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Sparrow 222Pictures of Corbin Sparrow #222
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Corbin SparrowPhotos of my Corbin Sparrow Electric Car
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Ford F250 EV ConversionPictures taken while Converting a 95 Ford F-250 Supercab Longbed 4wd to Electric Drive
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Under Seat Battery Boxes when empty3284 views
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Starting the 1st version of the Motor Coupler4652 viewsHere we are starting work on the first version of the coupler to connect the 2 Impulse 9" motors.
This is going to be a single piece coupler that press-fits on both shafts.
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Motor-Motor mount drilled2116 viewsMounting holes drilled and primer applied.
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Building Motor Mounting Framework8618 viewsWe decided it was easiest to juts build the motor mounting framework in place. Carefully cut pieces and clamp them in place, then tack weld it all together.
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2884 views2 Dividers and front/back panels added.

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Decals on back4716 viewsI finally got the Decals on the truck.
Hopefully I'll get some good pictures of the ones on the sides as well.
Apr 18, 2010
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Version 2 Genest Rack3677 viewsThe one worked pretty well, though I couldn't use the Sparrow rear body panel. I just mounted the license plate on the genset rack instead.Oct 09, 2009
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Version 2 Genset Rack3491 viewsOct 09, 2009
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Version 1 Genset Rack3562 viewsOct 09, 2009
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Version 1 Genset Rack3687 viewsThis one was nice in that the Sparrow "rear panel" would just slide into the tubes. Just had to extend the wiring to reach.
The problem was that with all the weight of me and Genset, it would bottom out when going over big bumps.
Oct 09, 2009
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DC cabling6068 viewsThis shows the DC power cableing done - except for the battery boxes themselves.May 29, 2009
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Gauges6024 viewsI've mounted 4 gauges on the dash.
Charge Current, Pack Voltage, Battery Current, Motor Current.
May 29, 2009
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Truck wiring AC conduit4284 viewsThe conduit for the AC wiring under the truck.May 29, 2009