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About 15 years ago I started thinking of converting an old car to electric, but life happened and I never got around to it. Recently I started thinking about it again, and now it seems I might get going… I have worked on cars as a hobby since I was 16, so I’m not new to that, but I’m a complete newbie to EV… I am looking forward to learning, and I hope you all will be patient with me as I ask lots of stupid questions 😜
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:) yeah, cash… that constant trouble… anyway, I have a 1998 Jeep XJ Cherokee Sport, that is in really good shape. It’s a 4.0L inline 6, with an automatic transmission. Almost completely free from rust, really solid. We’ve had it for about 10 years, and before that it belonged to a friend since it was almost new. I think we’re the third owners. We started talking about buying an electric car in about 18 months when our current car lease is up, but looking at the cost, yikes 😳 . So then we thought, how about a new project 😂
Prices of available EV's in Sweden right now, base model, starting price:

Nissan Leaf: $33500
Maxda MX-30: $36650
Toyota bZ4X: $51170
KIA EV6: $56500
Ford Mustang Mach E: $59500

so... using used parts, and my own "free" labour, you're saying I can't get it built for less than $33500?
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