new seatsbattery racksfirst tire spinfrom the rear
OwnerHarry Henderson
Owner's Other EVsHenderson 2
Ez-Go Solar Powered Cart
1970 Volkswagen Bus
2012 Veritech Cyclone VR-001
LocationAlbuquerque, New Mexico US map
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Vehicle1969 Bradley GT
a 70's Bradley GT kit on a 69 bug chassis
MotorHPEVS AC-50 3-Phase AC
50 hp peak, 15 cont
Drivetrainstock
ControllerCurtis
this is the controller that comes with the AC-50
kit offered by various dealers for about $4500
Batteries16 Trojan T125, 6.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
240 amp hour
System Voltage96 Volts
ChargerRussco ?
96 Volt
DC/DC Converter
solar panel. i've been using solar power
for my aux battery in all my vehicles w/o
issue for 4 years now.
Top Speed75 MPH (120 KPH)
70 so far, in fourth gear but not maxed out
Accelerationis better than stock
Range50 Miles (80 Kilometers)
about 45 now, with the areo mods,
increased regen, solar panels, etc...
i'm hoping for 50, at low speed i think
i could get 60-70 miles. i've done
several trips of 34-38 miles using 7-8
kwh from the wall
Watt Hours/Mile266 Wh/Mile
25-35 mph: 240 whrpm
35-45 mph: 275 whrpm
45-60 mph: 290 whrpm
these are from the wall and i assume
about 80% efficent charger
but i have about 5-10% of improvements i
can still make
Seating Capacity2 adults
Curb Weight2,460 Pounds (1,118 Kilograms)
$800 for Bradley kit and 69 vw bug chassis apr 2010
$80 professional install of windshield may 2010
$50 4-to-5 bolt hub adaptors [used] oct 2010
$1000 MICHELIN Energy Saver tires w/new rims nov 2010
$200 angle aluminium [battery rack/structure] dec 2010
$100 18-8 stainless steel bolts for aluminum feb 2011
$240 new reclining 'race' seats apr 2011
[$2000] 16 T125 trojans [paid by NNMC] jun 2011
$700 charger jul 2011
$4620 AC50 with curtis 1238R-7601 [650 amps] aug 2011
[~$200] machined flywheel [donated by] sep 2011
$100 30 watt solar panel for 12 volt battery nov 2011
$200 led head/turn lights jan 2012
first test drive feb 2012
$460 new brakes and improved suspension mar 2012
$25 hand crank windshield wiper apr 2012

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