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  1. Going for a roadster...

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    About me: just retiring from about 40 years with NASA. Own 6 year old Tesla Model S and love it as a road trip cruiser. About cars: want an EV roadster as second vehicle for commuting, recreating, and short overnight trips. Used Tesla roadsters are interesting, but for me and spouse...
  2. Planning a 1996 Miata conversion: high performance, modest range

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    Hello all, Been lurking a bit and like so many before me, I now have a passionate goal to turn a good ICE-powered vehicle into a great EV. My goal is to exceed the book performance of my current '96 Miata M Edition 0-60 (target sub-6 seconds), while maintaining a modest range goal of 50-75...
  3. Miata direct drive

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    I'm thinking to convert a 1998 Mazda Miata to EV :) Can a Warp 9 motor connected directly to the transmission shaft move the vehicle even in a incline grade? What should be the voltage? Best regards.
  4. For Sale: 91 Mazda Miata Special Edition Electric Conversion

    I am very sad to part with my recently completed, Special Edition 1991 Mazda Miata 5spd. I have put about 3000 miles since I finished it in Sept of 2011 and had it re-registered in California as a pure electric vehicle. All the parts including the adaptor plate were purchased from the fine...
  5. Mazda MX-5 Miata (11HV) Build Thread

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    Hi all, and thanks a million already for everything I've learned just from poring over the motor, controller, battery and build threads. This place is awesome, and I would definitely not be doing this without this community. That said: I have a 1992 Mazda Miata I am converting to electric. My...
  6. EVTV contest

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    Hi everybuddy! This is Brandon from PA (electric lead-acid SAAB 96, 2 hot electric Miatas on lithium!). Loving the EV experience. In 2.5 years I've barely driven ICE cars at all. :D I wanted to bug you to vote for me in Jack Rickard's EVTV Build-Your-Dream Giveaway. $20k is at stake in...
  7. Seeking Miata Conversion

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    I'm looking for someone to convert a Miata for me--I'm not mechanically oriented myself. Requirements: I don't need speeds higher than 65 mph. I don't need great range: 20 miles per charge would suffice. Any guesses at: 1) Cost of materials? 2) Cost of labor? I'm on a budget. Pete...