What You Need
To build an electric vehicle may sound difficult, but with a quality conversion manual it is much easier than you may think. What you are actually doing is converting your current gasoline powered auto into an electric powered vehicle. Even if you are not a professional mechanic, an average do it your self enthusiast can accomplish this in just a few days of work. Here is a list of the basic equipment you will need to do build an electric vehicle:
*Work space area
*Basic tool kit – wrenches, socket set, screw drivers.
*An engine hoist
Electric motors are quieter, safer, more reliable, and more cost effective than gasoline powered engines. Electric motors and batteries can be acquired quite cheaply, or even free, if you know where to look. Since electric motors are powered by electricity, their power can come from a wide variety of power sources, including wind or solar power generators which can also be home built, reducing your energy use to zero.
Even on today’s electrical grid, plug-in cars are cleaner than gasoline cars. Even better, while electricity is getting cleaner and more renewable every year, even the cleanest gasoline car keeps adding to pollution and always will. On the other hand when you build an electric vehicle, it just gets cleaner over time as the grid gets cleaner, so you end up with a dependable, clean running, zero emission car.
Lastly when you build an electric vehicle it is quite easy on one’s pocket, as it can be done for under $500. So if you are thinking about building your own electric car, the first thing you need is a well written professional manual with clear illustrations to guide you through the process, and in a short time you will have your homemade electric car ready and running!