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1941 Willys Kit - converted from a S10 by John Hodnefield

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Member Name: John Hodnefield

Project Title: 1941 Willys Coupe

Project Status 1 - Idea: checked

Project Status 2 - Project Started: checked

Owner: PlugNPlay

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

Motor: Warp9

Drivetrain: Manual

Controller: Warp Drive Controller (160v or 260v TBD)

Batteries: LiFePO4 160 AHA (45 or 60 units)

Charger: Elcon charger 2200 W at 110V, 3000W at 220V

DCDC Converter: DLS-55 Power Converter/Battery Charger

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

Range: 125+

Seating Capacity: 2-4

Conversion Time: 9 month plan to coincide with school year

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.

 

 

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