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OwnerPeter Swisher
LocationFrancis, Utah US map
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Vehicle1994 Ford Ranger
MotorNetgain WarP9 Series Wound DC
ControllerCurtis 1231C
Batteries24 Costco/Kirkland Johnson Control 2-gc5 CCA, 6.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
220ah@20hr
63lbs
100min@75amps
425min@25amps
System Voltage144 Volts
ChargerNetGain Controls 3000W HF/PFC Battery Charger
144V/16A
Features & Options:
90-260VAC input possible without any modifications to the charger
Short circuit protection
Sealed enclosure - heatsink design without noisy fans
Automatic reduction of power draw on 120VAC input to 1500W
User-friendly connectors on input and output. (No hard-wiring required)
Technical Specifications:

3kW AC draw
~92% efficiency
Various amp-hour settings
Manufacturer programmed for Lithium or Lead Acid batteries
Pulse charging during final stage
Temperature compensation with included external temperature sensor
Output isolated from AC mains
Greater than 0.98 power factor (current and voltage between 1 and 2 degrees out of phase)
Input frequencies of 45-65Hz
Weight of about 21 lbs
Reverse polarity protection
Automatic restart when below about 12.5V or after 30 days
Dimensions (L x W x H): 13.85 x 6.9 x 5.5 inches, 352 x 175 x 139 mm
Heater1500W Ceramic element Heater. Wired into the 144V pack. Uses multiple relays to ensure that the heater should be enabled-- only runs when the blower is running and the AC button is engaged.
DC/DC ConverterIota DLS 45
45A 12V Regulated Battery Charger
InstrumentationWestach 144v State of Charge
Westach Ammeter 0-500a
500a Shunt
Top Speed70 MPH (112 KPH)
Range50 Miles (80 Kilometers)
I live in a very hilly area of the world-- it can go about 30 miles with ~2500 feet elevation gain. I haven't driven it any long distance flat so assuming it can get around 50 with no hills.
Seating Capacity4
Additional Features-4/0 Welding cable used throughout for battery pack

-All battery boxes are fully insulated and wired for heat when plugged in (regulated to ~74 degrees)

-Power steering replaced with manual

-Power assisted brakes retained with assistance from vacuum pump kit from EV Source: WebPage />
-Multiple safety features including:
-Littelfuse L25S-400 wired into battery pack
-Airpax Circuit Breaker
-Inertia switch
-Anderson Quick Connects on 2/0 cable

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