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  1. Ski Boat Conversion

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    Howdy all! I'd like to convert a gas-powered ski boat -- mostly because my family says I can't ;) That said, I'm worried this isn't practical! I've read that I need 90 hp minimum to be a viable ski boat... does anyone know how I could achieve that? I'd like to spend less than $1,000 on the...
  2. 1996 Tahoe Conversion

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    Hello all! I am new here to the forums, and am looking for some surface level help (at least, at the moment I am). I have a 1996 2-door Tahoe that is my pride and joy... except the mileage. On a good day i get about 13mpg city and doesnt really change with towing. With that mileage and a 30gal...
  3. Cant decide on charger. Need Help.

    Batteries and Charging
    This is my first EV. This is what I have. 1991 Isuzu pickup Warp 11 Curtis 80v 600amp controller 20kw battery bank I am trying to do this on a budget. 1. I can upgrade controller now or later. I would like to get up to 75mph and its 40miles round trip to work. And yes there are...
  4. Help a noob with dream

    Electric Bikes
    I have the dream of building an electric powered cafe racer bike. I´m completely a noob in the EV theme but I´m passionate about completing my dream and I was trying to get suggestions for batteries and motors. I want to have at least a range of 100 km or 62 miles and a top speed of about 80...
  5. Tesla VS Hybrids

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    Dear EV owners, I am doing the research project about the difference in factors affecting purchase decision of Tesla electric cars and Hybrids. Could you please take a part in my survey (it will take around 5 minutes) It is very important for me to get as many responses as possible, especially...
  6. Renault Zoe motor synchronous motor

    Electric Motors
    HI, I have just acuired a Renault Zoe Motor. It appears to be a synchronous motor. It has a electicaly magnitised rotor and stator with three pahse and nutral cables. I am trying to get it to spin but I dont have any nameplate info for the motor. If anybody has this information I would...
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    reposted in motors i hope
  8. Help me make my dream come true.

    Community Help
    Hi ive been wanting to build a electric car for the past year but i have been unable to due to low income can you be nice and help donate to help me with my dream. :)
  9. NEED HELP!!! for college project. making a buggy!

    Technical Discussion
    Hi guys, I'm currently in the process of designing an electric buggy. From scratch! My main issue is motor and power. Its designed to carry 2 people and made of steel in the chassis. I am thinking a 20 to 30kw brushless DC motor equaling to about 25 to 40HP Using a rack and pinion steering...
  10. Cheap controller ideas

    Hi all I'm busy planning my first EV conversion and I'm looking at options for controlling the motor on a very tight budget. I plan on converting a small car similar to a Nissan 1400 with a max speed of 100 km/h and a range of about 50 km.I understand that the lower the voltage the cheaper...
  11. Looking to convert my '86 Nissan 300zx to electric

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    Hi all, I'm looking to convert my first car (a 1986 Nissan 300zx 2+2) to a fully electric vehicle. I have a fair amount of pleasant memories tied to the car (and more money than she's worth invested :) ) so I'm looking for a way to justify keeping her around... My other 2 rigs consist of...
  12. 1971 mg midget ev

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    I want to make my 1971 mg midget to electric. I want to have a 40 mile range and a cruising speed of 45. Which motor, controller, battery charger, batteries, and converter do I need? Also, what voltage should it run at? Any advice is greatly appreciated. Also, what would this conversion...
  13. "Legend Chaser" conversion

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    Hello all, first post and relatively naive so be gentle ;) I have a very ambitious conversion planned and I would like to have your feedback/expertise. The plan is to use a honda crx hf and create a long range cruiser that can go farther than 200 miles (goal is 300) on a charge at 65 mph. This...