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Default EV Conversion Tool List

Essentials
  • Shop manual for donor vehicle
  • 2 or 3 ton trolley jack (high clearance preferred)
  • 2 ton adjustable jackstands
  • Creeper
  • Socket set(s)
  • Wrench set(s)
  • Screwdrivers
  • Pliers
  • Angle Grinder
  • Handheld drill
  • Digital Volt Meter (DVM)
  • Wire strippers and crimpers
  • Cable cutters and BIG crimper for 2/0 lugs
  • Soldering Iron
  • Shop light
  • Rotary tool
  • Sabre Saw
  • Cutoff saw or Bandsaw

Recommended
  • Measuring Tape
  • Electrical Tape
  • Engine hoist or transmission jack
  • Clamp On Ammeter
  • Drill press
  • Air compressor
  • Rhino Ramps
  • Welding Equipment
  • Safety goggles or glasses
  • Bucket and/or pan
  • Rubber and Leather Gloves
  • Paper and Pen/Pencil
  • Heat Welding set for plastic (boxes and brackets)

Optional
  • Ruler
  • Duct Tape
  • Shop Towel(s)
  • Cable Ties
  • Sawhorses (or any table that you don't care about)
  • Jigsaw
  • Circle saw
  • Hacksaw
  • Pry Bar
  • Heat gun or torch
  • Hammer
  • Vise
  • Strapping kit (for prismatic cell packs)
Carry-On
  • Digital Volt Meter (DVM)
  • Small and or medium Socket wrench and commonly used sockets (battery pack)


Created by Ziggythewiz, 06-01-2012 at 02:42 PM
Last edited by dtbaker, 10-29-2012 at 09:35 PM
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Old 06-21-2012, 07:46 PM
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Awesome....Thanks!

...+ maybe you could add a section such as key people to know? Ex. A machinist (for mating motor to transmission) ...a __?__ battery technician?? (whoever i should get to know to help ensure i don't kill myself or destroy a huge investment in batteries)

Anyway, this post is already super helpful.

Last edited by adeyo; 06-21-2012 at 08:31 PM.
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