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  1. Electric box truck practicality?

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    I've been thinking about my needs for an EV and I am now considering something larger rather than smaller. I have a 1989 Toyota 4x4 pickup truck with a cap and I rarely drive it, but it comes in handy once in a while for getting stuff like firewood, furniture, building supplies, appliances, etc...
  2. Jd"s red neck truck

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    Announcing the one month birthday of SHAZAM! my electric truck. One month ago with much effort and few fla batteries he hopped of of the ramps and tasted pavement as an ev. Made the first few laps around the neighborhood, and carried his first k9 and human passengers. After a month of very...
  3. 4x4 donor vehicle

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    Is a 1994 Ford Ranger 4x4 a good EV conversion candidate? I have not bought it yet. Does the 4x4 create an unexceptible drag on the system? Or is it a non problem
  4. Dual Curtis AC50 powered truck

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    Just thinking... at least 4 ways to couple them. 1) shaft to shaft if you have the length, standard adapter plate. 2) Side by side with special adapter plate with gears to a free splined shaft. 3) Side by side with special adapter plate with double chain and sprockets to free splined shaft. 4)...
  5. New Conversion Project

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    I am looking at building a truck. I have not made any purchases yet. Completely open to any ideas, thoughts so far are of either a casual driver, a dragster or a rock crawler. This is my first project so I am thinking the casual driver project is best suited to start with. So far I am looking...
  6. Featured EV Video: Craig Dusing's Chevy S-10

    This weekend we filmed some footage of Craig's S10 EV. I thought it was a very nice conversion although he wants to make it even cleaner still. The truck had plenty of pep and good range. If you have questions about this conversion, this is the place to ask. He used 16 8v Trojan golf cart...
  7. 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...
  8. Nissan Frontier, 4 door truck

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    I'm interested in converting an older (~2000) model Nissan Frontier truck. The older ones are a little smaller than the newer ones. I realize it will be on the heavy side, but it serves a huge need for me. I want to be able to get my family of 4 inside and be able to drive around town...