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Re: [EVDL] Noob to start EV conversion using 190-E

Hi Randall,

The 190-E 5-speed will make a nice EV conversion if you decide to go that
route. The 190 has a lot of characteristics that you want in a conversion; i.e.
relatively light in weight and room for batteries. I'm a 190-E owner myself,
and have converted several vehicles to electric. Your biggest challenge will
be finding or building an adapter plate to mount the electric motor to the
transmission bell housing. Depending on your skills, you may even want to try
building your own. List member Steve Clunn has a description of how he builds
his own adapter plates.

I live not too far from you, in Charlotte. There are a couple of others in
the area with EV's.

Lawson Huntley



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Re: [EVDL] Noob to start EV conversion using 190-E

Lawson,

I have recently been trying to get to a Piedmont EV meeting, and will try
this month. I think the 190 will make a really nice conversion...but if
there are some big "gotchas" it would be nice to know it while it is still
functional. ;-)

--Randall


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Subject: Re: [EVDL] Noob to start EV conversion using 190-E


> Hi Randall,
>
> The 190-E 5-speed will make a nice EV conversion if you decide to go that
> route. The 190 has a lot of characteristics that you want in a conversion;
> i.e.
> relatively light in weight and room for batteries. I'm a 190-E owner
> myself,
> and have converted several vehicles to electric. Your biggest challenge
> will
> be finding or building an adapter plate to mount the electric motor to
> the
> transmission bell housing. Depending on your skills, you may even want to
> try
> building your own. List member Steve Clunn has a description of how he
> builds
> his own adapter plates.
>
> I live not too far from you, in Charlotte. There are a couple of others
> in
> the area with EV's.
>
> Lawson Huntley
>
>
>
> ************************************** See what's new at
> http://www.aol.com
>
> _______________________________________________
> For subscription options, see
> http://lists.sjsu.edu/mailman/listinfo/ev

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