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In this video I test, disassemble and assemble the electric motor. An obstactle arises but out of pure luck it works out.

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Fuel Tank Removal

Posted: October 14, 2010 in EV Conversion, Thunderchild

Here is a shorter than normal video showing the removal of the fuel tank from the Punto…

Bell-Housing Removal

Posted: August 30, 2010 in Thunderchild

After a very kind offer from another EV converter, I needed to get the Bell-Housing off the punto. Here’s how I did (probably not the smartest way)

Clutch Assembly Dissected

Posted: February 22, 2010 in EV Conversion, Thunderchild

In this video, I took apart the clutch assembly to retrieve the bearing I need to make a coupler

In this video, I remove the alternator and finally the engine from the engine bay leaving on the bell housing.

Things should hopefully start moving along quicker now.

In this video, I remove the inlet manifold and all electrical cables that ran from the ECU to the different parts.

Then removed the starter motor from the engine block.

In this video I have removed the front lights, the bumper and the front side panels.