Front SideDashARACharger
OwnerHector Ruiz
LocationMetepec, Mexico Mexico map
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Vehicle2001 Volkswagen Sedan
Clutch-less design, clutch pedal removed. Still you can change
gears, all of them are used. The classic (53) logo and red/blue
lines are still missing.
MotorD&D Motor Systems, Inc. ES15-A Series Wound DC
DrivetrainOther EVs: 1972 VW Brasilia, 1984 EV-Truck, and 2003 MINI
Cooper waiting for EV parts
ControllerCurtis 1209B
Batteries9 LTH 170Ah, 8.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
This batteries are the perfect fit for both sides of the car: front
and rear side. We have full respect and honor to the car's original
inside space, meaning: free cargo area and security!. We sell the
front and rear racks/box, adapter plate. We do the full conversion
work for you! If you need this batteries outside
Mexico we can sell them to you.
System Voltage72 Volts
ChargerLester 16340
72V, 25A, Input: 220
InstrumentationCurtis Battery Indicator, Ah meter
Top Speed56 MPH (90 KPH)
90Km/h. It is more than enough for city speeds, Mexico City's
Max Speed is 80Km/h in our "freeway" a.k.a. Periferico
AccelerationGood, similar to stock ICE
Range31 Miles (49 Kilometers)
That's in flat areas, with moderate hilly areas, tested with 2 adults
(driver and a passenger)
EV Miles
Start:42,563 Miles (68,483 Kilometers)
Current:43,750 Miles (70,393 Kilometers)
Total:1,187 Miles (1,909 Kilometers)
    As of 11/3/2013
Seating Capacity5 adults
Curb Weight0
A little heavier than stock car, missing bascule.
Conversion Time8 saturdays
Conversion Cost5500
Additional FeaturesSo far 4 motors tested with this battery pack, the best motor (BY FAR) we tested is a very OLD
GE motor, capable of reaching 80Km/h (50MPH) with at ONLY 48VDC, which is amazing! I have
a video of that test, its a shame GE has discontinued those motors.

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