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by Dean
Fri, 16 Sep 2011, 08:15
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Is the EV already obsolete?
Replies: 26
Views: 5053

Is the EV already obsolete?

About engine oil Back in the 80's I saw an episode of Beyond/Towards 2000 a couple of guys using a drill as a pump a toilet paper roll wound twice as tight (with the card board inner removed) as a filter, they cleaned engine oil 100% clear and reuseable. For under $200 this could be set up on any en...
by Dean
Thu, 13 May 2010, 21:21
Forum: Technical and conversion discussion
Topic: Multiple Motors vs Transmissions
Replies: 21
Views: 4186

Multiple Motors vs Transmissions

Then lets design a road rocket that does 200kmph and does 200km at 1200kg mass, 2 motor's to 2 half shaft's rear wheel drive. "However, if you want to build yourself a road rocket, it is most definitely the way to go." Im looking to improve the image of the EV (not half brids)where do you start. Hel...
by Dean
Thu, 13 May 2010, 02:00
Forum: Technical and conversion discussion
Topic: Multiple Motors vs Transmissions
Replies: 21
Views: 4186

Multiple Motors vs Transmissions

I am curious about the concept of individual, smaller motors on each drive shaft of a wheel rather than a singular motor going through a power hungry gearbox and differential. So am i. More so the motor sizing in AC. Enginering them to fit is easy, rearwheel drive with half shafts. My understanding...
by Dean
Fri, 29 Jan 2010, 01:31
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Why get an EV?
Replies: 311
Views: 34171

Why get an EV?

QUOTE, but if GM had that technology, why dont either gm or mitubishi etc launch a model now with just the same or beter range / performance. Mitsubishi has broken the record for distance with the Mitsubishi Eclips, and FTO. In 1998 from memory still besting the Tesla. The FTO is my choice of conver...
by Dean
Fri, 29 Jan 2010, 00:31
Forum: EV Motoring
Topic: New Australian EV, the Goy GT
Replies: 10
Views: 2303

New Australian EV, the Goy GT

The slide show has what looks to me, 2 exhaust pipes. Maybe thats for the wind generator expelled air?
by Dean
Mon, 31 Aug 2009, 19:08
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Rav4 Anatomy
Replies: 31
Views: 5423

Rav4 Anatomy

antiscab wrote: id love to have the regen data from that drive cycle test
I might have the PDF test results if you want to PM me. Or look up "Rav4 Edison Electric Transport Division ctnpublishing".
by Dean
Mon, 31 Aug 2009, 00:11
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Rav4 Anatomy
Replies: 31
Views: 5423

Rav4 Anatomy

Sorry, about that link.
Dont want to hijack your Q? though I feel you shouldn't put a pure EV against a hybrid.
What is common between the Rv4 EV,Ford Ranger EV, EV1? Tropica? All production EV's
Some are still going on original batteries (of course not EV1).
by Dean
Sun, 30 Aug 2009, 18:18
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Rav4 Anatomy
Replies: 31
Views: 5423

Rav4 Anatomy

Here is a Rav 4 owners page with a cutaway diagram http://evnut.com/rav.htm
by Dean
Tue, 16 Jun 2009, 01:41
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: The New Hummer Equivelent
Replies: 3
Views: 738

The New Hummer Equivelent

Jeez woody,

I was just thinking if they got off the red carpet and showed the car in the background with a hot girl on there arm....

But if they can get away explaining all "my interpolation" with a hot girl i'll listen still..lol
by Dean
Mon, 15 Jun 2009, 23:46
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: The New Hummer Equivelent
Replies: 3
Views: 738

The New Hummer Equivelent

Yeh its hybrib. But it does have hub drive, and its a mini power plant

http://jalopnik.com/5220219/general-dyn ... eel-motors

I can see Arnold and P-diddy driving these already
by Dean
Sat, 28 Feb 2009, 00:35
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: First drive of industrial ac hilux
Replies: 60
Views: 9798

First drive of industrial ac hilux

Ive been "lurkin" on here for quite a while, and ive followed your posts. Great work your inspiring me and other lurker's im sure.
by Dean
Fri, 27 Feb 2009, 23:25
Forum: EV Motoring
Topic: Onboard wind turbine and solar panels
Replies: 5
Views: 1258

Onboard wind turbine and solar panels

Certainly NOT look at BATMANS car (movies 1,2,3) its real and working. The BIG turbine at the front hmmmm. It even climbs walls.