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A Complete
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This guide has been written to supplement the electric vehicle component manuals, so please always refer to the manufacturers' manuals for the most up to date information...

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Fitting a Hyper9 Electric Motor into...

How we fit a Netgain Hyper 9 electric motor into 1960s and 70s Land Rovers.  

Overview
Motor
Netgain Hyper 9
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Ultimate Land Rover Engine Swap...

While charging, we go through details of the production electric vehicle conversion system we've built for Series Land Rovers.

Overview
Build
Tesla
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1950's switches, bending aluminium...

We're building electric vehicles for adventure at https://www.jauntmotors.com starting with our 1971 Series 2a Land Rover 'Juniper'

Electrical
Design
12V
Low Voltage
Basics
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EV West Quick Tip: Twisted Pair Wiring to...

Here's a quick tip on a method of producing twisted pair wire that we use in the installation of high current shunts for current measuring and state of charge metering. This wire is called out in our system schematics, so we wanted to give a little insight on how to quickly create nice twisted pair strands for your electric vehicle conversion.

Electrical
Wiring
12V
Low Voltage
Basics
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Powering my DIY electric Mini Cooper...

Watch Rich as he talks about how he powers his Mini Cooper with Chevy Volt batteries.

Electrical
Batteries
High Voltage
Chevy Volt
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Project: Cappucino EV - episode #3

This time on Project, the tides have turned from 'demo' mode to 'build' mode.  12v, DC/DC converter, & rear HV Batteries get installed + more.  Watch to find out...

Electrical
Batteries
High Voltage
Chevy Volt
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€1,000 BMW E36 EV Build 06...

In this episode we fit the electric motor to the E36 and do a rather hairy test drive.

Motor
High Voltage
Coupler
E

EV Basics Calculating Battery Pack Size

The fourth episode in our EV Basics series addresses how to calculate the battery pack size.  www.EV4Unow.com

Electrical
Batteries
High Voltage
Basics
R

Electric vehhicle system / DIY ev simplicity

Explaining the simplicity of an electric vehicle system.. Kelly KDZ72650 24-72 Volt 650 Amp PM & Series controller wiring.. Honda Goldwing GL1000 electric drive conversion system..

Electrical
Batteries
High Voltage
Basics
Motor
System
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Basic EV Conversion Wiring

Explaining the simplicity of an electric vehicle system.. Kelly KDZ72650 24-72 Volt 650 Amp PM & Series controller wiring.. Honda Goldwing GL1000 electric drive conversion system..

Electrical
Batteries
High Voltage
Basics
Motor
System
E

Electric Super Beetle Convertible

Installing a HPEVS AC-50 in a 1979 VW Super Beetle Convertible.

Electrical
Batteries
High Voltage
Basics
Motor
System
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RX7 to EV7 Drive Train Assembly

This video is about RX7 TO EV7 DRIVE TRAIN ASSEMBLY

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Motor
Coupler
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*EPIC* 600hp 1000kg Tesla...

I have finally got my hands on this epic electric Beetle owned by Moggy, the genius behind Electric Classic Cars and the TV show Vintage Voltage. Who better to take us through a detailed walk around this incredible car and then I have my mind blown when we take it for a drive!

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Tesla

Latest Addition

120 V EV Conversion Parts List

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This is a growing list of all the parts you need to complete a 120 V electric vehicle conversion, and where you can buy them.

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Parts Lists

What parts do you need to complete an electric vehicle conversion? It can be daunting to figure it out on your own. Here are a few parts lists of what you may need to complete a conversion and some places where you can buy those parts.

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Here are some YouTube channels I've found useful in planning and working on an EV conversion.