Member Name: John Hodnefield
Project Title: 1941 Willys Coupe
Project Status 1 - Idea: checked
Project Status 2 - Project Started: checked
Owners Other EV: none
Location: Andover, MN
System Voltage: 160v or higher (TBD)
Vehicle: 1941 Willys Kit - converted from a S10
Web Page: www.plugnplaymn.org
Controller: Warp Drive Controller (160v or 260v
Batteries: LiFePO4 160 AHA (45 or 60 units)
Charger: Elcon charger 2200 W at 110V, 3000W at
DCDC Converter: DLS-55 Power Converter/Battery
Instrumentation: Blue Window Display (would
like something a little more classy) not sure if we want to utilize the Blue Window USB option.
Top Speed: not tested
Acceleration: not tested
Seating Capacity: 2-4
Conversion Time: 9 month plan to coincide with
Conversion Cost: estimated at $74,000.00
Additional Features: Solar and Wind will be added
- plus an experiment into motion.
Project Comments: This is a new pilot project
that teams high school students across the state to create, manage and run their own 'company'. The
them is renewable energy resources and the final project this year is a 1941 All Electric Willys Coupe.
The project has started - but we are still in
the recruitment phase. Vehicle will be started in late November.
Please visit our website for updates.
We may even have space for a monthly meeting space
(and conversion garage - but it would be located in Andover.
submission comments: Would appreciate the help
getting this posted. We are really excited about our first project.
We are also trying to 'win' a $50,000 grant from
Pepsi in August. Our website has all the details.