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OwnerBill James
LocationSan Diego, California United States map
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Vehicle1991 Toyota Celica
Drivetrainfront wheel drive, manual 5 speed
Controller Raptor
Batteries48, 3.60 Volt, Lithium-Ion
System Voltage160 Volts
Top Speed80 MPH (128 KPH)
But I haven't tried a quiet spot to really stretch it out.
Range40 Miles (64 Kilometers)
found out the hard way that the limit is really 44.
EV Miles
Start:101,000 Miles (162,509 Kilometers)
    As of 8/26/2012
Seating Capacity4 (but the back seat is really small)
Conversion Time7 months (but most of those delays were parts/battery related)
Conversion Cost$22,000, and Bob did ALL the work (and a great job)
Pick a car you will really enjoy driving to convert. I looked long and hard to find a car with a great interior, paint job, and sound chassis before I pulled the trigger on this project.

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