So it begins...
I have purchased what EV conversion people seem to call the "donor car." I am fixing the brakes, tires and suspension and everything else I will leave to the EV conversion company I select to do the job. I hope you didn't think that I would do it myself, because although I find the thought of electrocution amusing, I haven't the time, paitience or skill to do it right. At this stage in the game I am leaning heavily toward the services that e-volks.com provide, but I would also like to lean on you, the wonderful voltheads, to offer me up any advice about who I should choose. I would drive the car to Utah, purchase their Kit#2 or Kit#3 and have them install. I would then ship or tow the car back and drive it around the wonderful city of San Francisco.
I have a few major questions about this process:
1.) Who should perform the conversion?
2.) What type of batteries should I use?
3.) What kind of realistic lifespan can I expect from the conversion?
E-volks uses some sort of golf car batteries, with the option of either 6V or 12V.
Thank you for any assistance that you might be able to provide me.
If you'd like to know about my previous/current EV experience you my V thread here: