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Posted on:
Monday, July 4th, 2011
Author:
Ken

Here are some pictures… EV gauges Charger Located in front. The Manzanita Micro Charger lets me charge anywhere up to 240V and 30amps. Control Boards located in the motor bay behind passenger and driver seats 17 Batteries up front 22 Batteries in the rear Cheap Battery monitor system Be safe! New Suspension System Look ma, [...]

Posted in Batteries, Charger, DriveTrain, Instrumentation, Motor, MR2EV | 2 Comments »

Custom Motor Mount

Posted on:
Sunday, October 18th, 2009
Author:
Ken

The last mount needed to be custom because the original mount was connected to the engine, which is now gone.  Thanks to my friend Alan’s help, we designed the mount first out of scrap wood and then welded steel.

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Mounting transmission and motor

Posted on:
Sunday, October 18th, 2009
Author:
Ken

Taking a grinder, I removed the interfering material from the adaptor plate. To repair the damaged rubber in the original engine mounts, I found a guy that sold these molded urethane inserts for $50. I also spray painted the mounts. And mounted the transmission back into the engine bay. That takes care of 3 of [...]

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Test fitting the Motor and Transmission in the Car

Posted on:
Saturday, March 14th, 2009
Author:
Ken

I hoisted the assembly to get it ready to drop it into the car from the top of the car. I then went on to make sure that the path is clear for me to drop the assembly in. It became clear that I needed to remove a few more things. First thing I noticed [...]

Posted in Adaptor Plate, Battery Racks, DriveTrain, Motor, MR2EV, Removed Parts, Transmission | 1 Comment »

Motor to Transmission assembly

Posted on:
Saturday, February 28th, 2009
Author:
Ken

Mounting the FB1-4001A 9″ motor to the transmission required a custom adapter made specifically for the MR2. I ordered mine from KTA services and they were great; very responsive. First thing to do is to strap the motor to a workbench, to prevent scratching up the motor, I used an old towel around the motor. [...]

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