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Old 01-24-2008, 05:55 PM   #1
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Question Electric Conversion

Does anyone have info about converting gas engine to electric in Focus


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Old 01-24-2008, 06:05 PM   #2
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hmmm never heard anything about that
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Old 01-24-2008, 07:43 PM   #3
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Batteries... big ones... all over the place.
Electric engine...

That's all the info I got...
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I moved this over to the "Engine and Transmission Swap" forum. It will probibly get a better response over here.
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I don't know about full electric, but you might look into the hybrid systems they have in the Escape. Either way it's gonna be a -lot- of fabrication...
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http://www.penn-partners.org/evteam/attack.htm

This is a cool example. Basically the only thing would be that the shell/suspension would be a Focus. I do have more info, will update later.


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Here are some other good resources:
http://www.evworld.com/guide_bev.cfm?evtype=conversion
http://www.evparts.com/index.php?ln=...TOP_main_id=20
http://www.geocities.com/CapeCanaver...79/evcalc.html
http://www.nedra.com/

Two different configurations on some fast ev drags:
http://www.evparts.com/article_zoom....ESTAG=Article1

Might take a look at Tesla Motors to find out how much their battery packages will cost.
They have a car (essentially a Lotus) and packed with 500lbs of Lithium-ion batteries.
But the greatest thing about it is a 200mile range and will beat many supercars.

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Is or has anyone else considered changing their Focus over to an electric vehicle? Or building up a Focus shell as a second car?

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