC/DC ConverterKelly HWZ-25A/13.5V
DC/DC converter only on when vehicle is on so it will not drain pack when sitting. Plus there is a 12V individual charger that charges the 12V battery while main pack is charged.
InstrumentationAmmeter, Voltmeter
Top Speed60 MPH (96 KPH)
Will go faster but just consumes more power
Range45 Miles (72 Kilometers)
35 to 45 mile est. range depends on terrain and driving style
EV Miles
Start:69,045 Miles (111,093 Kilometers)
Current:69,120 Miles (111,214 Kilometers)
Total:75 Miles (120 Kilometers)
    As of 6/15/2009
Seating Capacity2 adults/2 children
Curb Weight4,200 Pounds (1,909 Kilograms)
TiresNEW LRR 215/70R15
Aluminum Wheels
Conversion Timeto long
Additional FeaturesLOW mileage truck, NEW Low Rolling Resistance tires, hinged tilt bed, manual steering, vacuum assist brakes
Good commuter vehicle. Can still haul if needed.

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