What is the best electric car conversion kit in the market? The best electric conversion kits in the market are always the most expensive. In actual fact, you can build an electric modification kit yourself at home with a budget of around $300. How would an average car owner convert his vehicle into an electric car at his own garage? This article will share some information on the idea of a homemade electric car conversion kit.
Before you begin any conversion process, it is very obvious that you will need a car for the retrofitting. The best cars to retrofit an electric conversion kit are light weight vehicle with ample space for storage. An old VW Beetle is a good example. The idea is to replace the internal combustion engine with a new electric motor power plant while keep the power train.
Lead acid flooded batteries are used to supply the electric current to the motor. A voltage regulator device is required to control the amount of electricity following to the motor. The regulator acts like a conventional car accelerator paddle. Finally, the whole system is connected to a central control circuit board. The circuit board also acts as a cut off switch in case there is a power leakage.
All this extra retrofitting may sound very foreign to an average car owner. If you prefer, you can ask a friendly mechanic to assist you. What you would need is to understand the science behind an electric car conversion kit. Luckily, there are many good step by step conversion guides on the web. All you have to do is search for it.