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  1. Nissan Sunny in NZ

    All EV Conversions and Builds
    I am a keen amateur in Christchurch New Zealand and have a donor Nissan Sunny (1986) which I intend to convert to run on batteries. I have purchased a 48v (nominally 11kw) Hitachi forklift motor from a wrecked Nissan forklift, it weighs 85kg and spins freely when hooked up to a 12v car battery...
  2. Attempted repair/salvage of VFD

    Technical Discussion
    Someone on a machinists' forum had a Hitachi L200 3HP VFD that suddenly stopped working with an E14 ground fault error, and I offered to pay him up to $50 for it, thinking I could repair it or at least use some of the parts. He sent it to me and I determined that the upper IGBT on the T2 motor...
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