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by Trev
Thu, 17 Nov 2011, 20:27
Forum: AEVA QLD Branch
Topic: 2011 AEVA EV Conference & Festival
Replies: 23
Views: 13317

2011 AEVA EV Conference & Festival

The over heating is just a slow increase in temperature due to charging or discharging. When driving faster than 80km/hr used more power than the generator produced (94 amps). Driving slower/stopped, uses less power. 'Charge in' or 'charge out' of the batteries, does create some heat. My battery box...
by Trev
Tue, 15 Nov 2011, 12:19
Forum: AEVA QLD Branch
Topic: 2011 AEVA EV Conference & Festival
Replies: 23
Views: 13317

2011 AEVA EV Conference & Festival

Hi All,
I have now posted my story etc on "the back shed" forum along with more pictures
http://www.thebackshed.com/forum/forum_ ... =4272&PN=1

Thanks Heaps to Graeme at Suzi Auto and Simone for your help in making this possible

by Trev
Fri, 20 May 2011, 02:49
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: EV tractor
Replies: 3
Views: 1057

EV tractor

A site worth looking at.
A complete system working with nature, but an electric triton is used as a tractor.
http://www.engagingnature.com/index.html
by Trev
Sat, 14 May 2011, 00:29
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: List of conversion workshops in Australia
Replies: 54
Views: 32461

List of conversion workshops in Australia

Les Puklowski
Offers complete conversion service. Also has converted EVs available for sale from time to time. Phone (02) 4587-7371

You could also talk to Michael Symmons
http://www.evmotors.com.au/index.html
by Trev
Wed, 11 May 2011, 02:12
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: EV ID
Replies: 2
Views: 968

EV ID

Recently we were involved in Qld Fire & Rescue State Road Crash Challenge. Our task was to raise awareness of Converted Electric Vehicles and potential safety hazards posed to Rescue people. Sorry no pictures on the day. It was excellent to be so close with the professionals cutting up vehicles, tha...
by Trev
Fri, 18 Feb 2011, 02:07
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: wanted - Used Thundersky 40AH
Replies: 4
Views: 678

wanted - Used Thundersky 40AH

Why not buy some new ones? I have some in stock.
Email DrivebyNature@gmail.com for a good price.
by Trev
Sat, 27 Nov 2010, 19:39
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: List of conversion workshops in Australia
Replies: 54
Views: 32461

List of conversion workshops in Australia

Drive by Nature in Kuttabul Qld.
Able to convert but limited on time due to other commitments. Parts available. Prefer to help others convert their own.
www.thebackshed.com/basiclynatural
by Trev
Sat, 28 Aug 2010, 17:39
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: How many EVs on the roads?
Replies: 6
Views: 1463

How many EVs on the roads?

I have one in Mackay Queensland
by Trev
Wed, 06 Jan 2010, 02:20
Forum: Batteries, charging, management and monitoring
Topic: ThunderSky bulk buy for September
Replies: 9
Views: 3176

ThunderSky bulk buy for September

Matt, what controller is your customer using? Curtis 1231C-8601 how many motor side amps? starts arcing around 300A what is the advance they have set? As standard as far as I know how fast is the motor spinning when you get arcing? Don't Know how big a vehicle has your customer put that motor in? Da...
by Trev
Tue, 05 Jan 2010, 02:51
Forum: Batteries, charging, management and monitoring
Topic: ThunderSky bulk buy for September
Replies: 9
Views: 3176

ThunderSky bulk buy for September

Hey Matt, Apologies this is off topic, I just looked up your EV album. Have you any specific reason to use the ADC X91-4001. One of my customers using this motor has had a lot of trouble with heat, brushes and the high 144v system. Works OK at lower pack voltage, like 120v. With the 144v nominal, it...
by Trev
Tue, 05 Jan 2010, 00:54
Forum: Batteries, charging, management and monitoring
Topic: ThunderSky bulk buy for September
Replies: 9
Views: 3176

ThunderSky bulk buy for September

I just stumbled across this post thread. OUch! Matt. AUS $2.53/ah is hard to swallow. Thanks to Matt for explaining the real costs involved. I guess many have been caught by this method of purchasing their batteries, US$FOB with no real understanding of true costs. I import from Thundersky Factory t...