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  1. New Member Introductions
    Evening All, New to the forums here and EVs in general but not new to the automotive world - current daily is an MB 2004 SL500 with all maintenance, repairs & upgrades of the past 4 years being done at home. Anyway, I'd had my eye on a 1993 325is for some time now and managed to score it pretty...
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    I picked up a bashed-in 2014 Leaf at a salvage auction to transplant into a '79 Superbeetle convertible that we've had. The Leaf has 78k miles with a lot of front-end damage, but it moves on its own, and was delivered to my driveway for about $4500 for the car, auction fees, and shipping...
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    So I’m a new member and I have no knowledge of converting a vehicle but I do have a 77 bronco 100% sure I want to convert to electric and obviously this is the best place to start. Do you have any advice for me?? Please let me know what you think. thank you
  4. Electric Motors
    Hello. Buildspecs: Max speed: 45 km/h, Range: 15minutes (max power) to 1 hour(chill) I have 2 motors. 1 hubmotor and 1 regular. Plan is to learn conversion on a moped before doing MC, then a car. The idea is to get the best of both worlds: a powerful frame-mounted motor that can deliver on...
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    Howdy! I'm converting my trusty VW Passat B4 to EV and wanted to share my progress with you. I bought this car a long time ago and quickly fell in love with this workhorse. I covered quite some miles with this car and realized that it has a soul. This isn't my first EV conversion project, some...
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    Hi! I found this forum and I find it amazing, the best information about the topic is to be found here! That´s why I would like to ask to the forum, what is the process and the steps that must be done to register a converted Electric car. We plan to import a Land Rover Defender from Argentina...
  7. Non Road Going Vehicles
    Hello everyone, I've reviewed the sailboat threads on here and there's some great info. I am wondering if it's possible to find a motor big enough for my application? I was nearly ready to pull the trigger on one of these: https://electricyacht.com/product/quiettorque-30-lc-electric-motor/ but...
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    I love electric vehicles but I have never had one. I have often thought of building one someday. For the last 7 years, I have been on the road full time in a diesel sprinter RV - currently I've been camped in a nice spot for a few weeks to a few months. I started looking around for a vehicle I...
  9. Technical Discussion
    Hi, I'm contemplating an EV conversion on a late 70's / early 80's 4x4 Toyota pickup. From research that I have done, I know that folks highly recommend staying away from heavy 4x4 components but I live in a location that 4x4 is needed with snowy winters. Does anyone have any advice or links...
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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...
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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.
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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...
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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...
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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
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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...
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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...
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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...
  18. New Member Introductions
    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...
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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...
  20. All EV Conversions and Builds
    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...
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