Entries by A.D.

Batteries, The big deal.

The batteries world is in constant change nowadays with the electric vehicles take off , the new and improved power storage, super capacitors, and the new kid on the block, graphene. Lead batteries and AGM or gel are a thing of the past. We are now having the Li-ion present going to the new Li-air […]

The adapter plate

One of the key aspects of a conversion is how to connect the existing gearbox to the new electric motor. This is normally done by an adapter plate that fits in both sides, the old gear box and the new motor. This has to be designed and fabricated with high precision, as the geometry of […]

The vacuum pump and the brakes.

Mostly all cars use a braking system with power brakes and this system needs to be left as it is in a electric converted vehicle. If the weight is bigger after the conversion because of the batteries, then the brake system should have at least the same braking capacity or even more. Working brakes are […]

How to convert your car to electric?

When I had the idea of converting my own car to electric, I had two goals in mind. To be able to drive a novel car, that wouldn´t make any noise and the cost for the fuel be little or nothing.  The other goal was to stop once for all contributing to dirt our environment […]