Year 2009, the bet was on. Who could convert the 1988 Ford 150 for the lowest cost (minus battery which literally fluctuate! And yes, doable!
Utilizing a pre-owned Forklift pump motor, a few fabricated parts and American, home grown genius.
Video one explains a lot of what one person can do.
Courtesy of http://www.toejo.com - Convert an old car into an electric vehicle. This is actually as easy as it sounds in the video. You might have most of the components already. If not someone local has it for cheap. I hope this inspires you to build your own and there will be a lot more videos to come.