Darell Dickey, Kim & Kyra
Lee, Davis, CA
White 2000 (with 2001 bed). Purchased new 12.2005, from a lottery buyer.
Sold 02.2006, so I hardly count. ;) Was charged with power offset by
our grid-tied 2.5kW solar
PV array. Dome
light and third brake light swapped
for custom LED units. Leather steering wheel cover and factory floor
mats.More info and pictures.
Eugen Dunlop (and Darell), Davis, CA
Ed, Kathy, Lizzy & Jemma Thorpe,
VIN: 1FTZR1070WTA40652 (PbA)
License: EVHAULR (trailer is EV HAUL)
White 1998. Purchased used with ~7k miles 06.2005, off ebay from 2nd
owner. Originally part of Alabama Power fleet, so exempt from the California
crushing effort. Mostly charged with geothermal (55+%) & hydroelectric
(30+%) through local power company. Improvements: Dome light swapped
for custom LED unit (thanks Darell). Simulated wood dash, in process
of upgraded to power windows, mirror, locks. Used for towing up to 2000
lbs (Sparrow on trailer).
Tom Griner, Mountain View, CA
License: NIMH EV
White 2000 NiMH from Blue Sky Motors (Former Air Force lease vehicle).
Camper shell added with solar panels on the roof to keep the 12v system
topped off and run accessories. 1998 tail lights substituted (to have
yellow turn signals). LED bulbs all around. 4kW solar
system at home provides all my home power with some extra to charge
the truck. Custom bumper stickers "Crush the ICE", "dump
the pump", "powered by sunshine", etc.
Ben White & Susan
Parks, San Jose, CA
White 2000 Lead-Acid. License 7Y62122.
Purchased through the lottery in Oct 2005. 11,000 miles as of Sept,
2007. Used for commuting to work (20 miles round trip), and occasionally