Laurel, Maryland (PressExposure) October 26, 2009 -- Having made up your mind to do an electric truck conversion, a well-detailed plan should be handy to get started. Amaechi Paul says, to get started follow these easy stages.
1. Identify a small decent truck to convert. 2. Get common home tools like sews, cordless drill, wrenches etc. 3. Identify a work place-workshop, garage etc. 4. A well detailed plans.
He went to say that good candidate (car) for electric truck conversion plan is usually, small truck because they are featherweight and strong. They also provide an enough room for D.C motor and better placement. Since the number of batteries determine your effective range this makes a small truck a good choice.
He recommends standard transmission truck to be converted; automatic transmissions trucks will require high expertise to achieve. Do not worry even though, you known only how to drive automatic vehicle, your truck will drive just like an automatic. He said, that will be stunt at its ability to accelerate; it has the keep up with any vehicle town and travel 50 mph on the highway. Not to mention the truck ability to go a range of over 200 miles for a single charge, just as stated in the detailed plan.