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  1. Just Getting Started - 1973 Corvette Coupe Conversion

    New Member Introductions
    Hey, all! I look forward to learning and working with you through my journey to take this classic into the modern era. I'm in the very beginning phases of planning my conversion, and am excited/intimidated by the process that sits before me. Should be quite the journey!
  2. thinking about converting 1988 Jeep Wrangler

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    Hello! I am making this post as a sort of reality check. I am VERY NEW to the idea of converting my car... I am thinking of converting my 1988 Jeep Wrangler to an EV (either all electric or hybrid... I don't know yet). My skills as a mechanic are somewhat limited, but I have a lot of Jeepster...
  3. Choosing the right charger for EV.

    Batteries and Charging
    I am a newbie into EV conversions, in order to gain some EV experience i am converting an already electric Mahindra Reva-i from Lead Acid Batteries to Li-ion using two Tesla modules for a total of 250Ah at 48V. (11kwh). Something this guys did...
  4. eclipse 1992 rwd ev

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    I'm making my Mitsubishi eclipse gs 1992 into an ev i did take out all interiors and gas engine related stuff out of the car and i did buy a ford differential to convert the car rwd i thinking of using the warp 9 dc motor and the soliton 1 controller now i do have several questions for you...
  5. convert any ordinary car to PHEV in 1 day

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    I have successfully converted a ordinary car(a VW) into a plugin hybrid electric vehicle with 50 miles drive range and 50 miles/h speed using two 96V 80AH lithium battery installed in the car trunk. The conversion procedure is very simple and does not change the original car's gas power system...
  6. 2000 Mazda RX7 Type RS conversion

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    Hi all, Long time lurker, first time poster :) Some people may have read my build thread on the Australian Electric Vehicle Association forums, but I thought I might share it with DIYEC members too: http://www.zeva.com.au/Projects/RX7/ In brief I started the project about 18 months ago, with...
  7. DC motor selection advice requested

    Electric Motors
    Hi, I am doing some research to ev-convert my Yamaha xmax250. I want to install a 12kW DC brushless motor running at 72V. From what I've read good options may be Agni143, LMC-LEM200, PERM PMG132 or PMS150. Also ME0913 and Goldenmotor as more economic options. What would you suggest as a best...
  8. 98 Camaro Conversion

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    Starting my first EV conversion. I have aquired a 98 Camaro with a blown motor. In the first stages of removing the motor now. I know it’s a little heavy but I’m not looking for a long distance vehicle. My goal is 30 miles per charge. If anyone as any recommendations on this conversion...
  9. How do I rotate the motor?

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    The good news is I've postitioned the motor/tranning in the engine compartment. I connected the driver side engine mount and then the rear center mount. The problem is the passenger side engine mount. Facing that mount the engine is rotated slightly clockwise. Here are links to photos...
  10. East Coast Ev Conversons

    Professional Conversion Services
    East Coast Ev Conversions Evs built by custom order. Cars, trucks, motorcycles, boats we can do all types of applications Packages can reach over 1000 hp and 2000 ft. lbs of torque. Basic conversion packages to extreme high, quality parts and an understanding of compatibility for efficiency...
  11. What won't I need?

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    I've removed most of the ice from the 1985 VW Cabriolet. Here's a link to what the engine compartment looks like http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/tSGKlkV0Z_bl3in6thg9og?feat=directlink I would appreciate any suggestions as to wiring I will not need. Thanks.
  12. Would love some help in ATL

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    Working on an '85 Cabriolet conversion in Atlanta (Buckhead/Sandy Springs). If you want to get your hands dirty, let me know.
  13. de-ICED, What next?

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    First, thanks to those folks on various forums who have responded to my questions. I was able to remove the starter which was the last thing connecting the engine to the tranny. They are now separated. Progress showni in last six photos in this album...
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