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  1. New build - E-VW Golf

    All EV Conversions and Builds
    Hi all, I'm new to the forum, and just getting started on a conversion project for a 2007 VW Golf. My goals for the project are to build a useful EV daily driver, with ~100km range and performance comparable to the original ICE engine, and to learn a whole lot along the way. I'm still at the...
  2. Joining the club

    New Member Introductions
    Just wanted to say hello. I'm new to the EV world, and working on plans for a conversion on a 2007 VW Golf. Thanks to all of you for building a fantastic site full of information for those of us just getting started! I'm in the planning stages now, looking at a build based on a Netgain...
  3. Chevy S10 Conversion Parts - BC, Canada

    Classifieds
    Hey there, Taking apart an old project to make way for my new one. I have an adapter plate for a 1995 Chevy S10 - http://www.canev.com/a5054.php - $300 Also have 2 battery boxes for this truck. The measure 38.5 inches by 43 Inches, and the front one is 22 inches square. They are diamond...
  4. Converting a BMW 318ti, E36, Wellington NZ

    All EV Conversions and Builds
    Starting this build thread as it seems the best way to go on DIYElectricCar to get help during the build. I have done a blog post on where I was up to most recently: http://www.diyelectriccar.com/forums/blog.php?b=1409 Next steps planned are: * Empty and remove the fuel tank - planning to...
  5. MIDAC Batteries

    Batteries and Charging
    Hello everyone! I'm having trouble establishing in what year and month my Midac EW100 traction batteries were made. I have this code (339330) which is written on the top of the battery and I don't know how to read it and find out the year and month when they were built. I'm using them on a...
  6. Selecting a appropriate charger

    Batteries and Charging
    Hi, I am a bit confused regarding the selection of appropriate charger for the battery pack i have. I went through specifications of few chargers and came across 'Nominal DC Output Voltage', 'Maximum DC Output Voltage' etc. Here is a link for Delta-Q charger. What does it mean by Nominal DC...
  7. Crashworthiness of the battery box

    Technical Discussion
    When attaching a 90kg/210lbs battery box underneath my car (where the gas tank used to be) it seems like a good plan to make sure it doesn't fall off and slide underneath the car in case of a (mild) accident. Do DIY conversions normally take such things into account, and if so: how? I can...
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