Netgain 9 inch motorSolar charge stationTop ViewFront Battery boxesCargo area battery boxesMotor in place with new motor mountAdapter plate
OwnerKyle Dansie
Owner's Other EVs1986 Kawasaki Ninja ZX 900
1993 Toyota Pickup
LocationSalt Lake City, Utah United States map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle1994 Volkswagen Golf
Netgain motor
retained standard clutch and VW 5 speed
120 volt system with golf cart batteries
MotorNetgain 9 inch Series Wound DC
DrivetrainElectro automotive adapter
VW clutch
5 speed Front wheel drive
ControllerCurtis 1231C
Batteries20 Trojan T-125, 6.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
System Voltage120 Volts
ChargerZivan NG-3
DC/DC Converter None
The solar panels charge the 12 volt battery.
Top Speed70 MPH (112 KPH)
Range50 Miles (80 Kilometers)
I have driven this car 25 miles and the SOC meter showed 50%.
EV Miles
Start:162,000 Miles (260,658 Kilometers)
Current:162,100 Miles (260,818 Kilometers)
Total:100 Miles (160 Kilometers)
    As of 9/14/2008
Seating Capacity2 adults
Curb Weight3,600 Pounds (1,636 Kilograms)
Conversion Time11 months
Conversion Cost$8100 for basic kit
$3000 battery pack
Additional FeaturesThis car has solar panels on the roof rack for charging the 12 volt battery.

I have solar PV on the garage roof to charge the traction pack. This car is a true zero emission vehicle.
Special Thanks to Michael Mielke for sponsoring this project

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