This blog documents the restoration, and conversion, of a 1965 Humber (Singer) Vogue to a fully electric vehicle. The Vogue will be powered by an 11kW(modified), 3 phase industrial AC motor, controlled by an industry standard Variable Speed Drive (VSD) or Inverter. To be able to produce the 400 volts phase to phase the VSD will need about 600 VDC of batteries. A big thanks to the contributors on the AEVA forum:

Friday, August 12, 2011

Rear Chargers Installed

Simply placing the chargers in their mounting brackets on the rear battery packs didn't turn out so "simple". The 240VAC termination box was about 2mm too narrow so had to be partially disassembled and the holes filed. Then the straps for 3 out of 4 of the packs were in the wrong way around (it has to do with camlock buckle placement). Not wanting to remove all the packs then crawl under the car and unmount the main tray, I used the safety pin and nylon cord approach to carefully remove the strap while pulling the cord through - then pulled the strap through the other way.
Anyway - chargers in position.
Now to figure a way to route the wires so it looks reasonably tidy.

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