What are the fundamental lessons that I have learnt
during the build.
Work with people who know more then you, look
after them, treat them with respect and pay them.
This is not a
lesson that I have learnt during the build but one that I have used most of my
From what I have seen with
kit car builders is that they rush the build and have major issues fixing
installations that are built our of order or in the wrong place, so plan well
Order items that you need well ahead of when you
It appears quite the norm in this business that you will
be promised delivery in a couple of weeks and get far more than a couple of
If there are two electrical
inputs to a device, for example parking lights, where they may be switched on by
a simple switch from the battery when the key is off. In addition they can be
switched on once the key is on, through two different circuits.
Put a diode
after each output to prevent feedback into that system. If you don't understand
go to Item one.
Fuse the BMS Battery Management System.
With a wiring harness consisting of around 50 wires, if
one gets nicked the whole lot can burn. Although many fuses will be inaccessible
it is better than the whole lot burning.