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 Classic Mini electric conversion

 Created by: Frances
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Dec 10, 2019 09:27PM Frances  
Dec 10, 2019 04:03AM RedRiley Edited: Dec 10, 2019 04:07AM 
Dec 9, 2019 09:51PM Frances  
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 Posted: Dec 10, 2019 09:27PM
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Thanks very much RedRiley for the links and tips! I e-mailed all three of those places and am curious to hear what they say.

 Posted: Dec 10, 2019 04:03AM
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First of all, you're going to have a hard time with a 1989 Mini in California. So that's your first hurdle.

Assuming that you can get the car into the state, or maybe an older car, or one that's already in California, there have been Mini converted to EVs. EV West VIDEO LINK has done at least the one Moke, so it's possible, but I don't know of anyone offering anything in kit form. You'd either need to do the engineering yourself or have someone do it for you.

EDIT: I did find a kit available, but you'd need to get it from the Netherlands. //www.electricmini.nl/

Or maybe get these guys to convert it for you in the UK, then try to import it. https://www.electricclassiccars.co.uk/

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Hi! I have a 1989 Mini Mayfair sitting in England and I'm thinking of shipping it over to California... ideally I'd like to electrify it. Does anyone know of any kits for this purpose or garages doing electric conversions for classic Minis?
Thanks!
Frances