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EV Project - Progress
    Kapiti, New Zealand



Project Complete

Stage 1 - Initalisation
  • EV Kapiti Project Proposal
  • Purchase Website
  • Create Website
  • Find sponsors
Stage 2 - Preparation
  • Purchase donor vehicle (1996 Subaru Legacy 250T Wagon)
  • Removed ICE
  • Removed transmission
  • Removed petrol tank and leads
  • Cut back tray out for back battery box
  • Removed front drive (RWD direct drive)
Stage 3 - Implementation
  • Purchase EV components (see Parts page)
  • Design battery boxes
  • Create front battery box
  • Design back battery box
  • Design back motor mount
  • Draw wiring diagram
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    • Low Voltage Click to see picture
  • Install charger and charging socket
  • Create back battery box
  • Create motor mount
  • Create component box
  • Create driver console
  • Install hardened rear springs
  • Install motor
  • Create and install speed sensor mount
  • Mount brake and power steering pumps
  • Cleanup existing wiring harness
  • Design and mount high voltage components
  • Design and mount low voltage components
  • Alter driveshaft and create motor coupling
  • Attach EV components to mainboard
  • Connect wiring
    • High voltage
    • Low voltage
  • !!! First Test Drive Successful !!!
Stage 4 - Finalise
  • Connect dashboard gauges
  • Connect power steering pump
  • Purchased a full new set of batteries
  • Secure batteries
  • Final test drive before certification
    • Top speed 100kmh in 10-15 secs
    • Hill climb successful
    • Blew controller!!
    • AMP draw 350 (fuse at 400) controller rated for 750!!
  • Get on road certification
  • Warrant of Fitness (WOF)
  • Registration
  • Add Google Ads
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Sponsors

http://www.nzerotech.com

www.avatar.co.nz



www.steeline.co.nz

www.fleetlube.info


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