DIY Electric Vehicle Diaries #1

Red 2006 MINI Cooper in backyard

I purchased my first car two weeks ago, Sunday, June 6th, 2021. It was a big day because after months and months of searching and what seemed like endless research, I had finally found the donor vehicle for my electric vehicle conversion.

After a quick trip to the hardware store, I was ready to take out the engine to replace it with the electric motor, but that’s easier said than done. I began by removing…