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  1. Hello from Newcastle Australia

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    Hi, I've been interested in classic car conversions and EV technology for a ling time now. I have a 1963 Toyota Stout I'm enhancing. I haven't decided whether to restore as original or slot in an electric motor or a V6/8 engine :rolleyes: I came across a website https://chargedevs.com/ Lots of...
  2. Hello from a Spanish Spider

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    Hi all I am from Ireland but 2 years ago, moved to live just outside Barcelona. I own a 1996 Toyota MR2 (SW20) Spider, one of only 88 produced. In my younger years, i had a few different MR2's, one which i modified to about 380hp, which was quite fun ! Now, older and wiser, i am here on an...
  3. Planning Toyota Hi-Lux (UK) conversion

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    Hello, I've read the guidelines and I'm going to put this out there! It’s project that I’d like to research this year and begin with once I have a clear idea of what is involved. At the moment I’m in the discovery phase. I'm thinking of converting my 13 year old 2.5L turbo diesel Toyota...
  4. Ford And Mazda: A Strong International Relationship

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    Ford And Mazda: A Strong International Relationship During the 1990s, Ford Motor Company went on an international buying spree snapping up small automakers around the globe. Volvo, Jaguar, Land Rover, and Aston Martin all were brought within the Ford fold, and Mazda, by default has become...
  5. Corolla EV for sale!

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    My friend and i finished building our corolla for a school project! View our project blog at: http://theelectriccorolla.blogspot.com/ We are also putting the car up for sale on ebay because we are going to college and it is too much to take care of. We hope some ev enthusiasts will purchase...
  6. Corolla EV for sale!

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    My friend and i finished building our corolla for a school project! View our project blog at: http://theelectriccorolla.blogspot.com/ We are also putting the car up for sale on ebay because we are going to college and it is too much to take care of. :( We hope some ev enthusiasts will...
  7. Planning Toyota Tacoma 2001 conversion

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    I am of course at the beginning stages of converting. My concerns here are, what are the california legalities of converting? Where is there a list of guidelines to follow? The design of the truck seems to be pretty good and I also wanted to use a lid on my bed with solar panels on the lid...
  8. Davo's AE86 Sprinter Planning

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    Hey I'm David, currently planning and doing research to start converting a Toyota Sprinter at the end of this year 2011. This is a great site, heaps of people have done awsum builds which really motivate me. -My skill level is decent, i'm a electrician by trade and drift is my hobbie. -I'm not...
  9. toyota corolla

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    Hello I have a Toyota Corolla that I love and have had for 10 yrs. The engine just died forever last week and as I was looking in to how to recycle or donate it or sell for parts i saw someone had a new engine they had taken out when they turned their scion to electric. Is this something that...
  10. setup help for a newbie!

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    Hi guys, Yes i am a newbie from New Zealand and i am looking at doing my own ev. Here is by thinking so far- Donor car is a 2 door 1995 Toyota trueno (levin) Adcanced DC L91-4003 or maybe FB1-4001A 96v running off 8v flooded lead batteries (this means ill need 12 batteries right?) Thats...
  11. The Electric Corolla

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    As a high-school senior project, my friend and i are taking a dead 1995 corolla and converting to electric. our range and speed goals are relatively low. the parts are basic, as the car is based off the forkenswift project, golf cart speed controllers and batteries and a salvaged forklift motor...
  12. newb: Considering a project

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    I've got a late 80's Toyota pickup with a blown engine that, to me seems like a perfect candidate for an electric conversion. What concerns me is that I have not seen much talk about converting Toyota pickups. Am I just not looking in the right places or are they just difficult to work with...
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