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by chip
Mon, 30 Apr 2012, 20:27
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: List of conversion workshops in Australia
Replies: 54
Views: 32461

List of conversion workshops in Australia

Hi guys, I'm looking forward to a career in EV development and/or conversions.. I'd love to hear about any EV workshops that are in VIC, BEV is a bit far out for me, however evengineering.com.au are the company that are converting commodores into fully battery electric vehicles.. their current proje...
by chip
Wed, 17 Aug 2011, 21:33
Forum: Technical and conversion discussion
Topic: gearboxes
Replies: 23
Views: 3615

gearboxes

Why is it gearboxes are not recommended in EV's? Alot of places i have read seem to think that with the right AC motor and decent controller that gearboxes become irrelevant? i don't see the logic behind this. I've been told that gearboxes are heavy, clunky, difficult to couple with the motor ect. e...
by chip
Wed, 17 Aug 2011, 20:46
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: PAPER Battery
Replies: 2
Views: 1066

PAPER Battery

there are an apparent infinite uses for carbon nano tubes, and these uses seem to grow daily, i watched a program the other day that claimed by bonding carbon nano tubes we have the potential to build elevators that will carry us into space... the issue with carbon nano tubes is the difficulty in cr...