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A very noobish question, but need help with starting conversion

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Hi all, have been planning on doing a conversion for some time now and talked to the folks at EVwest who advised me against converting anything with OBD2 (so like pre- 1996 only I think). They even had bad thoughts on converting cars with OBD1. Does anyone have any thoughts on this?

Also, (now) planning on converting a Jeep Cherokee 1992 ) with OBD1. Weight is about 3100 lbs. and at EVwest they kind of acted like this is too heavy for a Hyper 9 IS. My battery calc and gear ratio numbers seem to indicate that this will work, but these guys have real world experience so it's got me kind of worried. Any thoughts on this as well (real world)?
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Obd1 is an engine oriented system that doesn't interface much with the remaining vehicle. You just remove it and carry on.. havent researched antilock, but my cruise control is not part of the system and still works. I suspect you could get stand alone systems for brakes/traction which EVWEST sells at high profit. Not an evwest fanboy.
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