Electric Car Conversion Kits
Do you want to convert a gas vehicle to an
electric vehicle? There are many electric car conversion kits
out there for your do-it-yourself electric car conversion
project. Which electric car conversion kits are the best? There
are certain things you need to check before you buy the
electric car conversion kit. For example, check the driving
radious before you buy the electric car kit.
What electric car conversion kits are
available on the market?
There are electric car conversion kits
available from vendors and they can be used for conversion in a
do-it-yourself fashion. When making the transition from a gas
vehicle to electric vehicle, you should have a checklist of
what to look for. Consider the following two important factors
when fitting electric car conversion kits.
Factor 1: It is
firstly important to check and see what type of car will best
be suited for the electric car conversion kit and which one
best suits individual needs. Most of the electric cars have a
driving range between 30 to 70 miles so, if you will only be
commuting in this range then having an electric car conversion
kit fitted in your vehicle makes sense.
Factor 2: The second
important aspect regarding the electric car conversion kits is
knowing which type of car its best suited for. Having one for
short range travel for light weight sedan would be ideal
whereas a pick up van or truck is more suitable for utility
purposes. The fancier electric car conversion kits have even
been used in cars that can be used for short races and speedier
accelerations, but these are few and far between.
Cost comparison of electric cars and
gasoline driven cars
A typical electric car conversion kit may
enable the car to travel at speeds of up to 25 MPH with a
payload between two and four passengers and costs less
than $10,000. The electric car conversion kit should be
well designed and manufactured and may include the: