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Website about my Ford Aspire internal combustion-to-electric conversion project, inspired by the film "Who Killed the Electric Car?", and made possible thanks to technical assistance from Bob Batson of Electric Vehicles of America and the following individuals and businesses:

Michael Brown
Jim Savatgy/ A-1 Welders
Green Sales Company
Control Cable Inc.
Universal Powder Coating
Orchard Supply Hardware
California Do-It Center
Arizona Tools
US Plastic
Pep Boys
Burbank Auto Parts
Battery Systems of Los Angeles
Off Road Engineering

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SPECIFICATIONS
Donor car 1997 Ford Aspire (Kia Avella)
Transmission 5-speed clutchless
Curb weight ± 2,700 lbs.
Energy storage 14 Trojan T-875 8V batteries (112V total, 882 lbs)
Street date April 20, 2008
Top speed 80 mph
Range 40-45 miles
Charging 110V AC, 8-10 hrs
Cost $15,544.38 (incl donor car)
Safety Passenger-compartment batteries restrained in a vented, steel-reinforced polyethylene box; factory shoulder harnesses and airbags
Suspension KYB struts and shocks, Gravity 150 lb/in springs

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