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:

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Front Chrome Fitted

It may be a small step but the front chromework is finally fitted back on the Vogue.
She has her face back. The headlight "eyebrows" were a real pain to fit and took about two hours alone.
Another view.
This comment added later. I learnt something about getting stuff re-chromed when I had the eyebrows done. Don't assume that the electroplater will clean up the non-visible bits. Take a wire brush to any non-visable parts of your chrome piece(s) before giving it to the electroplater. The insides of the eyebrows were a mess of flaky chrome when they came back. I wire brushed them and waxed them but it would have been better to have a reasonably smooth finish. The outsides look great!

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