Category Archives: EV Midget Build

Midget Love Week: NTC Midget Appears In Car Kulture Deluxe Magazine

Ok, I promise, this will be the last midget post for at least a week or two.  In August of 2012, a group of friends and I attended Speed Week at the Bonneville Salt Flats.  That group had hooked up … Continue reading

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NTC Midget Wins Hooniverse Car Of The Year!

That’s right folks, the NTC midget has been awarded the most prestigious award in the automotive world. Thanks to everyone out there who helped and/or followed along. (Note: No thanks to the guy at Peach Days who asked why I … Continue reading

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Midget Update: LeMons Prep

This post originally appeared here, at Hooniverse.com. I would like to announce that I have made the questionable decision to accept the poorly thought out invitation from the Killer Zombees Racing Team to join them at 24 hours of Lemons … Continue reading

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EV Midget Build – Part 8: Finishing Touches and Adventures

35 days had gone by since I decided to do this build.  With a lot of help from my friend Sam and my dad, this thing was up and running in time to take it to the Wells Fun Run … Continue reading

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EV Midget Build – Part 7: Wiring, Body, and Test drive!

This crazy idea of mine was about to come to life.  The midget only needed wiring to be fully functional car. (Car? Toy? I don’t know, or care.)  So, off we set, plying our electrical skills. Click it for more … Continue reading

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EV Midget Build – Part 6: Odds and Ends

The next item on the to-do list for the midget was brakes.  We could roll and steer, now we needed to stop.  ’40s midgets did not use a brake pedal.  Instead, they had a lever on the outside of the … Continue reading

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EV Midget Build – Part 5: Metal Work

I now had a midget that could roll around the garage – and even be steered – at my whim.  It was a real gas.  But there was more work to be done.  Despite the decision to stay with a … Continue reading

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