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Very cool car, it got me thinking, has anyone converted a TDI to electric assist?

I hope that's not the charger!!!
LOL, that might keep the battery charged if you leave it in the sun.

No, I've seen a Honda insight that had an electric scooter motor drop out of the bottom. A 5th wheel. Is this what you are referencing? I don't see how you could possibly convert a TDI to electric assist and there would be no point. With the extra weight you'd lose mileage and with all the time and money you spend on the project, you'd be better off spending that money on fuel.
 

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I love those classic cars! The Accord seats ruined it though. It's like looking in a Ferrari and seeing a Fiero interior. It's out of place.
 

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The weight and balance of that thing must be way off. I don't know if the electric motor and all those batteries weigh more or less but the suspension is probably off.
 

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That's not an electric assist, that's a full electric conversion. You can see that there's no motor back there since the motor for that car was in the rear.
 
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