EntropyBrain's "cash sink"

Vehicle Name: cash sink
Builder: EntropyBrain
Started: 2008-07-25
Est. Finish: 2010-07-01
Build Duration: 706 days
Build Hours: 45
% Complete: 10%
Added: 2008-08-12
Last Updated: 2010-02-27
Donor Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet S10
Donor Cost: $2,000
Conversion Cost: $10,000
Total Cost: $12,000

- Performance and Range -
Max Power: 62 kW
Top Speed: 75 mph
Final Weight: 3900 lbs
Range at 30: 60 miles
Range at 55: n/a
- Batteries / Charging -
Battery Type: Flooded Lead Acid
Battery Manufacturer: Generic
Battery Configuration: 6V Trojan T-105's, 6 in front, 20 in back. I am going to try and put them under the bed, but still working on it.
Battery Pack Voltage: 156v
Charger: Manzanita PFC20
Charge Time: who cares.
- Drivetrain -
Controller: Zilla 1K with Hairball 2
Motor: ADC 9" with tail shaft
- Accessories / Other -
DC-DC Converter: 45 amp 144-192 volt
Air Conditioning: still leaving it as an option
Power Steering: no
Brakes: EV Source vacuum assist kit
Tires: stock.... so far
Other Notes: Due to work, the project has sat for a year with no progress. I started working on it again in February, 2010. Number of trips to the hardware store- 7 Number of trips to the auto parts store- 5 Am actively working on mockups of the components to aid in laying out the motor compartment.
- Stats -
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