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  1. Electric Motors
    I'm on the brink of buying a 72v 7.5kW EV conversion kit from SHINEGLE New Energy Technologies Co., Ltd. I found it on Alibaba. I've been corresponding with the sales guy for over a month. And everything seems to be real. Before I take the final decision I thought I'd ask here to see if anyone...
  2. All EV Conversions and Builds
    I've recently acquired an unfinished kit car project that i'm hoping to complete using EV components. The car is RWD and i was hoping to either just use direct drive or get a gear reducer of some sort. I'm looking for a pretty decent power output. I was thinking of using the following...
  3. Classifieds
    Hi all, Back when I was trying to bring some EIG cells into Australia, I developed a suite of PCBs and termination boards for 2p, 3p and 4p packs. The cells were still too pricey for the DIY crowd, so we ended up bailing on the shipment. However I spent almost $2000 developing these...
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    I have a great set of lithium ion battery packs and other components that I just removed from my converted motorcycle. The packs are in perfect working condition, but the motor on the bike seized and I didn't want to replace it. Instead, I am looking to get rid of the parts and start a new...
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    1974 Volkswagon Beetle with 96 Volt Rebirth Auto Electric Vehicle conversion kit. I originally paid about $1000 for the car and $7500 including tax and shipping for the conversion kit from Rebirth Auto in early 2009. I worked on it on and off in the third stall of my garage and got the...
  6. New Member Introductions
    this year I have decided to start a project car, then I saw Gav's EV (kiwiEV) on youtube, quite inspiring ! Im still debating weather to do this or renovate the house ? my goal would be a daily driver that can commute 20k (12.4mile) to work , half town driving & half open road (100kph / 62mph)...
  7. All EV Conversions and Builds
    In case anyone hasn't seen this yet, I am looking for customers/partners for a very simple DIY EV kit called the EZ-EV. I started a crowd funding campaign at www.IndieGoGo.com/ZWheelz The goal is to provide a street-legal, highway-capable, two-seat kit that can be assembled in one week. I'm...
  8. Classifieds
    Hello all- I have a EV-America 120V Conversion System for sale. It was originally purchased at the end of 2007, but has never been installed and has been carefully stored. The system was designed for a VW Bug using 12v batteries, but can be used for any conversion. The motor is currently...
  9. All EV Conversions and Builds
    Hello, We're designing an electric vehicle made from bend tubing. The goal is to make a kit which can be easily build by the buyer. My question: Do you know of solutions which can be a good alternative to welding, to connect the tubing of the frame. Or maybe some helpful inserts, of some...
  10. All EV Conversions and Builds
    Hey all! Vehicle: A 2001 chevy tracker in excellent condition, donor vehicle that I got for 600.00 it has 50k miles on it. The current motor may have a cracked block, or just a bad headgasket. I havent dug into it yet but it shoots antifreeze through the spark plug hole when I turn it...
  11. All EV Conversions and Builds
    I'm new to this area of electronics, but I feel I have a decent idea of what I'm doing. I'm basically just throwing this out there for any help from some seasoned veterans in this area. I should probably start by stating my skill level. I am 17 years old, a high school senior, attend Electronics...
  12. EV Performance
    I was thinking of making one of those 914 porsche kits from Electro Automotive. http://www.electroauto.com/catalog/kits.shtml#voltsporsche I wanted to know if anybody has made one and how hard it is?? I've never made an electric vehicle but I thought it would be a lot of fun. Also, how can...
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