Hybrid Energy Efficient

Getting Started With Your Electric Car Conversion

Converting your car from a gasoline engine to an electric one is easier than you thought. You can do the conversion yourself or employ the services of several garages that have specialized in this type of conversions.

Almost any car can be converted to electric but it has been observed that smaller, light weight vehicles are the easiest and most convenient to convert. The reason is, electric cars have low torque. Torque is the ability of an engine to carry a heavy load. Again, a flat bed truck is more convenient to convert than a regular sedan because you have a lot of open space at the back of the vehicle to pack the batteries. You may also want to know that manual transmission is easier to convert than automatic ones because of the way its internal gears are arranged. Nevertheless, any vehicle can be converted to electric.

If you will do the conversion yourself, you will need no sophisticated tools. The ordinary tools you use in everyday car maintenance and repair are what you will be using. You will only have to find yourself some space in your compound and start working on your conversion. Typically you may want to use your backyard or garage for the task. The next step would be to get a plan for the conversion. There are several websites that provide resources on how to do the conversion.

You may also want to contract the conversion to a specialized garage. Though the cost will be higher, you are assured of a professional job and you can also count on them for spares or after sales support.

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