OwnerJim Schinnerer
LocationFort Collins, Colorado United States map
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Vehicle1973 Volkswagen Super Beetle
MotorAdvanced DC FB1-4001 Series Wound DC
DrivetrainClutchless, stock 4 speed transaxle
ControllerCurtis 1221C
400 Amp
Batteries8 Interstate SRM-27, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM
System Voltage96 Volts
ChargerK and W BC-20
with LB-120 boost transformer
Heatermodified hair dryer for defrost only
DC/DC ConverterVicor Megamod
150 Watt
InstrumentationDigital Ammeter and Voltmeter
Top Speed45 MPH (72 KPH)
so far in town
Accelerationslow, but should get better with 2 more batteries
Range12 Miles (19 Kilometers)
but it's been really cold
Seating Capacity4 adults
Curb Weight2,240 Pounds (1,018 Kilograms)
with 8 batteries
Tiresnothing special
Conversion Time5 months
Conversion Cost$4500

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