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:

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Windscreen plans foiled

With the dashpad in, I carted the front windscreen into our lounge room last night with the intention of installing the stainless steel trim on the outside of the screen seal. (See the rear window a couple of posts back to see the trim.) Imagine my surprise when I realised that the rubber screen seal did not have the channel for the metal trim. Now the race is on to try to get the correct seal. We want to have the car freeway drivable by end of January.
On a good note, I ordered the rear 1/4 light seals yesterday and they should be here by the weekend.
I had previously bought 3 meters of a rubber profile that I thought would be OK but realised when we were installing the rear windscreen that it was missing the external sealing lip.

The "old" Vogue rear 1/4 light.

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