Thursday, September 20, 2012

Atlantic Tool & Die Open House

We had the opportunity to display our vehicles at one of our largest and supportive sponsors, Atlantic Tool & Die yesterday.  The event was their annual open house, held at the facility on Hwy 210 in Hampstead.  Company president  Hugh Highsmith presented the Topsail EV class with a sponsor donation check of $1000!!!  Wow, we really needed that to help us reach our $10,000 fundraising goal this year.  There were more than 50 people there for demonstrations and of course food.  The class was able to tour the maching manufacturing facility and gain valuable insight into the world of machining and the equipment used to produce very precise parts.  Thank you Atlantic Tool & Die for helping our program continue to excel.

1 comment:

  1. I'm researching vehicles for e-conversion and the MR2 keeps drawing me in as almost ideal. I'm reading everything I can find related to the hardware used in this Toyota conversion but I'm left with a nagging question maybe you'll answer. Is it possible to keep the clutch between the motor and trans or is space too much of a premium? Direct drive has some advantages but leaving the clutch installed can't hurt and I would rather it stays. Please reply. Thanks! Steve