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OwnerRobert Wood
LocationHinsdale, Illinois United States map
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Vehicle1990 Ford Ranger Extended Cab
converted to electric power in 2008. Truck was converted to manual steering and vacuum assisted brake kit installed. Manual shift with clutchless design. Converted using a kit from EV America. Current range is 18 miles at 60% depth of discharge. Car runs over highway speed.
MotorAdvanced DC Series Wound DC
Drivetrainclutchless manual transmission
ControllerCurtis 1231C
Batteries12 Sealed 12 volt, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM
System Voltage144 Volts
Charger Quick Charger
DC/DC ConverterAstrodyne AC / DC
Top Speed70 MPH (112 KPH)
Range20 Miles (32 Kilometers)
EV Miles
Start:66 Miles (106 Kilometers)
    As of 8/2/2009
Seating Capacity2 adults +
Additional Featuresconverted to manual steering. Electric Vacuum pump installed to assist braking.

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