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11 Uncommon Automotive Tools Required for an EV Conversion

Last Updated: Saturday, June 24, 2017   I have put together a short list of tools that are required for an electric vehicle conversion.  These tools are not commonly found in the garage of the average do-it-yourself mechanic.  While these automotive tools are not rare or hard to obtain, most people have either not had Read more about 11 Uncommon Automotive Tools Required for an EV Conversion[…]

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Solar Powered Car Generation for DIY EV Conversion

Last Updated: Saturday, June 24, 2017   Can I use solar panels on my electric vehicle to generate power when I drive or parked?  This is a question that I asked myself years ago and I was asked about this again recently.  The short answer is, yes.  The real underlying question is how much power Read more about Solar Powered Car Generation for DIY EV Conversion[…]

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11 EV Conversion Goals to Set Before You Make Your Own Car

Last Updated: Friday, August 18, 2017 Read in Goals To Determine Before Your EV Conversion Some goals need to be defined before starting your diy electric car or ev car conversion shop.  Each goal in the list is directly related to the goal set before.  Goal number 1 is the most important goal for the Read more about 11 EV Conversion Goals to Set Before You Make Your Own Car[…]

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Electric Vehicle Conversion Transmission Analysis and Selection

Last Updated: Friday, August 18, 2017 Overview of all transmissions for EV conversions Read in  Do Electric Cars Have Transmissions? One of the most asked question when talking about an electric car conversion, especially when the topic of diy ev drivetrain is brought up.  In short, an electric car transmission is required to increase the Read more about Electric Vehicle Conversion Transmission Analysis and Selection[…]

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Deep Cycle Battery Types for Electric Vehicles

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 16, 2017 Read in Deep Cycle Battery Selection Confusion Selecting the correct battery for your electric vehicle conversion can be a confusing process.  There are two types of battery categories to select from: lead-acid batteries or lithium based batteries.  This post focused on lead-acid batteries, and in particular, deep cycle batteries. Read more about Deep Cycle Battery Types for Electric Vehicles[…]