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OwnerRandy Harvey
LocationAngus, Ontario Canada map
Vehicle1987 Volkswagen Cabriolet
MotorNetgain WarP 8 Series Wound DC
Drivetrainoriginal 5 speed standard transmission
ControllerDC Power Systems DCP-600 Raptor
Batteries16, 8.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
System Voltage128 Volts
ChargerZivan NG3
Heaterdual ceramic heater cores mounted in place of the original heater core
DC/DC ConverterVicor
InstrumentationVolts, battery Amps
Top Speed62 MPH (99 KPH)
so far
Acceleration(quick enough)
Range37 Miles (59 Kilometers)
at 80% DOD
Seating Capacity4 adults
TiresBridgestone's BT70
Conversion Time250 hours
Conversion Cost$12,000 (cdn)
On the road since 10 Sep 2002. 550km of EV kilometers and counting.

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