1987 Chevrolet S-10 Electric side viewInstrument GaugesAdvanced DC Series Wound MotorCurtis Controller PMCTodd DC-DC ConverterLogo1987 Chevrolet S-10 Electric side view #1987 Chevrolet S-10 Electric back viewKenneth F. LaBrecque
OwnerKenneth F. LaBrecque
LocationBoyne City, Michigan United States map
Vehicle1987 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup
MotorAdvanced DC FB1-4001A Series Wound DC
double shaft series wound motor, 72-144 VDC, 28.5HP continuous at 144 VDC, 100 HP peak, 9.1" Diameter

Drivetrain4-speed manual transmission
ControllerCurtis 1231C-8601
96VDC-144VDC 500A
Batteries20 Trojan T-105, 6.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
15 batteries in truck bed, 5 batteries under the hood.

THERMOIL added for better battery health and longevity.
System Voltage120 Volts
ChargerRussco SC 18-120 SO
Triple Stage Charger
HeaterCeramic heating element
DC/DC ConverterTodd PC-30
InstrumentationBATSTAT LED Fuel Gauge, Traction Pack Voltmeter, Traction Pack Ammeter, Auxiliary Voltmeter
Top Speed65 MPH (104 KPH)
Range45 Miles (72 Kilometers)
45 mph on level terrain.
Seating Capacity2 adults
Curb Weight3,700 Pounds (1,681 Kilograms)
TiresPrimewell P195/75R14
Additional Features8-80 Watt (640 Watts) flexible solar panels wired in series on truck bed topper for "parking lot" charging. 4 panels slide over the hood for "parking lot" charging, then slid back (like a drawer) over truck bed topper for driving down the road. The solar array adds a little extra range between charge cycles.

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