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SRCooper
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EV 620

Post by SRCooper » Thu Jan 07, 2021 2:56 pm

As the title says ive got a new project to start, I picked these up from will the other day and intend to build a daily driver by converting it to an EV
to do this simply without spending years doing so im going to use a nissan leaf motor at this stage and convert the ute to front drive with the battery pack under the tray. Wish me luck and ill try keep this updated.
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Re: EV 620

Post by Otodat » Thu Jan 07, 2021 5:24 pm

Oh hell yeah, this is awesomeness, looking forward to updates!

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Re: EV 620

Post by gingofthesouth » Fri Jan 08, 2021 2:26 pm

Hell yeah do it!
My orangatang 510 here.

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Re: EV 620

Post by kartboy » Fri Jan 08, 2021 7:38 pm

WHAT no LS?

Good luck with the build

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Re: EV 620

Post by SRCooper » Sun Jan 17, 2021 9:18 pm

Well progress is slowly rolling on. There's been a change of plan. To everyone's joy it's going to be rear drive now. I plan to keep the front fairly stock except disk brakes and I'm working on a Rack and Pinion mod for it to get rid of the scary steering column. As for the rear the motor will be mounted in a late model pajeros subframe to keep the 6stud but allow for independent suspension. The batteries are lighter than I originally thought at 170kg meaning my plan is to put about 140kg in the engine bay in a custom alloy box then another 140kgish behind the cab meaning the range will nearly double. I have managed to find a crashed 2014 leaf at a good price but have to wait until the insurance is sorted with that before they can sell to me. The cab is off the get blasted on the 1st Feb then off to Wal to make it all beautiful.
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