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OwnerJoe Adcock
LocationCary, North Carolina United States map
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Vehicle1970 Volkswagen Beetle
4 speed manual with clutch
MotorAdvanced DC Series Wound DC
DrivetrainOriginal transmission
ControllerCurtis 1221
Batteries196 Prius, 7.20 Volt, Nickel-Metal Hydride
Using 196 Prius battery cells (NiMH)
System Voltage96 Volts
ChargerRussco Russco SC 18-120
Heatercoat and gloves
Instrumentation12V auxiliary battery gauge, 0-400A ammeter, 96V
State of Charge gauge
Top Speed70 MPH (112 KPH)
80mph downhill, 70mph cruise on flat interstate
Range40 Miles (64 Kilometers)
Driven over a couple days.
Seating Capacity2 adults
Curb Weight1,700 Pounds (772 Kilograms)
Conversion Time10 months
Conversion Cost$7,000
Pictures to be changed when battery replacement is complete

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