Full Electric Car Home Conversion - 1988 Pontiac Fiero Part 3
The process of converting my Pontiac Fiero to 144 volt electric car. Full video documentation of the process along with a few test drives. It runs on 12, 12 volt Trojan deep cycle lead acid batteries. Powered by a 9.1 in. dia. Advanced DC motor with a 500 amp Curtis controller. About $6,000 for EV components not including: car, tools, steel brackets for battery box, 12V wiring supplies, new break pads. Tested top speed: 70 mph. Though this was limited by the road. Preliminary range test: 30 miles without fully conditioned batteries. GO ELECTRIC!
An Electric Vehicle Conversion in a Garden Shed
This video, made for the Mechanicsburg Earth Day Festival, Saturday, April 24, 2010, in Mechanicsburg, PA, is an overview of my electric vehicle (EV) conversion from beginning to end covering many of the critical parts of the electric Saturn project. I had the video looping on a TV next to the exhibit of my Saturn EV conversion. My hope was to draw people to my booth with this video, but the picture on the TV was too hard to see in the outside light and the video itself was just too long, 10 minutes. It was simply the wrong venue to play this kind of a video -- lesson learned. All in all I spoke with a very diverse group of people about my EV conversion and electric car technology in general. This was the first public showing of my electric car, it was a good day great day. For more information about my electric Saturn, please visit www.zuglet.com
Fiero electric motor transaxle first test
This is a major milestone in my 1986 Pontiac Fiero electric car conversion project. After numerous delays getting the correct adapting hardware for the new motor to the old transaxle, we finally mounted the clutch and motor assembly onto the transaxle and frame of the car. With everything in place, I applied a regular 12 car battery to the motor and amazingly, it ran without a hitch! See my website (www.roboticmayhem.com) for more information on this project.
010 Electric car conversion 101 - Dodge Neon Update Nov 2009
http://300mpg.org/projects/neon/ What's been going on lately with Tom's 300V AC Dodge Neon Electric Car.