DIY Cheap Porsche EV conversion $6500

Learn about EV technology: DIY Cheap Porsche EV conversion cost only $6500. It is THE most basic EV conversion possible, yet it still makes the evening news in Arizona and the AP newswire, even the front page of Yahoo. $8200 worth of EV parts inc 12x deep cycle SLA (144 volts) and DC drivetrain minus $1700 from selling the old Porsche motor. The best part: 22 mile round trip costs 21 cents per charge (off peak overnight) that's $0.01 per mile! Car has a range of 50 miles per charge.

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