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OwnerSeth Murray
Owner's Other EV1968 Bolens Garden Tractor
LocationHarpswell, Maine US map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle1985 Chevrolet S-10
4 speed, 2 wheel drive, short bed
MotorAdvanced DC FB1-4001A Series Wound DC
9"
DrivetrainOriginal 4 speed, without clutch. Wish I'd kept it
ControllerDC Power Systems DCP-600 Raptor
Batteries20 Trojan T-145, 6.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
4 batteries where the radiator was, and 16 in boxes under bed. too tailheavy
System Voltage120 Volts
ChargerLester
120/240 VAC, 25 Amp DC
Heater1500W ceramic
DC/DC ConverterDC Power Systems DC-300
A little weak
Instrumentation500A and 160V analog, E-meter
Top Speed80 MPH (128 KPH)
Acceleration0 to 30 MPH in 8 seconds
Range50 Miles (80 Kilometers)
average, 80 miles max
Seating Capacity3
Curb Weight4,200 Pounds (1,909 Kilograms)
TiresGoodyear Conquest Low Rolling Resistance
Conversion TimeAbout a year, 320 man hours
Conversion Cost$12,000
The truck was converted in 2002 by a father-son team, Mark and Seth Murray, and competed in the 2002 Tour de Sol. It was sold to a NJ commuter in 2003.

May 2010: I recently learned that the truck has been taken off the road and parted out. Farewell to my first conversion. -Seth

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