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Old 11-01-2011, 10:09 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Any electric vehicle conversion shops around Jackson, MI?

I received this via the site's "Contact Us" form. I realize it's a long shot, but I thought I'd put it out here for the group to respond to, if there's any response to be had...

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I would like to convert my pontiac vibe to an electric car or at least half electric. I see I can buy a conversion kit for $26 according to gas2electricconversion.com - that says anyone can do it, but I think it is more complex than that. Can you please direct me to some good people that charge a fair/low price?

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Old 11-01-2011, 10:23 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Here's a map with some shops. It doesn't look like there's anyone in MI, though.

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Old 11-02-2011, 09:37 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Thanks, Patrick.

I know the asker of the question is watching this thread - hopefully she finds something in there.
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Old 11-02-2011, 10:27 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Try http://michiganeaa.org/ as well, not a shop, but the MI chapter of the electric auto association and there might be someone who is part of that club who would be willing to help out.
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Old 11-03-2011, 09:20 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I'd offer my services. I'm in Grand Rapids which is a bit of a drive from Jackson but at least its the same state. I might be able to track down someone closer to Jackson too.

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