OwnerBrett Kelien
LocationLouisville, Kentucky United States map
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Vehicle1995 Chevrolet S-10
Motor Series Wound DC
Drivetrain5 speed transmission
ControllerCurtis 1231
BatteriesUniversal Batteries 121100, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM
1 string currently considering an additional string
System Voltage144 Volts
ChargerZivan ng3
InstrumentationSimpson volt and amp gauges
Top Speed90 MPH (144 KPH)
Accelerationabout like a 4 clyinder gas vehicle
Range60 Miles (96 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity3 adults
Tires225/60/16 on IROC rims
Conversion Timeseems like forever
Conversion Cost$9400 including the S10
It has been a long uphill battle but I know it will be great when its done and no gas to buy. Is that great or what ? This 95 dime had a 2.2 and was just lame from the get go. I removed the engine, radiator, exhaust system, gas tank, engine computer and its wiring. It now has a 9.5 diameter series wound motor, IROC wheels, new shocks with helper coil over springs, 3 solar panels, and a fiberglass tonneau cover. Plans for the future are tilt bed, suicide hood, total ground effects kit for all four corners, and last and most important, once I get this truck moving on its own power, I am going to work on perfecting it to go 200 miles per charge. I want to drive it to NATS without having to charge it. This project has been in the planning and design stages for four years. Much thought has gone into this project, as well as money. Thanks to my wife, who believes in me on this project, and my son who adds the added muscle when needed. MAN is that boy big .

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