LocationFlorence, Kentucky United States map
Vehicle1978 Volkswagen Bus Westfalia
Flawless operation.
MotorNetgain WarP 9 Series Wound DC
DrivetrainOriginal 4 speed with a clutch
ControllerCafe Electric Zilla Z1k with Hairball Interface
Batteries13 Power Sonic PS-12-1000B, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM
12 Batteries for traction pack & 1 aux battery for the 12 volt system
System Voltage144 Volts
ChargerA123 13 Automatic Battery Chargers ABC 1206
HeaterI have a ceramic heater mounted and in the duct lines with wires running to it but not connected to save on distance
DC/DC ConverterAstrodyne Astrodyne DC/DC 480
InstrumentationWestach Amp, High and low Voltage gauges & a tachometer
Top Speed60 MPH (96 KPH)
AccelerationBetter than with stock engine
Range25 Miles (40 Kilometers)
I started to run out of juice at 25 miles and dropped by a friends house and plugged in for the night. It was loaded down though with prob about 200 lbs of tools and wood splitting equipment
EV Miles
Start:60,070 Miles (96,652 Kilometers)
Current:60,715 Miles (97,690 Kilometers)
Total:645 Miles (1,037 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity5 adults
Conversion Time1 year 2 months
Conversion Costlots about $20k

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