OwnerDominic Del Padre
LocationNorth Las Vegas, Nevada United States map
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Vehicle1975 Volkswagen Bus
1975 VW Bus with bad wiring doesn't really work perfect for
MotorAdvanced DC Series Wound DC
Batteries12, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
System Voltage144 Volts
Heaterits vegas theres plenty of that already
Top Speed72 MPH (115 KPH)
Starting out in 2 or 3
Accelerationtakes awhile to get up there and going down hill helps.
Range28 Miles (45 Kilometers)
all up hill going so it was faster on the return trip
Seating Capacity9 adults
Conversion Timeover a year thanks to the now out of business ECOS motors.
Thieves still owe my $750!
Conversion Cost$5,000 for the kit, $2,000 for the bus and $1,000 for the
Additional Featuresan additional switch for the contact after the keyed ignition switch. Thats it I have no gauges I use a multimeter I had plans for a digital display but could not come up with the money.
I did not really like what I was getting out of the bus too many problems with the vehicle the only thing that was good about it was the electric conversion. When the transmission broke I took the opportunity to convert something else which is coming soon....

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