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  1. Planing to convert 1989 Volvo 245 manual wagon

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    I've not spent much time lurking, apologys for that. I've got a tragic wagon named Putt, it can't pass emissions anymore, I want the car to be part of the house's battery bank and charge system. There's room on the roof rack of the car for 1kw of solar panel. (house is already solar) I...
  2. For Sale: EV Conversion 2008 Volvo C30, clean

    Photos at Shutterfly: This is a great opportunity for an EV enthusiast. Over $50,000 invested . . . Super fun to drive! This is a pure electric car. PROBABLY NEEDS SOME NEW BATTERIES. Some have been over-discharged. I'm not sure...
  3. Volvo 140 Wagon conversion

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    Hello from Dallas! I am in possession of a 71 145 and a 70 145. Currently the 71 145 runs on the carb'd gas engine with a 4 speed and non-functioning overdrive. "Runs" is a very generous term. :rolleyes: The 70 is without a powertrain, and, as it has FAR less rust and body damage, is the...
  4. Planning Volvo S80 (2008) conversion

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    Hi, When looking for my favourite car to convert for my daily commute, my eye fell on a 2008 Volvo S80 2.5T. It offers a lot of security and also luxury/comfort. I hope it becomes somehow my personal Tesla S :) Advantages: A lot of space under the trunk (exhaust, reserve wheel, tank) and the...
  5. iPad/iPhone to monitor Elithion Lithiumate BMS: It works!

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    Yes! I have long searched for it and now I finally found the solution! I want to use my iPad or iPhone to monitor my Elithion Lithiumate BMS so I don't need to use my laptop while (test) driving. I now have successfully tested the latest version of the Get Console apps for both iPhone and...
  6. 1984 Volvo Conversion. Will this work?

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    I have yet to do a conversion. I keep psyching myself up to do a high-end conversion (AC/lithium) on my wife's Toyota Matrix but I have a massive fear of project failure. I bought a $400 winter beater a couple of months ago, a 1984 Volvo 244. All it does is get me to work and back. But I got...
  7. volvo 850 wagon conversion? FWD

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    I got a 1994 Volvo 850 wagon and I want to convert it to electric its FWD so can/how can i put a electric motor on it? :confused:And i was thinking of using this kit would that work? and i was going to use 18 Trojan T-875 8V batterys
  8. Tyn245GL's Electric Volvo 240 build

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    Hi, It's time to tell you about my conversion. I am converting a 1993 Volvo 240 GL Classic to a 320V AC electric volvo. The project started in September 2009 and is done in my spare time. Currently I am half way the project and I aim to finish by April-May this year. What have we completed so...