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  1. All EV Conversions and Builds
    I have decided to share some of my project so far. I am removing the FA20 from my 1st gen Subaru BRZ and putting in an EM57 from a 1st gen Nissan leaf. The project has had a slow start so far. It has been sitting for some time while I finished up with other work. I've noticed there are few...
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    Hi there! My wife and I just purchased a 1980 Electravan from a friend in New Orleans and towed it back home to Minneapolis. We're in love with it. Short version of the Electravan story: Jet Industries in Austin TX bought the empty chassis of a few hundred Subaru Sambars and installed GE...
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    Hello fellow members. I'd like to find out if a conversion of a 2014 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid to FULLY electric is possible. So far I have disappointing mileage in my Crosstrek (regardless the advertised 29-33 MPG average I only get as indicated in the info screen only 16 MPG). I love this car...
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    I found a 1999 Subaru Forester on Craig's List for $1000/BO. It might be a good vehicle for a conversion, and possibly even as a "hybrid" using an electric motor for the rear and keep the ICE for the front. There was one thread with fairly good information...
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    I was wondering if either of those would make good EV's while still having part time 4wd ability and bad weather control? I live in Colorado where the weather changes every 5min or so, so I would need a car that could do well in snow/rain/cold/hot; much like either of them can now. I currently...
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