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by mickles
Sat, 10 Jan 2009, 01:44
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: EV run to Canberra.. from Perth?
Replies: 39
Views: 2780

EV run to Canberra.. from Perth?

Hi Matt,

You said the Honda Insight can not be "grey imported" - what does that mean?

Dave.
antiscab wrote: ive always considered a honda insight to be the ultimate conversion vehicle.
its a pity theyre so rare, and yet cant be grey imported :(
by mickles
Thu, 13 Nov 2008, 03:30
Forum: Batteries, charging, management and monitoring
Topic: Multiple 48V chargers
Replies: 1
Views: 521

Multiple 48V chargers

Does anyone have any experience with or comments about the 48V 20A chargers sold on EBay by Kipoint. Link is: http://cgi.ebay.com.au/Battery-Charger-20Amp-48Vdc-110V-220Vac-Auto-Switch_W0QQitemZ110309153507QQihZ001QQcategoryZ30900QQtcZphotoQQcmdZViewItemQQ_trksidZp1742.m153.l1262 I am thinking about...
by mickles
Mon, 08 Sep 2008, 00:24
Forum: AEVA ACT Branch
Topic: Next meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 1644

Next meeting

This is a reminder for the next meeting of the Canberra EV group. The meeting will be held at 7.30 pm, Thursday 11th September at Wests Rugby Club, Catchpole Street, Jamison, Macquarie ACT (opposite the Jamison shopping centre). Some of us will be having dinner in the restaurant there from 6:00 onw...
by mickles
Fri, 29 Aug 2008, 23:55
Forum: Technical and conversion discussion
Topic: Shaft coupler?
Replies: 17
Views: 1427

Shaft coupler?

I'm making one at the moment and I keeping the clutch springs. I think that this will help with any slight innacuracies in lining up the motor shaft and the input to the transmission. Also, I think that keeping the alignment when the clutch spline piece is welded into whatever fits onto the motor sh...
by mickles
Tue, 19 Aug 2008, 05:19
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: To get EV registered
Replies: 58
Views: 3207

To get EV registered

Hi ACmotor, I have read NCOP14 several times now and I don't think it has helped me much at all. There are words about complying with UN ECE Regulation No 100 and a suggestion that some knowledge can be gained by reading ANZ standard AS/NZS 3000:2000. I haven't tried to read either of these because ...
by mickles
Sun, 17 Aug 2008, 00:26
Forum: Technical and conversion discussion
Topic: Make your mark on Australia.
Replies: 63
Views: 17420

Make your mark on Australia.

I think this is a great idea and will encourage all the people I know in the Canberra area to get themselves a pin stuck into the map! I noticed that WA has 8 vehicles and only 6 pins. Obviously someone has more than 1 vehicle. Reading through the thread I see that it is RobM. Does he have 3 pins st...
by mickles
Fri, 08 Aug 2008, 17:30
Forum: Technical and conversion discussion
Topic: 199W conversion for no rego
Replies: 26
Views: 3418

199W conversion for no rego

Hi MikeG, You wrote "Interesting. I might have a chat with the technical branch of the rego mob in Canberra and see what they say. Last time I asked them about electric vehicles, they sounded all confused and unsure... They've never done one before... ". Oh yes they have, I have seen it! If it's mot...
by mickles
Fri, 18 Jul 2008, 22:04
Forum: AEVA ACT Branch
Topic: Third Meeting - CanberraEV group
Replies: 1
Views: 2547

Third Meeting - CanberraEV group

Notes for the CEVA meeting of Thursday July 10th at Wests Rugby Club, Macquarie, ACT. 46 people attended and there were 6 apologies. The mailing list now has 73 names! 1. Self-introductions by new members 2. Show-and-tells: i. Sascha Saharov gave a detailed presentation on his conversion of a 1982 T...
by mickles
Fri, 04 Jul 2008, 02:54
Forum: AEVA ACT Branch
Topic: Third Meeting - CanberraEV group
Replies: 1
Views: 2547

Third Meeting - CanberraEV group

Hi All, This is the first reminder for the next meeting of the Canberra EV group. The meeting will be held at 7.30 pm, Thursday 10th July in the Catchpole Room at Wests Rugby Club, Catchpole Street, Jamison, Macquarie ACT (opposite the Jamison shopping centre). Some of us will be having dinner in th...
by mickles
Thu, 03 Jul 2008, 00:29
Forum: AEVA ACT Branch
Topic: Second Meeting - CanberraEV Group
Replies: 3
Views: 2519

Second Meeting - CanberraEV Group

Hi Arthur, Please send an email to CanberraEV@optusnet.com.au so I can add your emial address to the list. That way you will reveive reminders when they go out. The next meeting is 7.30 pm, Thursday 10 July in the Catchpole Room at Wests Rugby Club, Catchpole Street, Jamison, Macquarie ACT (opposite...
by mickles
Wed, 02 Jul 2008, 01:26
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Solar Panel Petition
Replies: 2
Views: 380

Solar Panel Petition

Hi, I wonder how many of you are already using your own solar PV systems to generate electricity that will charge the batteries in your EV? If you are planning to install a solar PV system you will already know that the Government is applying a means test to the rebate for PV systems. A petition cal...
by mickles
Wed, 18 Jun 2008, 04:32
Forum: AEVA ACT Branch
Topic: Second Meeting - CanberraEV Group
Replies: 3
Views: 2519

Second Meeting - CanberraEV Group

Once again I am replying to my own message to post the notes from our second meeting! Here they are but I removed a photo because I suspect that I can't include it in this forum....... These are some notes for the meeting of the Canberra Electric Vehicle group held on Thursday June 5th at Wests Rugb...
by mickles
Sun, 01 Jun 2008, 23:37
Forum: AEVA ACT Branch
Topic: Second Meeting - CanberraEV Group
Replies: 3
Views: 2519

Second Meeting - CanberraEV Group

Just a reminder that the second meeting of our EV group will be held at 7.30 pm, Thursday 5 June in the (Catchpole Room) at Wests Rugby Club, Catchpole Street, Jamison, Macquarie ACT (opposite the Jamison shopping centre). The Catchpole Room is not the same room where we met last time. Some of us w...
by mickles
Fri, 23 May 2008, 23:51
Forum: AEVA ACT Branch
Topic: First Meeting - Canberra EV Group
Replies: 4
Views: 4642

First Meeting - Canberra EV Group

Hi Avolt, Please send me an email to CanberraEV@optusnet.com.au and I will then add your email address and real name to my list of members. Our next meeting is going to be on Thursday the 5th of June at Wests Rugby Club, Catchpole Street, Jamison, Macquarie ACT (opposite the Jamison shopping centre)...
by mickles
Tue, 13 May 2008, 03:06
Forum: AEVA ACT Branch
Topic: First Meeting - Canberra EV Group
Replies: 4
Views: 4642

First Meeting - Canberra EV Group

Hi, It seems a bit strange replying to my own mail but here goes! We held our first meeting and I am posting the minutes..... We had a very pleasant and interesting first meeting of the Canberra EV Group at Wests Rugby Club on Tuesday evening. Ten people turned up for the meeting; they were Chris Cu...
by mickles
Wed, 30 Apr 2008, 03:40
Forum: AEVA ACT Branch
Topic: First Meeting - Canberra EV Group
Replies: 4
Views: 4642

First Meeting - Canberra EV Group

Hi, We are calling a meeting of Canberra area EV enthusiasts for 7.30 pm, Tuesday 6 May at Wests Rugby Club, Catchpole Street, Jamison, Macquarie ACT (opposite the Jamison shopping centre). If you wish to come at 6.30 to eat there then we will be there. Sign yourself in by putting your name on the l...