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Remove Gas Drive


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Removing the Gas engine, fuel tanks, etc...

5 files, last one added on Feb 13, 2009
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Build Motor-Motor mount


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Building the motor-motor mount to hold the 2 Impulse 9 motors together.

9 files, last one added on Feb 13, 2009
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Motor Coupler 1


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Our 1st attempt at the motor-motor coupler for the 2 Impulse 9 motors.

4 files, last one added on Feb 13, 2009
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Assemble Motors 1


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Assembling the motors together using version 1 of the motor-motor coupler.

9 files, last one added on Feb 13, 2009
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Motor Coupler 2


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Our 2nd attempt at the motor-motor coupler.

6 files, last one added on Feb 13, 2009
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Assemble Motors 2


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Assembling the motors using version 2 of the coupler

8 files, last one added on Feb 13, 2009
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Flywheel Mount


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Building the Flywheel Adapter

13 files, last one added on Feb 13, 2009
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Install Motors


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7 files, last one added on Apr 29, 2009
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Misc Items


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Miscellaneous parts installed

18 files, last one added on Apr 18, 2010
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Battery Boxes


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21 files, last one added on May 29, 2009
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Charging System


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15 files, last one added on May 29, 2009
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Heater


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3 files, last one added on May 15, 2009
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Random files - Ford F250 EV Conversion
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Starting the 2nd version of the Motor Coupler1858 viewsAfter our near-disaster with the 1st motor coupler, we decided to build the new one as a 2 piece unit. This will allow the motors to be separated if needed.
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Flywheel adapter boring shaft hole contd2060 viewsAnd finish the hole using a boring bar
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Adapter Plate alignment, contd 21586 viewsThen we mounted the Bell Housing adapter plate.
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2409 views2 Dividers and front/back panels added.
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RPM sensor3930 viewsThis shows how I mounted the Z2K RPM sensor to the tailshaft of the motor.
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Control Wiring2711 viewsThis is the main control wiring for the EV conversion. It has the Z2K Hairball, and all the various relays, meters, fuses, etc..
The 2 meters are AC Amps and Volts for the PFC-50 charger.
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Battery Hold Down Post Nuts2883 viewsI put a little weld in the bottom of each hold down flange nut so that the post can't be screwed in too far.
This is to prevent it being screwed down through the covering fiberglass at a later date.
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Cables into bed5155 viewsThis shows how I mounted and protected the cables that run from the front of the truck into the bed.
All under-truck cables are in some kind of conduit, or have a shield between them and the ground.

Last additions - Ford F250 EV Conversion
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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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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
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Truck wiring conduit3687 viewsSome of the DC conduit runs under the truck.May 29, 2009
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Cables into bed5155 viewsThis shows how I mounted and protected the cables that run from the front of the truck into the bed.
All under-truck cables are in some kind of conduit, or have a shield between them and the ground.
May 29, 2009
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Breaker Boxes3474 viewsThe black box on the left has 3 Airpax 250A DC breakers. These will have a bar bolted to their handles so they all switch together.
The other box has the 2 breakers for the charging system.
May 29, 2009
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Rear Battery box in truck4941 viewsThis is the rear Battery Box that will hold 42 Golf Cart batteries in the bed of the truck.
(Someday when hitech batteries are reasonably priced, I'll remove this and mount the pack under the bed.)
May 29, 2009