My Sorry Heaprestoration in progressFlinstone car
OwnerDana Calef
LocationJoplin, Missouri United States map
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Vehicle1959 Metropolitan
Working on restoring then electrifying a cute '59 Metropolitan
MotorAdvanced DC Series Wound DC
standard 3-speed on column

Batteries8, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Thin Metal Film
System Voltage96 Volts
DC/DC ConverterCurtis
Top Speed70 MPH (112 KPH)
made for around town
Range50 Miles (80 Kilometers)
EV Miles
Start:51,000 Miles (82,059 Kilometers)
Current: Miles (0 Kilometers)
Total:-51,000 Miles (-82,059 Kilometers)
    As of 7/23/2008
Seating Capacity2 adults, although bench seat in front could hold three and original design had a 2 person impractical seat in back
Curb Weight1,800 Pounds (818 Kilograms)
Conversion Timespare, delightful
Conversion Costcan't say (wife would not understand)
Additional FeaturesKickin' 200 amp stereo, custom interior, re trimmed exterior with lightning bolt, Air Conditioner/heater with programmable on time
This project is in Joplin. All the above is only theory. Still working on restoration. Need a sheet metal welder, and interior man. Want to help? E-mail me.

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