Going Green - MG F Electric Vehicle Conversion
I designed this Power Unit to have plenty of redundancy. It will have 24 3kW Brushless DC motors controlled by individual speed controllers and individual batteries. Plus, 4 separate controllers for each block, Nylon (glass filled) gears and with each motor able to disengage if a fault is detected. All weighing in just over 70kg (without batteries) and just under 100hp. This all being machined on the above Solar CNC mill, hence this project being slow going until that one is complete.
Solar Powered Pool Water Heater - Homemade
Is this worth making?
We believe so. Our 4600 litre pool is connected to this homemade panel along with one we purchased and saw the temperature rise from 14.8ºC to 28ºC in 7 days. Impressive considering this was Spring in the UK. Where is the heat coming from? (updated 1st Aug 20)
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Solar Powered - CNC Mill Conversion
Currently fabricating the Z-Axis drive unit, this Axminster Sieg X1 hobby machine is turning into a Solar Powered CNC Mill and using BrushLess DC (BLDC) Motors. All this controlled by an Arduino microcontroller.
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Vectra GSi 3.2l V6 - Shed to Show
Yes I know, this is not a very Green car, although it only does around 3000 miles a year and I may convert it later on with additional rear wheel Electric Drive. I have re-conditioned the 3.2 V6 (Z32SE) as much as I can and have replaced all safety items and most of the front running components. New discs, pads, calipers, hoses, shocks, springs, ABS module, Power Steering pump, water pump, timing belt and pulleys, clutch, reconditioned wheels (no cracks). It's probably easier to list what has not been replaced/reconditioned. All this done in my tiny outhouse (roughly 4m x 4m)
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