Before paint as a wannabee DeloreanHogwarts Drivers Training Carwannabee racecar/ burned the brushes!power plant
LocationOakland, California US map
Vehicle1968 Volkswagen type 3 fastback
MotorPrestolite 7 Series Wound DC
oldie but goodie
ControllerCurtis 1231c
Batteries16 US Battery US 125, 6.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
System Voltage96 Volts
ChargerLester 96v
DC/DC ConverterSevcon
Instrumentationspeedometer,odometer - stock
Top Speed65 MPH (104 KPH)
AccelerationAlways first across the intersection!
RangeDocumented: 44 miles at freeway speeds mid-summer.
EV Miles
Current:17,878 Miles (28,765 Kilometers)
    As of 5/27/2008
Seating Capacity2 + 2 beehives in the back
Curb Weight0

TiresM&S 165 R15 steel belted
Conversion Timeone month in 4 months time
Conversion Cost>$3K but +$3k for the paint a year later
Additional FeaturesIt could use a few...
I learned I am an "if it runs it's done" kind of person.. Now I hope to get into some refinements as I replace my battery pack with a used set of the same.

code by jerry