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OwnerDaniel Ademu-John
LocationAtlanta, Georgia US map
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VehicleVolkswagen
I built this Dune Buggy from off the self
items. The motor is connected directly to
the trans with no clutch. The car is
designed for top speed and little range
hence the use of only 6 12V batteries
MotorAdvanced DC 6.7 Series Wound DC
DrivetrainStock VW 4 speed
ControllerCurtis
Batteries12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
Charger
Home made
Heaternone
InstrumentationHome made. Features include all LED lights
(including white running lights) turning
lights with buzzer
Top Speed45 MPH (72 KPH)
Currently 45 mph hope to pass 60 mph with
72v
Accelerationnot tested yet
Range8 Miles (12 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity2 adults
Curb Weight1,200 Pounds (545 Kilograms)
Conversion TimeOn and off for years
Conversion Cost$7000 +
Car is a lot of fun to drive also drives with less noise
outside than what you here when you drive (and that's not
much). Car is a huge attention getter. Should be done next
spring

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