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  1. A big ol bus

    All EV Conversions and Builds
    I'm trying to size up the conversion of a bus. I don't yet have said bus but it's likely to be a double decker or single decker if it has to be. Think Leyland Olympian (bus) or Setra s328 (coach). Average MPG of these jobbies (diesel) is 8MPG HP for these busses seems to range from 300-500hp...
  2. Electric motor with high peak torque

    Electric Motors
    Hey guys, can someone please point me to the manufacturer that produces electric motors with high peak torque, something between 900 and 1100 Nm? I would be very grateful! Thanks!
  3. CANBUS cable

    Technical Discussion
    So I have been back and forth with a Chinese company (cough-BestGo-cough) about a charger that won't pick up the message to begin a charge cycle. My BMS is getting the CAN message and I can see the CAN message going to the charger. My BMS support has pointed out that not all CANBUS transceivers...
  4. How to care for my batteries?

    EV Performance
    I have a 73 VW bus I converted for business use in Portland, OR www.electricbus.blogspot.com I am using generic golf cart batteries, 24 6v for 144 V. All they say on them is "105 min" They charge to 155V when fully charged, and I have a few questions about my set up to help me take care of...
  5. Planning VW Classic Beetle conversion

    All EV Conversions and Builds
    as recommended Your skill level with auto mechanics and fabrication Auto Mechanics: High (classic VW only), I've built other VWs from ground up to exacting stock specs and to mild street customs. Fabrication: Mid. I can fabricate frames and weld body panels, but I'm not a machinist. The...
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