Full River Battery Charge #57: 688 Miles

October 9, 2011, Sunday: Today, I drove another 11.9 miles. Since the conversion and driving daily the EV truck has driven 688 miles without failure. Today, I did my first test today in the rain.  Some improvements could be made, but all electronic were dry after a 12 mile run.  The state of charge was ~60% or 151.1 V, when I arrived home today. Started automated charge with our PFC 30 Manzanita Micro Charger at 2:35PM, at 29.0 Amps.  Charger reduced current to zero at 4:10 PM. Total charge time was 1 hour and 35 minutes.  Warm peak pack voltage, absorption, was 175.0V.  
Base voltages readings near the end of charge (5.8 Amps at 4:05PM) were:
Reg 1: 14.50V
Reg 2: 14.50V
Reg 3: 14.51V Highest
Reg 4: 14.50V
Reg 5: 14.50V
Reg 6: 14.45V
Reg 7: 14.49V
Reg 8: 14.47V
Reg 9: 14.15V Lowest
Reg10:14.49V
Reg11:14.50V
Reg12:14.48V

Full River Battery Charge #56: 676 Miles

September 30, 2011, Friday: Today, I drove another 10.2 miles. Since the conversion and driving daily the EV truck has driven 676 miles without failure and the odometer reads 91154 miles. The Ford Ranger Electric Vehicle arrived home today with a state of charge was 151.0 Volts. Started automated charge with our PFC 30 Manzanita Micro Charger at 5:45 PM, at 28.0 Amps.  Charger reduced current to zero at 7:02 PM. Total charge time was 1 hour and 17 minutes.  Warm peak pack voltage, absorption, was 175.0V.  

Full River Battery Charge #55

September 29, 2011, Thursday: Today, I drove another 10.2 miles. Since the conversion and driving daily the EV truck has driven 665 miles without failure. The Ford Ranger Electric Vehicle arrived home today with a state of charge was ~60% or 150.5 Volts. It is cooler today 63F. Started automated charge with our PFC 30 Manzanita Micro Charger at 7:15 PM, at 28.0 Amps.  Charger reduced current to zero at 8:45 PM. Total charge time was 1 hour and 30 minutes.  Warm peak pack voltage, absorption, was 175.0V.  
Base voltages readings near the end of charge (9 Amps at 8:29PM) were:
Reg 1: 14.45V
Reg 2: 14.45V
Reg 3: 14.30V
Reg 4: 14.24V Lowest.Reg 5: 14.50V
Reg 6: 14.28V
Reg 7: 14.49V
Reg 8: 14.49V
Reg 9: 13.34V 
Reg10:13.67V Highest
Reg11:14.42V
Reg12:14.48V

Full River Battery Charge #54

September 28, 2011, Thursday: Today, I drove another 10.2 miles. Since the conversion and driving daily the EV truck has driven 654 miles without failure. The Ford Ranger Electric Vehicle arrived home today with a state of charge was 151.4 Volts. It is cooler today 70F. Started automated charge with our PFC 30 Manzanita Micro Charger at 7:00 PM, at 28.0 Amps.  Charger reduced current to zero at 8:15 PM. Total charge time was 1 hour and 15 minutes.  Warm peak pack voltage, absorption, was 175.0V. 

Full River Battery Charge #53

September 27, 2011, Thursday: Today, I drove another 10.2 miles. Since the conversion and driving daily the EV truck has driven 643 miles without failure. The Ford Ranger Electric Vehicle arrived home today with a state of charge was ~60% or 150.5 Volts. It is cooler today 63F. Started automated charge with our PFC 30 Manzanita Micro Charger at 7:45 PM, at 28.0 Amps.  Charger reduced current to zero at 9:03 PM. Total charge time was 1 hour and 18 minutes.  Warm peak pack voltage, absorption, was 175.0V.  Base voltages readings near the end of charge (12.3 Amps at 8:50PM) were:
Reg 1: 14.50V
Reg 2: 14.50V
Reg 3: 14.51V Highest
Reg 4: 14.34V
Reg 5: 14.47V
Reg 6: 14.50V
Reg 7: 14.49V
Reg 8: 14.47V
Reg 9: 13.97V Lowest.
Reg10:13.98V
Reg11:14.50V
Reg12:14.48V

Full River Battery Charge #52: Landmark Ford

September 24, 2011, Saturday: I returned from a business trip this week. Today, I drove the Ford Ranger EV 16 miles to Landmark Ford to inspect/rewire/check out the airbags and seat belts, since the conversion.  The EV truck has driven 633 miles without failure.  The Ford Ranger Electric Vehicle arrived at landmark Ford at 150 V pack.  They charged it there.  On Saturday evening, the pack Voltage after returning was 150.2 V.  I started the automated charge with our PFC 30 Manzanita Micro Charger at 4:30 PM, at 28.3 Amps. Charger was completely automated and not manually adjusted during charge. Charger reduced current to zero at 6:20 PM. Total charge time was 1 hour and 40 minutes. Warm peak pack voltage, during bulk phase was 175.0V.