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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 Sparrows5393 viewsJust showing what the newer Pizza Butt models look like.
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Setting up to couple the motors4032 viewsThis is how we setup to couple the motors. Since both ends of the coupler are heated press-fit, once it's on. It's on. Forever.
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Motor-Motor mount body2017 viewsAnd a piece of old iron pipe from the same place.
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2130 viewsAll walls installed.
Note that all wood-wood mounting is by gluing them together, and then using deck screws as well.

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Decals on back4602 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 cabling5962 viewsThis shows the DC power cableing done - except for the battery boxes themselves.May 29, 2009
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Gauges5935 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 conduit4195 viewsThe conduit for the AC wiring under the truck.May 29, 2009