Electric Car Conversions – Parts List

For your electric car conversion you will need a few specialized parts. For example you’ll need cycle batteries, an electric motor, a controller, battery charger, and more other small parts. Of course the most important thing is a vehicle. For this project any vehicle can be used but there are some which work better than other. Trucks and small cars are the best vehicles for an electric car conversion. A consideration is to find the lightest car because that will work best.

Furthermore you’ll need a DC motor which produces the power for the car. You’ll get more power for a larger motor. And don’t worry that your car will be to slow! An electric car travels easily at 50 mph. What about batteries?

You’ll need twenty deep cycle batteries. The plan which I’ve bought shows sources where you can get free batteries which you can find very easily. But why are twenty batteries needed? That’s easy. Your electric car will achieve a range of more than 200 miles. So it need’s the power of the batteries to achieve that range.

The controller will be needed to control the power from the batteries which goes to the motor. This determines how fast you’ll drive. The controller will be connected to the gas pedal.

If you want to charge your batteries between trips, then you’ll need an on-board battery charger. With that way you can simply plug it into any AC circuit and get charged up. Isn’t it time you got started on your own conversion?

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