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.

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011 Electric Car Conversion: Freeway Test Drive
Tom and Ben go for a ride ON THE INTERSTATE in the Electric Dodge Neon See http://300mpg.org/ for info on this and other electric car projects. If you are interested in building your own entry level electric car, check out: http://300mpg.org/electric-car-instructional-dvds/





Electric Car Conversion Methods For Under $500
http://www.diyelectricplans.com Click here to learn how to convert your car to electricity for under $1000. Here you will find reviews on the top guiedes available on the web.





DIY Electric Car: 05 Transmission Basics
http://300mpg.org/electric-car-instructional-dvds/ Building an electric car, we take a look at the transmission and how we are going to use it for the EV Geo Metro. This video is an excerpt from the BUILD YOUR OWN ELECTRIC CAR instructional DVD. On this project, there's NO CLUTCH! Yep, no clutch. Most of what a clutch does is disconnect the engine from the road, so you don't kill the engine when you come to a stop. An electric motor has no problem simply not rotating when you are stopped. Remember, you typically DO need a transmission in a DIY electric car, if for no other reason, simply to have a good place to mount the electric motor! On a front-wheel-drive car, the differential is also built into the transmission, so it's easiest to simply reuse the transmission to divide the electric motor power to BOTH of the front drive wheels.





Dual Motor Electric Vehicle Drivetrain With Powerglide 2 Speed Transmission Walkthrough by EV West
Here's a brief 10 minute video that gives a nice overview of the EV West 2 speed Powerglide transmission that runs without a torque converter direct drive to 2 coupled Warp 11 motors. Depending on the voltage and current, these twin motors can put out well over 1000 lb/ft of torque, and 600+ horsepower. We used this motor and transmission combination to power our BMW M3 to the summit of Pikes Peak in 2012 setting an all time record for street legal electric cars. The strength and reliability of this system is key. For more information regarding this bolt in drive train, please visit http://evwest.com for the latest updates.




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