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  1. Planning 2004 New Beetle Conversion

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    Y'all, I live down here in New Orleans. My Daisy is a 2004 New Beatle. I am her second owner, and her first owner is Chaya owner of Bywater Bakery. Sometimes parts fall off of Daisy, LOL, but she drives soooooo good. Never gives me trouble starting. No trouble with this girl. I want to ride her...
  2. FOR SALE: 1978 VW Bug convertible electric

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    New paint, interior and top by pros. I did the conversion with best parts (I'm a EE). Ten new Interstate deep-cycle batteries, custom cables, Curtis controller, D&D motor. Digital voltmeter and analog ammeter on dash. Adjustable rear air shocks add stability. Retains the stock transaxle so...
  3. My electric car that I DIDN'T build. Video plus some details.

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    "1927" Ford Track T Roadster in Austin Texas Video (created and posted by someone that I met while on a short test drive): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tHCdCi-7H-M This is a handbuilt car using a mix of custom made stuff, aftermarket bits (Speedway/Flaming River, etc.), and a VW Beetle...
  4. For Sale: 1979 Super Beetle Convertible EV Conversion 100% complete

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    For Sale **10K OBO**: 1979 Super Beetle Convertible EV Conversion 100% complete 1979 Super Beetle Convertible. Entire lifetime in California. I bought it in 2013 and had it converted to full electric by Nathan Hutchison of Nate's Green Garage in Berkeley, CA. I have about $38k into it, when...
  5. For Sale: 1979 Super Beetle Convertible Completed EV Conversion

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    1979 Super Beetle Convertible. Entire lifetime in California. I bought it in 2013 and had it converted to full electric by Nathan Hutchison of Nate's Green Garage in Berkeley, CA. I have about $38k into it, when all is said and done (ouch!) I would like to see this car go to the right...
  6. WTB/ search Porsche 914 or beetle cab EV

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    Hello, I m looking for a Porsche 912 or 914 electric conversation or a beetle Cabrio EV to buy, please make me a offer....
  7. For Sale: 1974 Beetle with Rebirth Auto 96V Conversion in Minneapolis MN - $3000 OBO

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    1974 Volkswagon Beetle with 96 Volt Rebirth Auto Electric Vehicle conversion kit. I originally paid about $1000 for the car and $7500 including tax and shipping for the conversion kit from Rebirth Auto in early 2009. I worked on it on and off in the third stall of my garage and got the...
  8. Electric Beetle Convertible

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    For sale--1978 Beetle Convertible. Converted with Wilderness EV Kit #3: Curtis 1231C Controller, 120 Volt system. It's set up for ten 12 volt lead-acid batteries and one 12 volt battery that runs all the electrics. On-board chargers for both, charger for main batteries is programmable for...
  9. For Sale: Complete 120v DC Conversion Kit

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    Hello all- I have a EV-America 120V Conversion System for sale. It was originally purchased at the end of 2007, but has never been installed and has been carefully stored. The system was designed for a VW Bug using 12v batteries, but can be used for any conversion. The motor is currently...
  10. Adaptor Plate and Coupler for VW Beetle

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    I am planing to keep the clutch in my VW Beetle. (Warp 9 Motor) So i am looing for a CHEAP Adaptor and Coupler, any ideas where to get them? Also i read that the alignment is the most important thing when connecting the motor. I also read that a rubber Star Spider in the Lovejoy coupler helps...
  11. For Sale: Adapter Plate for VW 9" Motor

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    I'm selling my EV Adapter Assembly (AD2111) for a 9" motor. It's brand new and has never been installed. http://www.evparts.com/index.php?section=products_zoom&TAG=ad2111 Asking $800 I can send you picks of mine if you want to see it. Thanks, Tony San Jose, CA
  12. For Sale: 1978 Super Beetle Project - $3300 obo

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    For Sale: 1978 Super Beetle EV Project - $2600 obo Hi Everyone, I'm in San Jose, California and I'm selling my ev project car. It's a 1978 VW Super Beetle Convertible that I bought in the summer of 2008. The Good: Body is in great shape. New floor pans All new seals and...
  13. 1972 VW Super Beetle (Converted to 100% Electric) - $5,000 OBO

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    I live in Somerville, MA and am looking to sell my recently converted Orange 1972 VW Super Beetle. Here is the Craigslist posting I have: This listing is for a 100% Electric 1972 VW Super Beetle (Orange in color). Vehicle is in great condition! Some rust along most prone spots of the...
  14. "Around town" VW bug conversion

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    I'm planning my first EV conversion! Here in Santa Cruz, old Volkswagens are a dime a dozen so I figure one of those is ideal for my first time. From what I can tell it'll be a fairly straightforward conversion from a mechanical standpoint, which is great for me as my knowledge/experience is...
  15. Planning Super Beetle Convertible (1972) conversion for Germany: basic configuration?

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    Hi folks, I have been reading and studying EV Lists and Web Sites for six months now, but the more I read, the more confusing it seems to get. I am probably overthinking this, so I would love to hear some real-world experiences. I already have the Bug. It has 44HP which is enough for my daily...
  16. Evnetics Soliton1 - Motor Cable Length

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    Hi all, I'm upgrading the controller in my '69 VW Type-1 to a Soliton1. I have an ADC 8" motor and 45 cell 90AH Thundersky pack. I'm considering mounting the controller on the "parcel shelf" (behind the back seat) under a perspex shield. This would mean that the controller->motor cables would...
  17. So it begins, my first build

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    So I have decided to do an electric conversion on a 1969 Bajabug, I have no idea what I am doing, and everything I know I learned from spending too much time on the internet looking at other conversions. :rolleyes: So I figured I would go ahead and start this thread to document my...
  18. VW Super Beetle Conversion Question

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    Per the sticky: Your skill level with auto mechanics and fabrication: Built two track cars, good at welding, body work, and general ICE knowledge. Not so much experience with EV electronics, especially when it comes to terminology and calculations. The range you are hoping to get (how...
  19. EV Beetle conversion - Australia

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    Hi, Just thought I'd post a quick hello as I'm new to this forum and just starting out on my first ev conversion. I'm converting a 1969 beetle. My plan is to use a Advanced DC L91-4003 motor running at 120v. I'm still researching controllers but would love a zilla but will probably find...
  20. vw adapter drawing

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    Hi all !! Does anyone have drawing / plans for building adapter and coupler for VW aircooled engines with clutch/flywheel? If anyone has detailed drawings of the transaxle (bellhousing) I would apprechiate this as well. I live in Norway, and shipping & import tax are threatening the survival...
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