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From almost the beginning of the I shot a series of videos to its progress. There are actually a few unfinished videos in the vault, and a new one yet to be to show off a modification installed this week.

The videos project milestones, from the first spin-up of the electric in the car, to the first electric drive, to a demo of how to shift without a clutch, to a battery hot swap. and more. Keep an eye on page as new videos are added.

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#1) ForkenSwift electric car conversion: 1st

Added: Tue 26 Dec 2006

First of the freshly installed forklift pump motor in our beer low speed, Geo Metro electric conversion.

#2) Project Forkenswift car: 1st CONTROLLED powerup

Mon 08 Jan 2007

Here’s the Forkenswift’s being spun up (and and up, and down) with a used cart controller. (Thanks to the folks for help with the oddball Curtis.)

#3) Project ForkenSwift EV: first test drive

Added: Sun 01 Apr

Officially, we’re only at the rack building stage of the But while waiting to get a welder to the job, Spring Fever and against better judgment we 6 batteries into the car, everything together and went up the street a bunch of times.

#4) ForkenSwift electric car conversion: legal!

Added: Fri 26 Oct 2007

(but waaaay under the car is now registered as an EV and is legally on the road!

This video marks the of its official transition to EV status, the car in action. Of course the it’s not finished — there are lots of small details to care of. But we’re having a driving the car — minus the of getting busted — sorting them out.

#5) ForkenSwift electric car: gears

Added: Sat 15 Mar 2008

the car has no clutch, people often ask how I gears. The purpose of this is to show just that.

EV’s with more than the ForkenSwift don’t to shift much — just leave the transmission in one for city driving, and only for highway speeds.

The ForkenSwift to be shifted because it’s a low car with a low power controller.

So how is it With a firm hand and a patience for upshifts, and by rev-matching the speed to the transmission speed downshifting.

There’s no need to use a in an EV when stopping or starting An electric motor doesn’t like a gas engine — it when the accelerator is released and the car

At about 3:40 you see one potential of driving an quiet vehicle a pedestrian steps off a curb backwards! — into my as I am slowly approaching. I don’t he would have backed up into the car, but I tapped the to let him know I was there anyway. averted! (This has only to me once in 6 months.)

#6) Project electric car: LED battery

Added: Wed 07 May 2008

One of the challenges of an EV with old or mismatched batteries is you’ll murder the weaker if you don’t keep an eye on their of charge. This new to us LED battery gauge will help to we don’t send any batteries to graves. uh, to the recycler. prematurely.

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