Project Goals

  • top speed 70 mph
  • range 40 miles

Probably Need

  • Power steering pump (possibly speed sensitive)
  • Brake vacuum assist

Nice to Have

  • Air conditioning
  • Heater
  • Dashboard tachometer shows electric motor RPM
  • Dashboard fuel gauge shows approximate battery charge level

Deprecated Requirements

  • AC motor drive system
  • regenerative braking

Personal Goals

  • Start a hopefully fun new hobby
  • Work on something outside of work
  • Make new friends
  • Learn new skills (like welding, for example)
  • End up with an efficient daily commuter
  • Contribute in some small way to the knowledge base of EV conversions