Racers, mechanics, tinkerers converting classic cars to EVs


              Sean Moudry, co-owner of Inspire EV, works on an electrified 1965 Ford Mustang in Arvada, Colo., on Sept. 23, 2022. Moudry is part of a small but expanding group of tinkerers, racers, engineers, and entrepreneurs across the country converting vintage cars and trucks into greener, often much faster, electric vehicles. (AP Photo/Thomas Peipert)
            
              Pat Dailey, co-owner of Inspire EV, works on an electrified 1965 Ford Mustang in Arvada, Colo., on Sept. 23, 2022. Dailey is part of a small but expanding group of tinkerers, racers, engineers, and entrepreneurs across the country, converting vintage cars and trucks into greener, often much faster, electric vehicles. (AP Photo/Thomas Peipert)
            
              The front grille of an electrified 1965 Ford Mustang is seen at Inspire EV's garage in Arvada, Colo., on Sept. 23, 2022. A small but expanding group of tinkerers, racers, engineers, and entrepreneurs across the country are converting vintage cars and trucks into greener, often much faster, electric vehicles. (AP Photo/Thomas Peipert)
            
              A 3D-printed gas cap replacement for an electrified 1965 Ford Mustang is seen at Inspire EV's garage in Arvada, Colo., on Sept. 23, 2022. A small but expanding group of tinkerers, racers, engineers, and entrepreneurs across the country are converting vintage cars and trucks into greener, often much faster, electric vehicles. (AP Photo/Thomas Peipert)
            
              Kevin Erickson walks by his electrified 1972 Plymouth Satellite at a public charging station in Commerce City, Colo., on Sept. 20, 2022. Erickson is part of a small but expanding group of tinkerers, racers, engineers, and entrepreneurs across the country converting vintage cars and trucks into greener, and often much faster, electric vehicles. (AP Photo/Thomas Peipert)
            
              Kevin Erickson walks around his electrified 1972 Plymouth Satellite at his Commerce City, Colo., home on Sept. 20, 2022. Erickson is part of a small but expanding group of tinkerers, racers, engineers, and entrepreneurs across the country converting vintage cars and trucks into greener, and often much faster, electric vehicles. (AP Photo/Thomas Peipert)
            
              Modern headlights on Kevin Erickson's electrified 1972 Plymouth Satellite are pictured at his Commerce City, Colo., home on Sept. 20, 2022. Erickson is part of a small but expanding group of tinkerers, racers, engineers, and entrepreneurs across the country converting vintage cars and trucks into greener, and oftentimes much faster, electric vehicles. (AP Photo/Thomas Peipert)
            
              Kevin Erickson's electrified 1972 Plymouth Satellite is seen at his Commerce City, Colo., home on Sept. 20, 2022. Erickson is part of a small but expanding group of tinkerers, racers, engineers, and entrepreneurs across the country converting vintage cars and trucks into greener, often much faster, electric vehicles. (AP Photo/Thomas Peipert)
            Tesla battery packs are seen in Kevin Erickson's electrified 1972 Plymouth Satellite at his Commerce City, Colo., home on Sept. 20, 2022. Erickson is part of a small but expanding group of tinkerers, racers, engineers, and entrepreneurs across the country converting vintage cars and trucks into greener, often much faster, electric vehicles. (AP Photo/Thomas Peipert) Tesla brakes are seen on Kevin Erickson's 1972 Plymouth Satellite at his Commerce City, Colo., home on Sept. 20, 2022. Erickson is part of a small but expanding group of tinkerers, racers, engineers, and entrepreneurs across the country converting vintage cars and trucks into greener, and often much faster, electric vehicles. (AP Photo/Thomas Peipert)
Racers, mechanics, tinkerers converting classic cars to EVs