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  1. For great jsutice... and bacon.

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    For great justice... and bacon. Hello everybody! I happened upon this forum in my experi-mental state, and was hoping you fine gents and dames wouldn't mind a new face. But I have a bag if it will help :p. I'm looking to fabricate a good many things involving electric motors of varying size...
  2. New here, and I've got some questions.

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    I have a 1965 GMC K1000 series truck, I'd guess it weighs somewhere between 3,600-4,000 pounds. Has a 305 V6e with about 142Hp and about 240-260 ft/lbs of torque...doesn't run. Manual transmission as well. What kind of electric motor would I need to power my truck? Or would it be best to...
  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. 1984 VW Rabbit conversion help

    All EV Conversions and Builds
    Hi, I'm new to the site and planning to convert a 1984 VW Rabbit I have no experience with car mechanics Things i want -60-70 mph -at least 30 miles per charge -all parts (except car body) less than $5000 if possible I've been looking at electro automotive's conversion kit for VW...
  5. New Mini build

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    Hi everyone, I found a donor car that I want and bought it the other day. Its a 25th Anniversary Mk III Mini with no working engine, no exhaust and the cabin gutted. Talk about ripe for conversion. My plan is to build a 120V system with a 100Ah battery pack. The car weighs in or arround 650kg...
  6. Fiero based conversion/ rebuild underway

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    Hello. I'm about halfway through Fiero based conversion/rebuild here in Columbus, Ohio and thought it was about time to join the DIY forums and introduce myself. The car is being rebuilt around a WarP 11 motor and Raptor 1200 amp controller, with considerable body lightening and body work. I...
  7. My Brain is full. So now what do I do?

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    Hello. I'm a raw neophyte trying to learn as much as I can from everyone before I jump in and start screwing things up trying to build something. I'd like to thank everyone for sharing all this great information. I've been reading over everyone's shoulder for a couple of months now. There...
  8. Another newbie joins:

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    Gary, from Mount Vernon, NY. (Entrepreneur usually labeled as "eccentric" by those who know me. ) I want to try out a number of conversions with my friend who has an Auto Repair Shop. Hoping to make some commuter transport, small delivery or cool inner city transport type machines. I'm looking...
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