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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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Rear gas tank3597 viewsGas Tanks together weighed 81 lbs
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Motor coupler work2161 viewsContinuing work on the coupler
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Boring coupler shaft holes2103 viewsThis time we wanted to be SURE our boring bar wouldn't flex, so we built a much stronger one.
We also are using much better cutting tips.
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Finished and drilled couplers3318 viewsThis is the finished coupler assembly with all the screws that will be used to hold them together.
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Putting them together3300 viewsBoth motors together! Bolted to the motor-motor mount.
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Building Motor Mounting Framework8895 viewsWe decided it was easiest to juts build the motor mounting framework in place. Carefully cut pieces and clamp them in place, then tack weld it all together.

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Decals on back4845 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 Rack3777 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 Rack3588 viewsOct 09, 2009
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Version 1 Genset Rack3653 viewsOct 09, 2009
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Version 1 Genset Rack3784 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 cabling6194 viewsThis shows the DC power cableing done - except for the battery boxes themselves.May 29, 2009
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Gauges6152 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 conduit4418 viewsThe conduit for the AC wiring under the truck.May 29, 2009