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April 24, 2010 in Washington Voices
J. BART RAYNIAK photo

bartr@spokesman.com Dalton Fetsch placed the electric outlet to plug in and charge his battery-powered 1991 Geo Metro where the gas cap used to be.

Fetsch said, “I’ve been looking for a blue hood, but so far, one hasn’t shown up.”

J. BART RAYNIAK photo

bartr@spokesman.com “I’ve had it up to 80,” Dalton Fetsch said of his 1991 Geo Metro powered by a 49-horsepower electric motor. The Freeman High School senior gutted it and converted it to battery power for his senior project. The car has a five-speed manual transmission.