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