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Electric Vehicle Conversion - Cut Fuel Cost by Using Electricity to Power Your Car

 


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What is the process behind an electric vehicle conversion project? A lot of car owners are searching for ways to reduce their fuel expense bill. Ever since the prices of gasoline went to a new height, many people are finding it tough to maintain a monthly household budget. One option to reduce the gasoline bill is to convert your car into an electric vehicle. It used to cost thousands of dollars to get your car modified to run on electricity. Nowadays, you can do the electric vehicle conversion at you home garage. How does the process works? This article will share some information on the science of converting your car to use electricity as a power source.

Before you start any conversion project, you have to identify which car to be modified. Any sedan can be converted to run on electricity and the best one are the type which is light weight and has ample storage. For example, an old VW Beetle is perfect to be retrofitted into an electric vehicle. The idea is to replace the internal combustion engine with an electric drive motor. The motor will get the electricity from multiple lead flooded batteries stored in the back of the car. To control the flow of electricity current to the motor, an amp regulator is used. The regulator functions as an accelerator paddle of the car. Finally, the whole system is to be connected to a central circuit board. The circuit board will monitor the motor, the batteries power level and also acts as a cut off switch if there is a power leakage.

The whole electric vehicle conversion process may sound very foreign to someone who has no knowledge on electrical or mechanical engineering. If you prefer, you can ask a friendly mechanic to assist you. What is required is for you to know some basic science about the modification process. This is prevent you from being charge for unnecessary work done or parts installed. There are many good electric car modification guides on the internet. All you have to do is search of them online.

Are you spending more and more money on fuel for your car? Why not use electricity as an alternative energy source to power your car. Cut your gasoline expense bill by exploring easy to install Electric Car Conversion Kit . Read the reviews on top online resources to retrofit your car with electric propulsion system at http://www.cbElectricCar.com

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