|Location||Columbia, Missouri US map|
|Vehicle||1991 Chevrolet S-10|
|Motor||Advanced DC FB1-4001 Series Wound DC|
8/2006 - The original motor blew. I purchased a new FB1-4001 from EV America and installed it in the spring of '07.
Large heat sink and low power DC fan underneath the controller for additional cooling.
|Batteries||20 Misc., 6.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded|
I have a mix and match of 6 volters, right now. The pack needs to be replaced.
|System Voltage||120 Volts|
I'm using the Lester on 220v. It takes between 6-8 hours to charge a pack, depending on depth of discharge.
|DC/DC Converter|| Samlex SD-350D|
This is a converter that the previous owner put in. Samlex SD-350D I don't really have an opinion on it, yet. www.samlexamerica.com
|Instrumentation||Voltmeter, Amp meter, Curtis Charge to empty gauge|
|Top Speed||70 MPH (112 KPH)|
I've been at 70, but didn't push it to the limit to see top speed.
|Acceleration||Adequate - a bit slow off of the mark if going up an incline.|
|Range||40 Miles (64 Kilometers)|
I've not pushed the limit of the range, either, but have been ~30 miles, myself, on a single charge.
|Seating Capacity||3 adults|
|Conversion Cost||Purchase price: $8,500. With shipping, I'm currently at $11,300.|
|Additional Features||Started adding hydrolic lifts to the bed, but didn't finish. I've got the lifts.|