Patmans EVElectric VehicleBrake vacuum pump
OwnerPatrick Aschenbach
LocationBoulder City, Nevada United States map
Vehicle1995 GMC S-10 Sonoma
welded frame to hold batteries, isolated ground.
MotorAdvanced DC FB1-4001A Series Wound DC
9", early 90's vintage. Common.
Drivetrain5 speed but no clutch!
ControllerCurtis 1221B
400 amp but I can only go 200 amps or so. Mounted on a heat sink, thinking of adding larger heatsink.
Batteries20 US Battery US-145, 6.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
around 2 years old? 128.2V when charged.
System Voltage120 Volts
ChargerZivan NG3
220Vac in, 120Vdc out, ends at 148 V.
DC/DC ConverterIota DLS-45
Even though it says 120V AC input, my DC traction pack runs it just fine!
InstrumentationVolts, amps, Curtis 900R capacity
Top Speed60 MPH (96 KPH)
downhill LOL, need to test it more
Range44 Miles (70 Kilometers)
doesn't like hills
Watt Hours/Milehilly terrain. NG3 goes at 3KW per hour, around 5.5 hours to charge after going 40 miles. Electric rate .045/kwh, costs 2 to 3 cents per mile!!
EV Miles
Start:11,000 Miles (17,699 Kilometers)
Current:11,323 Miles (18,218 Kilometers)
Total:323 Miles (519 Kilometers)
    As of 9/24/2006
Seating Capacity3 adults
Curb Weight0
batteries over 1500 lbs.
TiresPirelli, 40lbs. 225/60 R 16
Conversion TimeWas project with Clark High School and Nevada Power Corp. in 1995 or 6. Auctioned later to local EV club and I ran into recently.
Conversion Cost$5,000
Additional Featurestilt bed, LED display panel, individual battery circuits for BMS.
I love it!

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