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OwnerWayne S. Johnson
Owner's Other EV1973 Schwinn Town & Country
LocationGilroy, California US map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle1968 Volkswagen Beetle
MotorGeneral Electric Series Wound DC
ControllerCafe Electric Z1K-LV
Batteries18 US Battery US 8VGC-XC, 8.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
Batteries replaced 6/12/2015
75 Amps. @ 90 min.
50 Amps. @ 146 min.
40 Amps. @ 192 min.
25 Amps. @ 337 min.
System Voltage144 Volts
Charger Current Sink Systems
Charger efficiency 78%
HeaterNichrome
DC/DC Converter Current Sink Systems
13.8 Volts @ 34 Amps.
InstrumentationWestach Tachometer
Westach Dual V/A
Link 10
Analog Devices Scanning Digital Thermometer
Top Speed85 MPH (136 KPH)
Acceleration0 to 30 in 1.8 sec.
0 to 40 in 3.6 sec.
0 to 50 in 6.7 sec.
Range50 Miles (80 Kilometers)
Calculated range based on measured battery current at 45 MPH and battery specifications. 110 miles at 25 MPH, 25 amps.
Watt Hours/Mile400 Wh/Mile
400 Wh/mi AC @ 45 MPH
367 Wh/mi AC @ 30 MPH
188 Wh/mi DC @ 25 MPH
EV Miles
Start:25,957 Miles (41,764 Kilometers)
Current:65,000 Miles (104,585 Kilometers)
Total:39,043 Miles (62,820 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity2 adults
Curb Weight2,700 Pounds (1,227 Kilograms)
Tires165R15
Conversion Cost$4,500
Additional FeaturesBattery heaters
Sealed battery boxes with blowers
On board charger 2,400 VA, PF 0.98, 120 VAC
Programmable charger algorithm with equalization mode
Auto scan digital thermometer with 6 inputs
Power Amp, 600 Watts, 4 Ch, 12 speakers, MP3 player, FM
Lightened flywheel
Din rail power panel
Front disc brakes
Front and rear coilover shocks
Upgraded rear Torsion Bars
Intermittent wiper motor controller with washer pump
Dual horns
0 to 62 MPH in second gear, no need to shift under 62 MPH.


code by jerry