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OwnerNathaniel Martin
LocationSan Francisco, California United States map
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Vehicle1976 Volkswagen Rabbit
MotorPrestolite Series Wound DC
DrivetrainOriginal 4 speed transmission with clutch
ControllerCurtis 1221B
Batteries16 US Battery US8GC, 0.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
System Voltage128 Volts
ChargerZivan K2
DC/DC ConverterTodd PC-40LV
Instrumentationa) ammeter
b) Voltmeter
Top Speed70 MPH (112 KPH)
Range85 Miles (136 Kilometers)
estimated at 40 mph
Seating Capacity4 adults
Curb Weight2,700 Pounds (1,227 Kilograms)
Conversion in progress. I hope it will be a good EV allowing me to go at highway speeds and get good 35 mile range at highway speeds.

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