|Owner's Other EVs||1986 Kawasaki Ninja ZX 900|
1993 Toyota Pickup
|Location||Salt Lake City, Utah US map|
|Vehicle||1994 Volkswagen Golf |
retained standard clutch and VW 5 speed
120 volt system with golf cart batteries
|Motor||Netgain 9 inch Series Wound DC|
|Drivetrain||Electro automotive adapter|
5 speed Front wheel drive
|Batteries||20 Trojan T-125, 6.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded|
|System Voltage||120 Volts|
|DC/DC Converter|| None|
The solar panels charge the 12 volt battery.
|Top Speed||70 MPH (112 KPH)|
|Range||50 Miles (80 Kilometers)|
I have driven this car 25 miles and the SOC meter showed 50%.
|Seating Capacity||2 adults|
|Curb Weight||3,600 Pounds (1,636 Kilograms)|
|Conversion Time||11 months|
|Conversion Cost||$8100 for basic kit|
$3000 battery pack
|Additional Features||This car has solar panels on the roof rack for charging the 12 volt battery. |
I have solar PV on the garage roof to charge the traction pack. This car is a true zero emission vehicle.
|Special Thanks to Michael Mielke for sponsoring this project|