CasaDelGato - Images from the House of the Cat

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Pulling the engine11354 viewsRemoving the 460cui gas engine. (Having a forklift really made this easier.)
All 762 pounds of it!
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Position motors10460 viewsMotors were mounted to the transmission, then lifted in from below.
Transmission was then bolted to it's mounts, and the motors placed on blocks to keep everything in position
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Building Motor Mounting Framework9508 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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Completed Motor Mount7771 viewsThis is the motor mounting framework, after all the welding was complete.

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Painted Motor Mount7965 viewsI then sandblasted it all ,and painted it.
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Motors Installed8862 viewsEverything is in and bolted down. The framework is mounted to the original rubber engine mounts that used to support the 460cui Gas Engine.
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Battery Box Bottom10102 viewsThis is the bottom of the battery box. It is 3/4" plywood with a 2x2 edge frame.
The colored boxes are pieces of plywood cut to the size of Golf Cart batteries.
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9576 viewsThis shows how there will be 6 batteries across at the back. (there are 8 across at the front)
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