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Electrovair III – All Electric Corvair

Posted by Andrew on Jan 26, 2013 in Electric Cars

My first commercial project for High Voltage Hot Rods was to create an all electric 1966 Corvair Monza Convertable.  This project was done for Larry Mills, an electrical engineer from Tyco.  He had had a Corvair as a kid, and always wanted a convertible.   A big fan of electric cars, he also wanted one that […]

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Interviewed for a story in the Sun Sentinel

Posted by Andrew on Apr 15, 2012 in Hobbies

My work on the electric car has started to get a lot of attention. I was contacted last week by the Sun Sentinel about doing and interview. Doreen Hemlock came out and spent about an hour interviewing me about electric cars and how I built my own. I took her for a ride in the […]

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My Electric Car Project is Chosen as a finalist

Posted by Andrew on Jun 1, 2011 in Hobbies

My electric car project, the EVGT-40 was chosen as a finalist in EVtv’s $20,000 EV Components Contest.  This is a great honor to be selected out of the 900+ entries that they received.  Winning this contest would really take the EVGT-40 to a level that I could never afford to take it to.  I really […]

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Revenge of the Electric Car

Posted by Andrew on Dec 6, 2010 in Hobbies

My car and story was featured on the web page for the motion picture “Revenge of the Electric Car” today.

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Setting up a LinuxICE Car Computer

Posted by Andrew on Oct 18, 2010 in Hobbies

Setup the computer in my electric car with a version Ubuntu called LinuxICE.  This lightweight Linux distro is designed for in car computers and touch screen interfaces.  The guys who put it together have a nice start on a good system.  It is still a bit rough around the edges and required some Linux knowledge […]

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The EVGT-40 Gets Its Stripes

Posted by Andrew on Sep 15, 2010 in Hobbies

After having put over 350 miles on my Electric GT-40 without the use of a single drop of gas, the car had earned its stripes. The stripes were all laid out in Illustrator and then cut in a special auto graphics vinyl at Geekwraps. I then  applied them in my garage.   I am now  […]

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The EVGT-40 Electric Car Hits the Streets

Posted by Andrew on Jun 28, 2010 in Hobbies

After almost two years of work in the evenings and weekends, my electric car passed inspection by the DMV and received a VIN number and license to travel the streets of Florida. For the first time I got to take the car out on the open road and see how it really handles. Check out […]

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Electric Cars

Posted by Andrew on Apr 7, 2010 in Hobbies

One of my big passions has always been cars.  But I always knew that there was a better way to get around than using gas.  With gas prices skyrocketing, I decided I wasn’t going to wait for the car makers to come out with a car I could afford, so I decided to build my […]

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