We have been spending the last few weeks collecting a lot of information about motors, controllers, batteries, etc. We have all been getting a quick education in these topics. But up to now we have not really made any solid decisions about how to do this conversion.
There are so many things to decide on when you start looking at what is involved in the conversion. AC or DC system? Once you decide that, which specific motor? What kind of battery technology? Which batteries? Motor controller, charger ... it goes on and on.
I want to nail down some of these decisions so we can start making some progress on solving specific problems. So here is what we have decided so far: