Thread: S10 Kill Switch
View Single Post
Old 10-21-2008, 04:09 PM   #1 (permalink)
bennelson
EV test pilot
 
bennelson's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Oconomowoc, WI, USA
Posts: 4,435

Electric Cycle - '81 Kawasaki KZ440
90 day: 334.6 mpg (US)

S10 - '95 Chevy S10
90 day: 30.48 mpg (US)

Electro-Metro - '96 Ben Nelson's "Electro-Metro"
90 day: 129.81 mpg (US)

The Wife's Car - Plug-in Prius - '04 Toyota Prius
90 day: 78.16 mpg (US)
Thanks: 17
Thanked 658 Times in 384 Posts
S10 Kill Switch

Hey Everyone!

I just installed a kill switch on my '95 S10 4-banger pickup truck.

I shot video of it and will post that sometime for you.

In the meantime, I will go test some engine-off-coasting.

This is using a momentary-on switch on the stick shift to interrupt the fuel injection wire through a relay.

The advantages of this over using the key-off,back-on is that my trip odometer will keep running and my radio will stay on. It has about a 5 second "reboot" time for the radio to come on when you turn the key to "on"!

Now I can save gas without missing my radio program.

I will go for a ride and let you know how it goes!

__________________


300mpg.org Learn how to BUILD YOUR OWN ELECTRIC CAR CHEAP
My YouTube Videos
  Reply With Quote