Houston Electric Auto Assn.

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12 Side.jpg
Full side view152 viewsThis view illustrates well the low profile of the car. The roof is only 46" high.
07 Motor installed.jpg
Motor installed184 viewsBecause the VW transmission was designed to accommodate an engine cantilevered off the transmission without additional supports, the DC motor did not require additional support besides the four bolts mounting it to the transmission adapter plate.
02 before painting.jpg
Body work done139 viewsAfter the four layers of paint was removed and body repairs and modifications were complete, the car was ready for primer. Note how well the Chevy Yukon headlights and Jeep CJ turn signals fit the front bumper.
12 Final EV components.jpg
Final layout of EV components172 viewsThe mounting plate was moved up to make space for the DC converter below and move the other EV components up for easier access between the batteries. The 12V components are in the NEMA box on the left, and the 120V components are in the NEMA box on the right. The grey Anderson connector on the left is for connecting the DC converter.
16 overhead console.jpg
Overhead console149 viewsControl buttons located in the overhead console control power to the motor controller, headlights, hazard lights, A/C, defogger, dome light, and radio

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Reduction drive Douglass E2M 001.jpg
Reduction Drive Douglass E2M 001124 viewsThis is the 1.67 to 1 belt driven reduction drive that connects the motor to the transmission. Clutch is incorporatedJan 12, 2011
Friendswood car show Oct2010 - 01.jpg
Set up for the car show187 viewsI got a prime spot on the corner as visitors entered the area with the cars. Sometimes it pays to not be first to arrive.Oct 15, 2010
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Old Town Spring.jpg
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