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  1. For Sale: 1995 Jetta EV - $5000

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    I’m selling my 1995 Jetta GLX EV Conversion. I’m asking $5000. The car runs, all EV components are functioning. The farthest I ever drove the Jetta on a charge was 70 miles. I typically drive 25 miles on a charge. I completed the conversion in April 2011. I have driven about 28,000 miles since...
  2. Evnetics Shiva for sale

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    We've just posted a factory owned Shiva for sale on ebay: http://www.ebay.com/itm/321875845880?item=321875845880&viewitem=&vxp=mtr This is a brand new unit. Updated to latest spec and dyno tested. It's pure electric insanity in a beautiful box. Thanks!
  3. Evnetics/RebirthAuto Porsche 911 for sale

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    The Evnetics/RebirthAuto Porsche 911 factory demo vehicle is for sale on ebay. This is an exceedingly nice conversion, but most importantly it is a complete hoot to drive. It is in excellent condition, with less than 4k miles since its conversion. Happy bidding! Please forward question to...
  4. Tach as ammeter with the Soliton?

    Technical Discussion
    In the Soliton manual there is a picture on how to connect an ammeter, i am thinking if there is a way to use this output to drive a tachometer as ammeter? It will probably need something that translates voltage to pulses. Logically i know it is possible, but i do not know how. In my...
  5. 1985 VW Cabriolet *Build Thread*

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    Your skill level with auto mechanics and fabrication: Medium, I know how to buy raw materials from home depot and turn them into hinges/platforms/etc. I know how to crimp and solder and keep myself from getting electrocuted. The range you are hoping to get (how many miles/charge) 40 miles /...
  6. Soliton controller vs. Zivan charger

    Batteries and Charging
    I made a detection, which I would like to share. Since 2009 I use a Zivan NG3 charger to charge my battery pack. I used a Curtis 1221C, than updated to a 1231C Motor Controller. The charger (sometimes two NG3 in parallel) was connected to the battery every time (output) and pluged in (AC) when...
  7. EV Trip Viewer (for Soliton)

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    In the spirit of giving back to the community, I have been working on a little .NET application for viewing log file data recorded by the Soliton logger application. It is still a work in progress and has mostly been designed based on my needs. While it is a more "high-level" view into the...
  8. Planning Pontiac FireBird 1982 TransAM Conversion

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    Hi all, I have just joined the forum after reading through a lot of the information and material provided on this site and its links. An EV conversion looks like great fun (and about enough hard work to keep it interesting). So as per the suggestion: Your skill level with auto mechanics and...
  9. 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...
  10. Soliton: automatic or manual transmission?

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    This question is addressed to Evnetics, but every experience are welcome. I ponder on my next conversion and got a fundamental question: Would you recommend an automatic or a manual transmission for your Soliton Junior and Soliton 1?
  11. Curtis to Soliton update - consumption?

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    My conversion (Volkswagen New Beetle) had done 3.700 miles so far (2.100 miles with an D&D motor, 1.600 miles with a Warp9). I used a Curtis Controller (1221C upgraded to 1231C) all the time and consumed 37 kWh/100mi or 370Wh/mi (charge included). At a car weight 2866 lbs (1300kg) it's OK, but...
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