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Sparrow 222Pictures of Corbin Sparrow #222
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Corbin SparrowPhotos of my Corbin Sparrow Electric Car
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Ford F250 EV ConversionPictures taken while Converting a 95 Ford F-250 Supercab Longbed 4wd to Electric Drive
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Pizzabutt Sparrows5033 viewsJust showing what the newer Pizza Butt models look like.
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Front battery box with all 72 cells installed and connected3662 viewsCells connected with Busbars. I only had to use 2 short "jumper" cables to get everything connected.
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Motor coupler work1668 viewsContinuing work on the coupler
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Motor-Motor mount body1617 viewsAnd a piece of old iron pipe from the same place.
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Battery Box Fiberglass3229 viewsThis is what the bottom looks like after being fiberglassed with a single layer of fairly heavy chopped mat fiberglass with Epoxy resin.

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Decals on back3688 viewsI finally got the Decals on the truck.
Hopefully I'll get some good pictures of the ones on the sides as well.
Apr 18, 2010
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Version 2 Genest Rack2957 viewsThe one worked pretty well, though I couldn't use the Sparrow rear body panel. I just mounted the license plate on the genset rack instead.Oct 09, 2009
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Version 2 Genset Rack2773 viewsOct 09, 2009
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Version 1 Genset Rack2861 viewsOct 09, 2009
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Version 1 Genset Rack2971 viewsThis one was nice in that the Sparrow "rear panel" would just slide into the tubes. Just had to extend the wiring to reach.
The problem was that with all the weight of me and Genset, it would bottom out when going over big bumps.
Oct 09, 2009
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DC cabling5097 viewsThis shows the DC power cableing done - except for the battery boxes themselves.May 29, 2009
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Gauges4983 viewsI've mounted 4 gauges on the dash.
Charge Current, Pack Voltage, Battery Current, Motor Current.
May 29, 2009
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Truck wiring AC conduit3332 viewsThe conduit for the AC wiring under the truck.May 29, 2009