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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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Starting the 1st version of the Motor Coupler4794 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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Cooling it all off2860 viewsCooling the coupler down to keep the bearings from getting cooked.
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2nd half coupler mounted2405 viewsMounted the other half the coupler on the other motor.
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Adapter Plate alignment finished2613 viewsThen we slid on the Motor adapter plate.
This allowed us to drill the holes to bolt the 2 plates together, and put in a couple of locating pins between them so they can be taken apart and re-assembled without shifting.
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Breaker Box (again)3124 views

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Decals on back4917 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 Rack3836 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 Rack3649 viewsOct 09, 2009
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Version 1 Genset Rack3708 viewsOct 09, 2009
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Version 1 Genset Rack3844 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 cabling6268 viewsThis shows the DC power cableing done - except for the battery boxes themselves.May 29, 2009
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Gauges6221 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 conduit4489 viewsThe conduit for the AC wiring under the truck.May 29, 2009