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  1. New Member Introductions
    I've started collecting the components to convert a tractor. So far I have a salvaged 2015 leaf, and have my eye on some old tractors at auction that I think might be simple conversions. Hoping to get an Oliver 88, or 1550. We own two other leaf's (2015 and 2021). It will be fun to dig into...
  2. Technical Discussion
    I am trying to build low budget, but still reliable. Will an NTC thermistor work with DC? Other suggestions that will do the same work? Regards John. Here the trailer on NTC
  3. Non Road Going Vehicles
    Hello group. Im working on a small farm tractor, for weeding in rows. Have found a Fiat 211 with the hoe underneath. Really nice. Motor is 36volts. Rated at 3hp continuous. 80Amps. Instead of buying a 36v charger, or 3 12 v chargers, would it be possinble to use a car type alternator (lying on...
  4. Non Road Going Vehicles
    Hi everyone. While my zero turn mower project patiently waits for me to find a perfect pair of worm reducers I have started on a much more practical project that enjoys much broader support here on our farm. I am converting our Hefty-G cultivating tractor into a battery-EV from it's original...
  5. Electric Motors
    I'm looking to basically use my civic as an electric golf cart/tractor on the farm. Obviosly doesn't need to go fast, but something with some torque would be ideal. Any ideas for what kind of motor I should use for this?
  6. Electric Motors
    I am in the design phase of converting my 1953 Ferguson tractor from internal combustion 2 Electric Drive. I am planning on using what is cheapest and available to me. I work at a junkyard and I have access to Toyota Prius Transmissions which have the electric motor houses in them. Also I have...
  7. EV News
    Moderator please delete I already reposted in the other forum.
  8. Non Road Going Vehicles
    Hi all, This is my first post on this forum, and would like some advice if possible. I've been planning a project of converting a compact tractor (Iseki TU 318f) from diesel to electric for a little while now. I've done a fair amount of research (on this forum and other online resources), and...
  9. Non Road Going Vehicles
    I thought I had a thread here on my electric riding mower project, but apparently I only briefly mentioned it in my introductory post, and then posted some pictures, videos, and information in various places. I have a more complete thread at http://www.mytractorforum.com/showthread.php?t=230278...
  10. New Member Introductions
    Someone on the sci.electronics.design newsgroup suggested this forum. I have for a long time been interested in EVs and hybrids, and I have started by converting a stripped-down riding mower and using a 2 HP three phase induction motor, with a standard VFD, using 320 VDC which I obtain from a 17...
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