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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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Front Gas Tank3009 views
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Flywheel adapter work contd1979 viewsThe back of the adapter is almost done, getting ready to bore the hole.
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Blower Mounted2440 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.
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240V, 50A charge port4743 viewsThis is the 240V 50A charge port with a jack for a CS6364 plug.
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240v charge port2728 views
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Battery Box Mount 2951 viewsThere are 2 more 5/8" bolts at the front of the box, with another steel plate for them.
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Battery Hold Downs3318 viewsAll the battery hold down posts are in place. These are 3/8 allthread into the flange nuts on the bottom of the box.
There are posts on either side of each pair of batteries.
A square bar will be across the full width of the box, bolted to all the posts in that row.
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Gauges5807 viewsI've mounted 4 gauges on the dash.
Charge Current, Pack Voltage, Battery Current, Motor Current.

Last additions - Ford F250 EV Conversion
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Decals on back4482 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 cabling5849 viewsThis shows the DC power cableing done - except for the battery boxes themselves.May 29, 2009
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Gauges5807 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 conduit4078 viewsThe conduit for the AC wiring under the truck.May 29, 2009
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Truck wiring conduit4436 viewsSome of the DC conduit runs under the truck.May 29, 2009
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Cables into bed5971 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 Boxes3996 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 truck5508 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