YouTube Videos

EV4U’s YouTube Channel offers over 200 informational and educational videos.

Please Note: EV4U has produced these videos over a number of years and some information may be dated.

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Directory of some of our videos.

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Answers to Common Questions

Q)  How fast can an electric conversion go?
A)  Check out the EV Answer Man, Episode 2 video for information.

Q)  How far can an electric conversion go?
A)  Check out the EV Answer Man, Episode 2 video for more information.
Q)  How long does it take to recharge?
A)  Check out the EV Answer Man, Episode 2 video for more information.
Q)  How much does it cost to do a conversion?
A)
Episode 2 video for more information.
Q)  What’s a pre-charge resistor?
A)  Check out the EV Answer Man, Episode 2 video for more information.
Q)  What about heating and air conditioning?
A)  Check out the EV Answer Man, Episode 3 video for more information.
Q)  What’s the payback time?
A)  Check out the EV Answer Man, Episode 4 video for more information.
Q)  What about an Aux. Battery or DC/DC Converter?
A)  Check out the EV Answer Man, Episode 5 video for more information.
Q)  What about maintenance?
A)  Check out the EV Answer Man, Episode 6 video for more information.

Q)  What about Motor Brushes?
A)  Check out the EV Answer Man, Episode 7 video for more information.
Q)  Want help calculating range, pack size, and more?
A)  Check out the EV Answer Man, Episode 7 video for more information.
Q)  Why use a transmission?
A)  Check out the EV Answer Man, Episode 8 video for more information.
Q)  How about an automatic transmission?
A)  Check out the EV Answer Man, Episode 8 video for more information.

Q)  Why not use an alternator to charge while you’re driving?
A)  Check out the EV Answer Man, Episode 15 video for more information.

EV Basics YouTube Video Series

Episode 1:  How to get started
Episode 2:  Choosing a vehicle
Episode 3:  Motors & Controllers
Episode 4:  Calculating Battery Pack
Episode 5:  Mounting Motor & Batteries
Episode 6:  Chargers & DC/DC Converters
Episode 7:  Charge Ports & Throttle Controls
Episode 8:  Power Brakes & Steering
Episode 9:  Lead vs Lithium
Episode 10:  Relays & Switches

Episode 11:  Staying Cool

EV Answer Man YouTube Video Series

Episode 1:  What size battery pack do I need?
Episode 2:  Answering the 4 most commonly asked questions
Episode 3:  EV Heating and Air Conditioning
Episode 4:  What’s the Payback Time?
Episode 6:  EV Maintenance vs Gas Vehicle
Episode 7:  Using a Spreadsheet for calculating range, etc.
Episode 8:  DC Motor Brushes
Episode 9:  Range, Weight, and Cost
Episode 10:  Introducing the Rhino Project
Episode 11:  Checking Brushes and the Rhino Project
Episode 12:  The Tropica from Renaissance Cars
Episode 12.5:  DC Controllers – Curtis and Evnetics
Episode 13:  Wire, Connectors, Crimping, Fuses, & Heatshrink
Episode 14:  Taper-lock Couplers
Episode 15:  Can you charge while driving using an alternator?

Episode 16:  To Clutch or Not to Clutch?
Episode 17:  Why Does It Cost So Much?

How to Convert from Gas to Electric YouTube Video Series

Part 1Series Intro.

Part 2 – Choosing a vehicle to convert.
Part 3 – Motors and Adapters
Part 4Preparing the vehicle.

Part 5Adapter/Coupler Installation

Part 6Lithium Batteries

Part 7Battery placement and containment.

Part 8How it all goes together.

Electric Karmann Ghia Video Series

Episode 1:  Intro & Repairs
Episode 2:  Removing the batteries
Episode 3:  Removing the Motor
Episode 4:  Removing the Shift Rod
Episode 5:  Removing the Transaxle
Episode 6:  Installing Transaxle & Motor
Episode 7:  Clutch Adjustment
Episode 8:  Replacing Shift Rod Bushing
Episode 9:  Installing Shift Rod
Episode 10:  Test Drive

Electric Porsche 912 Video Series


Episode 1:  Introduction
Episode 2:  Adapter/Coupler, Clutch
Episode 3:  Mounting the Motor
Episode 4:  Placing the Batteries
Episode 5:  Installing Controller, etc.
Episode 6:  Completing Engine Bay
Episode 7:  Overview & Test Drive
Episode 8:  Range Testing

Check our video series featuring this 1964 Mercedes 230SL.

Check our series converting a 1976 Datsun 280Z.

YouTube Videos are just the tip of the iceberg.  If you really want to learn how to convert a vehicle yourself and do it right the first time, then you need to turn to the experts and leaders of Electric Vehicle Conversion Education, EV4U.


If you want to convert your own vehicle or start a new business, then we recommend EV4U’s
Online EV Workshop.