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Motor Shroud for Blower4551 viewsThis is the shroud I wrap around each motor (Brush end) to connect the ductwork from the blower.
It's made out of 4" wide aluminum flashing. Just cut with a carpet knife, and flex the cuts apart.
Blower to cool the motors3925 viewsThis is a 3 speed 12V blower I got from Surplus center.
I plan on having it come on in low speed whenever I turn the truck on, and it will switch to hi-speed if any of the motor thermostats trigger.
Zilla Mounted3492 viewsThis shows where the Z2K Controller is mounted.
Zilla Mounted2025 viewsA closer view of the Z2K mount
Zilla Coolant Pump2635 viewsI bought a submersible pump for the Z2K cooling. I'm going to use the existing coolant reservoir from the truck as the tank.
I had to cut a hole in the top so I could insert the pump.
Motor Cooling blower2395 viewsThis is the ductwork box I had to build so I can run a hose to each motor.
The box is built out of 3/16" ABS. The blue plate is a metal mounting plate so I can bolt the assembly to the frame.
Blower Mounted2103 viewsAt the back left you can see where the Blower has been mounted. It blows down into the box I built, and there is a 3" flex tube running to the shroud on each motor.
RPM sensor3951 viewsThis shows how I mounted the Z2K RPM sensor to the tailshaft of the motor.
Mechanical link between Breakers2985 viewsThis shows how I made it so that only 1 of the 2 power inlet breakers can be ON at a time.
Both can be off, but only 1 can be ON.
Central Wiring area3367 viewsThis is where most of the control wiring will be.
It's not done yet in this photo.
The meters are the AC Amps and Volts for the PFV-50 input.
Motor wiring, parallel2542 viewsThis shows how I originally wired the 2 motors in parallel to the Z2K controller.
Control Wiring2737 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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