Kaylor Motor Install.mov
Kaylor Motor Adaptor Electric Car Kit. This is installed in a 69 VW Ghia.
We are testing a modern controller to power the old Starter/Generator
motors for these Kits. These conversion kits were specifically built for
the old VW platform. They work great but work best on the old fiberglass
Black Current 2011.MOV
Black Current, Electric Drag Beetle runs at Santa Pod during qualifying for
Big Bang 2011. Slow motion video, 300 frames per second.
Black Current Electric VW Beetle Running on FlightPower Batteries
Brothers Sam and Oliver Young made it into electric drag racing history at
Santa Pod Raceway in the UK with his 1600 pound electric VW bug, "Black
Current." Sam piloted Black Current to a 9.82 @ 132.22 mph run followed by
a 9.51 time at 135.65 mph. This makes the speedy electric bug the "World's
First Street-Bodied Electric Car" to break into the 9's. A significant
historic event for EVs and electric drag racing history. The current
running through Black Current is provided by FlightPower Lithium Polymer®
EVO Ultra Nano batteries which have thicker innerconnects then regular RC
batteries to handle the extra current.!
This is a highly modified 1967 VW Bug. Grafted on rag top, New Chassis,
Narrowed front axle, Chopped 4 inches in front and 3 inches in the back.
Adapted for chevy wheels and super wide M/T Sportsmen tires on Centerline
wheels. This is just the beginning of transforming this bug into my kind of
art. Stay tuned working on this bug weekly to come up with some thing