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  1. Trying to make an electric train

    Non Road Going Vehicles
    I am trying to build a train like the ones that you see in the mall after finding out they want $40,000 to buy one. I have a complete workshop and can build pretty much anything, but I have little experience with large electric motors so I am not terribly sure where to start. I have read lots of...
  2. Help calculating voltage needed to reaching desired top speed

    Batteries and Charging
    Before I begin I want to just clarify that I am new to the EV conversion scene. In fact, I am pretty new to car specifications in general whether it’s regular combustion or electric engines so please give me some slack when it comes to terms and all. I am a nooby. The other week I was looking...
  3. Simple Formula

    Technical Discussion
    I was wondering if anyone out there can provide me a simple formula to figure out the basic needs for converting a vehicle to electric. I've seen the EV calculator spreadsheet elsewhere on the forum but its way to complex for someone like me who was a non-engineering major in college. My...
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