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Hello every body.
I’m new in this EV conversion subjects here. I have an 04 Jaguar X-Type and tired of working on it engine, I like the styling of the car, it’s ran beautiful when I bought it, but once it start to break down it kept on going problems. Now I decide to convert it to the EV. To start out:
I have a 120V AC motor from an industrial sewing machine; Is that strong enough to use for my car?
Can I use three 40v 6amp Ryobi lithium batteries with converter to powered it
I want to connecting drive shaft to the transaction and connect the tail shaft to drive the accessories (generator to charged 12v battery, AC compressor, power steering pump and lightings) by the serpentine belt.
That’s for start.
Thắng Nguyen
 

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Just the voltage does not tell you anything about how powerful a motor is. An electric shaver plugs into 120 volts, and so does a home air conditioner... and they use very different amounts of power.

Power is voltage multiplied by current, and energy is power multiplied by time. That means that the Ryobi 40 V 6 Ah batteries each contain 40 V x 6 A x 1 h of energy, or 240 watt-hours.... that's 0.25 kWh. One thousand of those batteries would total 25 kWh, or a just enough to make the X-Type a useful electric car.

Long ago, people did conversions in which an accessory belt from the motor drove the alternator, air conditioning, power steering, etc. It worked poorly, partially because they all stop when the motor stops because the car stops if it has a manual transmission. Does this car have an automatic transmission? With an automatic the accessories work but the whole system is very inefficient.
 
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