EV Conversion Workshop

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EV Conversion Workshop

Learn how to build your own Electric Vehicle!!


When and where


Electric Vehicle Learning Center 1784 La Costa Meadows Drive #Suite 106 San Marcos, CA 92078

Map and directions

How to get there

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About this event

Who: Open to the public with proof of event registration

What: Three-day EV Conversion Workshop

When: Three dates available:

9 AM – 7 PM, October 28, 29, 30, 2022

9 AM - 7 PM, January 27, 28, 29, 2023

9 AM - 7 PM, April 28, 29, 30, 2023

Where: The Electric Vehicle Learning Center & EV West

Cost: $1,200

Your Instructors: The class will be led by Jake Krotje and also includes a special appearance from Michael Bream. Jake is EVLC’s Chief Mad Scientist also known as @flyingdutchmanindustires on Instagram. Michael Bream, @evwestdotcom on Instagram, is the owner and CEO of EV West.

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are provided.

All attendees must pre-register on Eventbrite and show an e-ticket at event registration. Cancellations will not be refunded. Closed-toe shoes are required.

Some topics covered include:

What to consider when choosing a car

How to power your car

Working out your range

Guidelines to follow

Fabrication of parts


Drag Coefficient

Rolling resistance

AC & DC Conversions

Component selection

Vehicle and component compatibility

Layout and design

12 volt circuits

DC to DC Converters





Adapters & Couplers

Battery Monitoring Systems




Participants will go on a tour of EV West and will have the opportunity to do a hands-on conversion on a moon buggy.

And much more!!!!

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Your participation in the EV Conversion Workshop supports the Electric Vehicle Learning Center.

EV-LC aims to engage, educate and inspire the next generation in the emerging field of electric vehicle technology through access to information, professional instruction, innovative school programming, digital platforms, and community events.

Electric Vehicle Learning Center (EVLC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides hands-on STEM and sustainability programs for all ages. EVLC’s curriculum educates in all areas of renewable energy and electric mobility.

Join us in charging the minds of our future.

Our 2023 goal is to charge the minds of 2,500 students throughout San Diego County.