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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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Underseat Battery box with 65 NiCd cells installed3260 viewsThis is with all the cells connected with Busbars.
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Coupler almost off2988 viewsThis is the coupler when it's just about cut off.
We would cut down to the keyway in the coupler, then we could pry it open just enough to tap it off the shaft.
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Starting the Flywheel adapter3014 viewsThe flywheel adapter started as a big chunk of steel.
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Mechanical link between Breakers3399 viewsThis shows how I made it so that only 1 of the 2 power inlet breakers can be ON at a time.
Both can be off, but only 1 can be ON.
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Control Wiring3329 viewsThis is the main control wiring for the EV conversion. It has the Z2K Hairball, and all the various relays, meters, fuses, etc..
The 2 meters are AC Amps and Volts for the PFC-50 charger.

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Decals on back4554 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 Rack3593 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 Rack3404 viewsOct 09, 2009
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Version 1 Genset Rack3474 viewsOct 09, 2009
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Version 1 Genset Rack3606 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 cabling5918 viewsThis shows the DC power cableing done - except for the battery boxes themselves.May 29, 2009
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Gauges5881 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 conduit4151 viewsThe conduit for the AC wiring under the truck.May 29, 2009