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  1. Mower Conversion Question

    Technical Discussion
    Hello everyone! Long, long time reader, first time poster. I thought my first post would have been concerning a car conversion but it looks like my first conversion is going to be a riding mower. All that said, here we go: I received a free Craftsman 50" hydrostat mower in non-running...
  2. Motor Selection Confusion with Mower Conversion

    Electric Motors
    Hey guys, Running into several math problems, with the biggest being financially oriented. I have a 20 year old Toro Zero Turn mower whose HydroStatic unit finally went out ($700 to replace) and the 24hp ICE has been giving me minor issues as well, so what better time to look into my first...
  3. Planning riding mower conversion; need starting point

    Non Road Going Vehicles
    So, it's not a car or bike, but my old rear-engine riding mower seems like a good project to start getting my feet wet in the EV area. And it'd potentially be useful. At least, that's what I'm telling the wife. ;) I've done pretty much everything with gas engine'd vehicles, rebuilding...
  4. Planning rider mower conversion

    Non Road Going Vehicles
    Hi, I'm hoping to get some help planning a rider mower conversion. I come from a family of mechanics, and I have restored a couple mustangs and finished up the restoration on a 68 Corvette. I rewired my vintage Airstream trailer when I restored it, and my husband and I did the wiring for our...
  5. Electric Riding Mower Conversion

    Non Road Going Vehicles
    Hey Gang, I hope all is well today. I was presently surprised before I left work today. UPS showed up with the electric motor I am going to install on an old riding Mower. It is a CLUB CAR 48 volt piece. Click linl to see auction of another motor...
  6. Electric Riding Lawn Mower

    Non Road Going Vehicles
    I know it has four wheels but... Starting out small here on a automobile conversion later in the year. My practice vehicle is a Riding Mower with blown engine. I have ordered the motor (48 volt golf cart motor) on e-bay for $125.00 I have allready stripped the mower and have installed the...