Heinkel EV Parking Brake Holder

Emergency Brake Improvement

I installed a disk brake on the rear wheel as an emergency and parking brake. Because it’s hydraulic I couldn’t use the original Heinkel ratcheting lever, so I installed a motorcycle lever style activator. This presented another problem; how to keep the brake engaged while parking. Here’s the solution: Here it is in place: And […]

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Heinkel Battery pack Heater Switch and Thermostat

Packing Battery Heat

If you have an EV and live in a cold climate you know the effect that winter weather can have on your vehicle’s range. In my case the Heinkel absolutely would not run below 50 degrees F (10C). There were telltale signs that something was amiss with my BMS too- one of the boards would […]

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