author's websiteOrdinary guy with no special skills, just trying to change the world one backyard invention at a time.
Intro: Build your own Electric Car!
The "Electro-Metro" Project.Can't afford a Nissan Leaf? No Problem!Build a cheap electric car yourself by removing the the car engine, replacing it with a forklift motor, and adding batteries.I have plenty of videos about this project at:http://www.youtube.com/user/BenjaminNelsonand300MPG.orgThe primary "build blog" for this project is at:http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthread.php/ben-nelsons-electro-metro-build-thread-848.htmlbut watch out! That is a good read for when you have WAY too much time on your hands.For a good intro to basic electric car construction, stick with this Instructable.For more in-depth construction information, check out the DVD available at300MPG.org