I planning an EV conversion for a Riley Elf but as far as I can tell this setup would work on any classic mini.
I am very early in the planning stage and I don't currently even have a car yet.
The forum has been a good start for learning what goes into an EV conversion but I am...
I am beginning an EV conversion with a mini cooper from the early 2000s (I'm still trying to choose which year I want but I know it's going to be a model from 2002 - 2010) and I'm trying to make my first purchase for either one or two potentiometers. I've heard that it's good to use two...
Im helping a friend to get his mini cooper running. It has a me1115 connected via HTD-belt to the original gearbox. The me1115 is configured using the following data:
We use a fwd-rev switch and a crutis pb-5 pot.
The sin/cos encoder has been configured and the me1115 spins smoothly...
I'll start with the basic info:
• Top vehicle choices (currently): Honda CRX or Mini Cooper S
• I have 3+ yrs experience as a Mechanical Engineer (CAD, Fabrication). Just a small portion has covered electrical, but nothing on the scale of an EV conversion
• Desired range is at least 60 miles
First of all, I would like to let you all know that all of your hard work has inspired me to start my conversion a year earlier than I initially planned.
My car is a 1972 Mini. I have owned it since 2005. The engine has smoked since I got it and I've been dreaming for years now about ways to...