A Caterham Seven Blog

  • 3D Scanning My EV Conversion Project Car

    3D Scanning My EV Conversion Project Car

    Post Views: 219 Excuses, Excuses Ok… so… I’ve been distracted. Since starting this EV conversion project I’ve got a bit distracted by a couple of other projects. The first was the Caterham and Lotus Seven Club, in general and specifically the move to the new website. But I also found I was getting involved in…

  • PMSM Motor Internals Video

    PMSM Motor Internals Video

    Post Views: 246 As part of a larger explainer video I wanted to show how a Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor Works. I wanted to show how the stator and rotor interacted with their respective magnetic fields and currents. The video shows how a simplified motor is constructed with a Stator and Rotor and then breaks…

  • Finally a good Press-Stud Tool

    Finally a good Press-Stud Tool

    Post Views: 243 This one’s as much a note for me so I know what I did to make this finally work. I’ve been looking for a decent way of fitting press-studs for things like boot covers. I’d tried the standard manual tap-and-hope tools that are supplied with the car and with SoftBitsForSevens kits. But…

  • Putting the EV in sEVen – Youtube Project Kick-off

    Putting the EV in sEVen – Youtube Project Kick-off

    Post Views: 417 While I’ve been writing articles for the Caterham and Lost Seven Club’s Lowflying magazine, and doing a few Instagram and Facebook posts, I’ve not got around to creating the kick-off video for the Electric Seven Conversion project for Youtube, until now. I’m not really expecting this video to set the world alight,…

  • Putting the EV in sEVen – Lowflying part 3 : EV Bits and Pieces

    Putting the EV in sEVen – Lowflying part 3 : EV Bits and Pieces

    Post Views: 494 This article first appeared in the February edition of the Caterham and Lotus Seven Club’s Lowflying magazine. I also created an animated overview of all of this in this video below: A more detailed version of this video will be coming soon. And here’s the text of the article… Overview In this…

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