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OwnerLou
LocationBerkely, California US map
WebWebPage
Vehicle1969 Volkswagen Squareback
MotorPrestolite 4001 Series Wound DC
96 Volt 98 Amps
Drivetrain6 speed Automatic, with Parking gear (I made it)
ControllerRick Barline Black 2000 CPS
Batteries16, 6.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
System Voltage96 Volts
Charger
home made
HeaterHair Dryer defroster
DC/DC ConverterWasalina
20 Amp (No accessory battery)
InstrumentationSalvation Army
Top Speed70 MPH (112 KPH)
with 2 miles of straight highway
Range75 Miles (120 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity5 adults and 3 Huskys (dogs, not Sumo wrestlers)
Curb Weight3,000 Pounds (1,363 Kilograms)
TiresRotten
Conversion Time6 months
Conversion Cost$6000 (Most of parts are still on shelf, unused)
Built in 1982, It now has over 100,000 miles on it electrically. The Gasoline engine only took it 50,000 miles.

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