Build Your Own Electric Car: Cheap

Introduction: Build Your Own Electric Car: Cheap

About: Ordinary guy with no special skills, just trying to change the world one backyard invention at a time. See more at: http://300mpg.org/ On Twitter - @300MPGBen and at Ecoprojecteer.net
Hi everyone,
This is a presentation I did at the Mother Earth Fair Sept. 25th 2010.
In it, I cover the steps it took for me to build an electric car on a budget.
It was only a 45 minute presentation, so some things were only touched on that in themselves can be very deep topics.
Think of this as a good into or overview and that it IS possible to build your own electric car on a budget.

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    6 Discussions

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    avocadostains

    I've been interested in EV for some time. The affordability and seeming followability of this instructable is inspiring.

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    mrauto123
    mrauto123

    7 years ago

    You probably already said this but what brand generator did you use.

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    bennelson
    bennelson

    Reply 7 years ago

    When I converted the car to a plug-in hybrid mode, I used a Generac brand generator.

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    malang5050
    malang5050

    8 years ago on Introduction

    please can any one guide me where to get a cheap second dc motors, for my e-motorcycle

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    jbaker22
    jbaker22

    Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

    Put ball bearings in a car starter motor and that is cheap.