|1970 Volkswagen Beetle
| Morrison Electric Milkfloat Series Wound DC
Motor borrowed from a 1960's Morrison Milkfloat
|Beetle gearbox close couple to motor.
Three contactors with field weakening resistor, first contactor was pulled in by string, the rest mechanically timed in.
|12 Fiamm can't remember, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
Standard 12Volt Leasure batteries from fiamm
|Westinghouse from the milk float
Old charger that never really worked
No DC converter
|55 MPH (88 KPH)
Slow and steady, used to spit sparks out the rear
|Slow and steady 1/4 mile in 21seconds
|1 Miles ( 1 Kilometers)
I think thats about as far as it went
|Car was retired in 2004 to make way for Black Current II