Rear 28 cellsTwo center banksDriving away
OwnerPeter Oliver
Owner's Other EV1956 Porsche Speedster Replica
LocationSebastopol, California United States map
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Vehicle1991 Chevrolet S-10 Blazer
Original owners wanted to replace the "stinky" ICE with clean running electric motor. The car is charged with a solar array on the house!!
MotorAzure Dynamics/Solectria AC55 3 Phase motor 3-Phase AC
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Drivetrain2 wheel drive 5 speed transmission
ControllerAzure Dynamics/Solectria DMOC445
Batteries96, 3.30 Volt, Lithium Iron Phosphate
System Voltage316 Volts
ChargerBrusa NGL5
This charge has can bus interface with the BMS and can charge at 110 or 220 volt outlets.
HeaterMES DEA heater
DC/DC ConverterAzure Dynamics/Solectria
InstrumentationElithion BMS State of charge meter which indicates SOC, if the charger is plugged in (blue light) fault (red light) low voltage and high voltage, power on etc. Also have Ammeter, volt meter, and low voltage meter
Top Speed80 MPH (128 KPH)
AccelerationWe just leave the vehicle in third gear and accelerate just fine up to freeway speeds.
Range100 Miles (160 Kilometers)
We have done preliminary tests for range and using
Watt Hours/Mile320 Wh/Mile
320 Whr/mile is an average for about an 80 mile drive with 60 miles of freeway driving at 60-65mph
EV Miles
Start:156,000 Miles (251,004 Kilometers)
Current:157,000 Miles (252,613 Kilometers)
Total:1,000 Miles (1,609 Kilometers)
Seating CapacityThere is room for 5.
Curb Weight4,150 Pounds (1,886 Kilograms)
We removed about 800 pounds of ICE components and added about 1,200 pounds of EV components. Still under gvw.
TiresStock, they will be replace with LRR tires in about 5K miles.
Conversion Time6 months elappsed time - 3-400 hours
Additional FeaturesElithion Battery management system, power steering and power brakes.

We added some suspension spacers on the front end and a leaf spring to the rear and the vehicle now sits about half an inch higher then when we started.
This is a BEAUTIFUL ride. A little costly because of the 100 mile range requirement.

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