Browsing Archive: August, 2009

Logo Lunacy

Posted by Brian Kirk on Sunday, August 30, 2009,
Well, after many long hours of grueling hair-pulling and nail-biting, my wife and I finally came up with our new Singular Motion Logo. This highly anticipated symbol is going to be proudly displayed on all of our converted vehicles, to unite them under one name.

I could explain what the symbol represents, or even how we came up with the idea, but I think that I'll leave it up to the reader to figure it out.

We are still hammering out the details of our banner, and business headers, but this d...
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Workspace Woes

Posted by Brian Kirk on Tuesday, August 25, 2009,
With the 944 in my driveway, parking has been a bit of an issue. The single car garage has been housing the 944, and half of my wife's car. My driveway then takes the rest of her car, and my Miata, with about a foot of it's bumber hanging over the curb. I've been lucky with avoiding tickets so far, but I can't count on that lasting forever. Plus, not being able to close the garage door overnight during the winter will let snow get in the porsche, which is completely unacceptable. I've been po...
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Supply Stream

Posted by Brian Kirk on Saturday, August 22, 2009,
On the business side of things, we are slowly gathing information about local EV supplies, and groups of EVers. We have had a few discussions with a local designer/manufacturer of DC controllers, battery chargers, and other electronics - ElectroCraft. This is a very exciting bit of progress. Having local products wil not only help us save on shipping and troubleshooting, but also fits in perfectly with goal of making our 944 as green and environmentally neutral as possible. ElectroCraft offer...
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Interior Identity

Posted by Brian Kirk on Saturday, August 22, 2009,

Our fully functional 944 is starting to feel a little exposed. With no hood, no hatch, and its sunroof up on a shelf, every interior part is now quite visible to the exterior. With so much light getting in, it's quite apparent how years of sun have taken its toll on the carpeting throughout the entire car. The multiple shades of brown, some almost as light as tan, are certainly not right for Singlar Motion's future flagship. It's time for the 944 to shed its humble aged interior.

I managed to...


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The Start of our First Conversion

Posted by Graham Lambert on Friday, August 21, 2009,
Day One:

We searched and searched for the right car to begin work, and we were fortunate enough to stumble upon this beautiful 1983 Porsche 944. With its light weight chassis and 50/50 weight distribution, we thought it would make the perfect platform for our first conversion.

After a Kirk wedding and a honeymoon, we got to work, first removing the rear hatch, part of the back seats, the carpeting and the front hood. Next step - sell out the original components and start to order the new.

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