under the hoodinstalling new motorbatteries and charger
OwnerMart T
LocationTallinn, Harjumaa Estonia map
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Vehicle1993 Volkswagen Golf GT Variant
MotorNetgain Warp9 Series Wound DC
ControllerCafe Electric Z1KLV
no comments needed - everybody knows those controllers
Batteries8 Fullriver HGL70-12, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM
System Voltage96 Volts
Charger Huawei 96V 15A
Heaterseat heating
DC/DC Converter 1 12V Fullriver HGL70-12 with separate C-Tek charg
Works quite well so far, no problems with using onboard accessories.
InstrumentationPaktrak + vacuum meter
Top Speed45 MPH (72 KPH)
Haven't managed to test too much yet. Battery capacity doesn't allow to make freeway tests
Accelerationenough for city driving
Range10 Miles (16 Kilometers)
probably will make so much, but at the end there will be no acceleration at all.
Watt Hours/Mile480 Wh/Mile
Measured from plug, includes all losses - charger, batteries, controller, motor ...
EV Miles
Start:126,056 Miles (202,824 Kilometers)
Current:126,180 Miles (203,023 Kilometers)
Total:124 Miles (199 Kilometers)
    As of 12/18/2008
Seating Capacitydriver + 4 persons
Curb Weight3,000 Pounds (1,363 Kilograms)
including driver
Tires195/65 R15
Conversion Timeabout 200 hours so far
Conversion CostA lot.

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