Converting a Truck to Electric – LEAF battery in an S-10

Inside EV’s featured an article on an S-10 built by Jay Summet who retrofitted his S-10 which was previously converted to an electric vehicle and upgraded the previous 20 lead-acid batteries with 48 lithium-ion modules from a wrecked Nissan LEAF.


Kevin has been involved in the custom automotive scene since he bought his first mini-truck in high school and began modifying it. He also has interest in sustainability, DIY projects, and various forms of fabrication. Seeing improved technology of batteries, he has made a concentrated effort over the last few years to transition away from fossil fuels. From lawn care to automotive.

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