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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 1st version of the Motor Coupler4566 viewsHere we are starting work on the first version of the coupler to connect the 2 Impulse 9" motors.
This is going to be a single piece coupler that press-fits on both shafts.
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Cooling it all off2658 viewsCooling the coupler down to keep the bearings from getting cooked.
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Cut-em apart2063 viewsWe ended up cutting our pretty, brand-new home made with great effort, coupler apart with the cutting torch.
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Adapter Plate alignment, contd 21927 viewsThen we mounted the Bell Housing adapter plate.
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Motor-Motor mount body1986 viewsAnd a piece of old iron pipe from the same place.
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Bigger holes in the Impulse 91809 viewsWe decided that the rather small bolt holes in the end bells of the Impulse 9" motors were just too small.
So we drilled and tapped all of them out to a 7/16" bolt thread.
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Motors Installed7777 viewsEverything is in and bolted down. The framework is mounted to the original rubber engine mounts that used to support the 460cui Gas Engine.
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Control Wiring3327 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.

Last additions - Ford F250 EV Conversion
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Decals on back4547 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 cabling5914 viewsThis shows the DC power cableing done - except for the battery boxes themselves.May 29, 2009
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Gauges5875 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 conduit4145 viewsThe conduit for the AC wiring under the truck.May 29, 2009
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Truck wiring conduit4499 viewsSome of the DC conduit runs under the truck.May 29, 2009
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Cables into bed6036 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 Boxes4057 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 truck5569 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