Houston Electric Auto Assn.

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06 Motor mounting.jpg
Motor mounting149 viewsLocating the motor for mounting to the transmission was convenient with a hanger bolt threaded into the top of the motor.
21 ready to go.jpg
The EV Grin154 viewsThe car is a daily driver, and saving a lot of money.
01 Left side.jpg
157 viewsThe car sports low profile tires with oversize wide rims, gull wing doors and a Lamborghini windshield. The low profile and small cross-sectional area of the car helped reduce aerodynamic drag, to improve the EV's range.
05 motor adapter.jpg
Motor adapter157 viewsA 1/4" steel plate was machined to the shape and bolt pattern of the transmission bell and spacer pieces welded to the plate to locate the motor the correct distance from the transmission.
10 Rear bracket 2.jpg
Rear battery support bracket167 viewsThis bracket was fabricated to mount to the existing chassis without modification to the chassis. The batteries were located as far forward as possible to keep the center of gravity between the two axles.
19 Opened up.jpg
Is it a Transformer?208 viewsThe car body opens up so I can access all EV components (including batteries) for easier maintenance and troubleshooting.
Motor and Tranny.jpg
Motor and Tranny139 viewsThis shot taken just before the motor and transmission went into my truck!

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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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