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Vehicle 1997 BMW 318ti Sport
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Color Silber
Updated 03-20-2010 12:23 AM
Mileage 204,000 Miles
Price $4,000.00 USD
Purchase Date
URL http://mpkwh.blogspot.com/
Total Modifications 1
Total Spent $10,000.00 USD
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Donor for Conversion to Electric Vehicle:
Acquired October 2008, last gas run early November 2008. Goal was to be running by 3/31/09. Fat Chance. Still working, 95% complete
Project Goal: See what life with an electric daily driver is like. Anticipate daily route of 8-15 miles, perhaps twice (drop off and pick up kids with other misc errands). Daily route max speed is 50mph.

Design Goals:
Max speed 70mph
Range: 30-40m @ <50mph
Passengers: 4 (keep back seat)
Final Converted Cost: ~$15,000
Motor: 20hp 9inch frame DC motor
Batteries: 12x12V 110AH Odyssey AGM batteries
Electric Vacuum Pump for Brake Booster
Electric Power Steering Pump (Toyota MR2)

Modifications - Engine - $10,000.00
Manufacturer Modification Rating Total Spent Updated Installed?
Electric Vehicles of America

User Posted Date Comments
First electric run: 3/18/10
See Blog for more detail: http://mpkwh.blogspot.com

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