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OwnerJohn Snyder
LocationStanton, California United States map
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Vehicle1970 Volkswagen Bug Beetle
Green body with blue green fenders. I
wanted the finders to be similar to the
color of solar panels in case I ever came
up with a viable solar solution to tie the
colors together.
MotorD&D Motor Systems, Inc. ES-67A-29
DC Motor
DrivetrainThe motor is attached to a standard VW
clutch and then the standard 4 speed
transaxle. I generally start in 2nd gear
though because 1st is too low.
Batteries6 Optima Yellow Top, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM
System Voltage72 Volts
ChargerZivan NG-1
InstrumentationBS Designs Batman Battery Management
Top Speed60 MPH (96 KPH)
It averages about 55 on the freeway, but
it is really designed to be driven on the
Range20 Miles (32 Kilometers)
EV Miles
Current:4,800 Miles (7,723 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity4 adults
Curb Weight2,000 Pounds (909 Kilograms)
Tiresgood condition
Conversion TimeHas been a functional EV since 2007.
Additional FeaturesThe unibody pan has been reinforced and the rear shocks
increased in strength.

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