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by Briswolf
Wed, 17 Jul 2019, 15:20
Forum: Technical and conversion discussion
Topic: EV Conversion battery requirements
Replies: 8
Views: 607

Re: EV Conversion battery requirements

Is it madness? Well, yeah, converting any car is madness. But a CRX is a good choice because of its light weight and superior aerodynamics. Haha alright! A little madness makes life worth living IMO ;) I hope you get to do that conversion soon. I have been talking to my car friends a lot (I am not ...
by Briswolf
Wed, 17 Jul 2019, 15:14
Forum: Technical and conversion discussion
Topic: EV Conversion battery requirements
Replies: 8
Views: 607

Re: EV Conversion battery requirements

Alright thanks for that advice! Makes sense to me now. Also yes sounds like a good idea so isolate the pack when the car is off. Just to be sure, is a contactor also the same as a relay, or is there a crucial difference? Obviously the break voltage and current must be sufficient so as to avoid arc o...
by Briswolf
Tue, 09 Jul 2019, 18:37
Forum: Technical and conversion discussion
Topic: EV Conversion battery requirements
Replies: 8
Views: 607

Re: EV Conversion battery requirements

Thanks for the advice. Am I correct that it was you doing the conversion on the CRX? I am still trying to settle on a car, and the CRX is a nice little thing (I was looking at CRX before I saw you had started a conversion), but maybe too small (I have some devout car guys recommending all manner of ...
by Briswolf
Mon, 08 Jul 2019, 13:25
Forum: Technical and conversion discussion
Topic: EV Conversion battery requirements
Replies: 8
Views: 607

EV Conversion battery requirements

Hello, I am new here, but have been dreaming of doing an EV conversion for a long time. I am a professional electronic engineer, but do not have extensive HV experience, but am happy to earn that badge. I am starting my research with the battery, as I consider it to be the most important part of any...