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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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Genset mounting2572 viewsWhat the genset looks like from the back.
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Front Gas Tank3083 views
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Examining the result1941 viewsHere we are looking at the result, and finding that the motors had NOT pressed far enough into the coupler.
We had a 1/2" of extra space to deal with.
We were going to just add a 1/2" spacer, until we did some measuring, and found that the motors were NOT coupled straight. There was a definite wobble.
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Pulling the engine10360 viewsRemoving the 460cui gas engine. (Having a forklift really made this easier.)
All 762 pounds of it!
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Breaker Box (again)2877 views
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Charge Port Door switch5210 viewsThis shows how I mounted a switch on each of the charge port doors. (used to be gas tank doors!)
This switch will tell the Z2K controller if either of the charge port doors is open, and if so, it won't let the truck "start".
Really helpful to prevent driving off with the cord still plugged in.

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Decals on back4605 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 Rack3625 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 Rack3436 viewsOct 09, 2009
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Version 1 Genset Rack3507 viewsOct 09, 2009
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Version 1 Genset Rack3635 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 cabling5965 viewsThis shows the DC power cableing done - except for the battery boxes themselves.May 29, 2009
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Gauges5942 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 conduit4198 viewsThe conduit for the AC wiring under the truck.May 29, 2009