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  1. Working on a 1989 Classic Mini EV Conversion

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    Hello Everyone, Starting work on my 1989 Mini. Thinking of keeping the original gearbox and mounting a Hyper9 motor directly on top of it. Using SilentSync sprockets and belt as a drive system. Have something similar to bdrive.ch ´s conversion in mind. But interested in using the Hyper9 9 and...
  2. 1 Siemens 1PV5135-4WS14 AC Induction Motor

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    Hello all, I am new to this site, hoping to sell a Siemens 1PV5135-4WS14 AC Induction Motor and Inverter/Controller. If you live in Texas and would be willing to pick up, please let me know.
  3. I want to convert my 73 Spitfire to an EV

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    After some initial research I would like to tackle converting my 73 Spitfire to an EV Based on the Newbie Introduction, I will answer the background questions upfront. (apologizing in advance fornthe length of the post) Skill level: Mechanical: High pre-1985, Medium post-1985...
  4. First start of my Foray in Electric

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    After driving my friends Teslas, the the immediate power I was intriqued. Now the Vintage Voltage series, is on, converting bintage Fiats, MGs, etc and it is just cool, So i am very interested in converting my spitfire to electric and see what fun I can have. It has already come a long way...
  5. Porsche 914 For Sale

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    Porsche 914 EV Conversion For Sale Converted from lead acid to Lithium -- 120 Volt System New Seat Covers New Tires New Shifter Seals Battery From 2012 Chevy Volt Needs Emergency Brake, Tranny Seals 35 Mile Range
  6. Rate my build plan (c3 corvette)

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    Location: San francisco, CA Budget: Like 15k for the donor car, and hopefully less than 20k for all the conversion parts and any labor costs. Donor car: 1975 c3 corvette. They're cheap, easy to convert the bumpers back to the wonderful 68-72 chrome bumper design, and have some decent safety...
  7. Corvette Conversion

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    I've been wanting to convert my 1982 corvette to electric for a while but all of the information that I have found thus far has either been on manual transmissions or doesn't go into detail when it comes to converting automatics. I was just wondering how different the process would be when...
  8. Converting 2002 VW Golf

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    Hello! I am considering converting my 2002 Golf to electric. For my daily commute, I need a range of at least 60 miles and a top speed of at least 75 mph, although I would prefer a range closer to 90-100 miles if I can make it work with my budget, which should probably max out around $13000...
  9. 88 E350 Ford Ambulance conversion

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    Greetings, I am an electronics and car enthusiast living in Northern Wisconsin. I recently acquired a 1988 Ford Econoline E350 type III ambulance (dual rear tires & step-thru box) with a 7.3 L idi diesel engine. The engine is toast after an oil leak, the ford C6 transmission (3 speed no...
  10. For Sale: 1978 Honda Civic - Full Electric Conversion

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    Hello, With great reluctance, I am selling my baby. Here is the info: 1978 Honda Civic CVCC 3dr Hatchback $6,500 (OBO) As-Is Converted to 100% Electric Plug-in Registered in CO (previously registered in CA) Body Condition: Fair. Repainted in 2015. Some small dings and scratches (all easily...
  11. Looking for Conversions to feature on our blog!

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    We are a new EV blog, with a focus on conversions! With that, we need awesome conversions like yours to feature on our site! We will ask you a few questions about your build, ask for some photos and do all the rest! Personal or professional, any type of vehicle, if its been converted we want to...
  12. Planning 2004 New Beetle Conversion

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    Y'all, I live down here in New Orleans. My Daisy is a 2004 New Beatle. I am her second owner, and her first owner is Chaya owner of Bywater Bakery. Sometimes parts fall off of Daisy, LOL, but she drives soooooo good. Never gives me trouble starting. No trouble with this girl. I want to ride her...
  13. For Sale: Converted 1975 MGB w/ 9" motor

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    Competed in 1994 American Tour del Sol On display at Franklin Institute for three weeks in 1994. In 1995 MG Magazine featured this car in a story on converting an MGB to electric. Still running! Motor Advanced DC FB1-4001A Series Wound DC 9" Drivetrain Original 4 speed transmission with clutch...
  14. Motorcycle conversion, where to begin?

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    Good Day, I'd like to convert motorcycle to electric for a summer project. I haven't found a donor bike yet, but I'm fond of 80's Japanese cruisers. I've turned a few wrenches in my time, but I'm no mechanic, and fabrication will be a completely new experience for me. I'm hoping to have...
  15. 2002 Nissan Xterra

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    I need to either perform alot of repair on my Xterra or scrap it and buy a new vehicel. As such, I'm considering a conversion and to do some non-standard things. I am somewhat skilled at mechanics and fabrication. I'd like to achieve: 250miles per charge, <=80mph regen braking (understand I...
  16. Looking into 07 Nissan Frontier Crew Cab 4x4 Conversion

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    My engine blew up in my truck 190k miles. Rebuild is $4k, crate is $10k. Junk yard wants $2.5k for just a used engine, miles don't matter. So now I have this truck that I dont know what to do with. I thought huh maybe I'll look into converting it to an electric vehicle. So this is my second...
  17. 1979 Triumph Spitfire Conversion

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    Just struck a deal for a 1979 Spitfire and will be towing it to the shop this weekend to begin my conversion adventure (will post pictures). Car is in decent shape. About 100k miles, one tiny spot of pitting on the left rear wheel well. Doesn't run only because the owner was replacing the...
  18. Planning 2005 Ford Mustang Conversion

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    I just bought a 2005 Ford Mustang, and plan to convert it to an EV. After reading through dozens of walkthroughs I believe I could put together a working plan. However, since I can't find a 2005+ mustang conversion walkthrough, I would love for you all to point me in the right direction and tell...
  19. Fiat Grande punto EV project help!

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    Hi all, I have recently joined up to this page and I'm seeking a little bit of help (alot). In a few months I will have a 2006 fiat grande punto 1.9 diesel sat on the drive doing nothing. I would love to have a go at turning it into an electric car. I'm aware that it isn't just as easy as...
  20. New Saturn project!

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    Hi everybody, I'm John from Southwest Ohio. I have a Saturn SL2 donor car ready to start the conversion process on. This will be a budget project, a proof-of-concept for me as a newcomer to EVs. So far, I'm still in the pricing and learning phase. If anyone has ever worked on a Saturn, or been a...
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