Browsing Archive: August, 2012

Road testing - Engage!

Posted by Graham/Brian EV on Saturday, August 18, 2012,

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Another successful weekend

Posted by Brian on Sunday, August 12, 2012,
So it has been another very successful weekend working with the Porsche. We have installed all of the new toys that we bought to upgrade the EV. Here's the list of improvements made since before our last controller failure:
- New WarP-Drive 1200A controller with Interface Module
- New standard WarP-Drive cooling system with reservoir, pump, radiator and fans. And Orange 'High Voltage' Coolant!
- Fixed the vacuum pump wiring
- Improved low-voltage wiring with better connectors, and simpler install...
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Pre-EV Fest scramble

Posted by Brian on Monday, August 6, 2012,

So with EVFest only a month away, progress has picked up on the Porsche conversion. We will be implementing a lot of new ideas, and our goal is still to drive the car to the show. We started with some basic maintenance items that had been neglected for a while.

The clutch slave cylinder was reinstalled and the system bled. Hurrah for a working clutch.

The brake system was also reworked with a new vacuum system sensor. However, not two minutes after we installed the new sensor, we must have ti...

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