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by AMPrentice
Sat, 02 Jun 2012, 05:07
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Best electric motorbike for L and P plater?
Replies: 17
Views: 3702

Best electric motorbike for L and P plater?

Anyone running the Enertrac motors? they seem to recommend the Kelly controllers which Im not convinced of yet. Love the dual motor for the back and maybe a single for the front that would be like 90kw peak :) 2WD MTB :) I cant believe they wouldnt engineer a MTB if the brakes, frame rigidity and st...
by AMPrentice
Fri, 01 Jun 2012, 20:59
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Best electric motorbike for L and P plater?
Replies: 17
Views: 3702

Best electric motorbike for L and P plater?

Good points for sure, I have a dual suspension MTB with hydraulic disc brakes and it stops on a dime from blasting downhill at about 70kmhr could upgrade to motorbike brakes and discs just trying to keep the weight down as its hard to find a postie bike without running gear. Didnt know about the ste...
by AMPrentice
Wed, 30 May 2012, 20:03
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Best electric motorbike for L and P plater?
Replies: 17
Views: 3702

Best electric motorbike for L and P plater?

Im going for my L then P plates for motorcycle license and just wondering what peeps would recommend for a retail or custom bike I could get registered after passing engineers? I was thinking of a lihgtweight dual suspension, disc braked MTB with 28 inch wheels and 1kw engine and a battery pack that...
by AMPrentice
Wed, 30 May 2012, 19:13
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: EV Drag Racing in WA. This is how we do it.
Replies: 5
Views: 1104

EV Drag Racing in WA. This is how we do it.

Im going for my motorcycle L plates as I have no interest in buying an ICE bike, can you recommend a combo that could pass RWC?
by AMPrentice
Wed, 30 May 2012, 05:00
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: EV Drag Racing in WA. This is how we do it.
Replies: 5
Views: 1104

EV Drag Racing in WA. This is how we do it.

The bicycle seems to have won easily with that extra human power compared to first vid! what are their power figures and weights?
by AMPrentice
Wed, 23 May 2012, 07:09
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: $6000 EV
Replies: 22
Views: 3905

$6000 EV

Goombi wrote: AM Prentice: Sensible atitude-- simpler the better Regards Goombi

Pity Im not as sensible as you Goombi Im still wet behind the ears at 42 yrs old but hopefully in time I can drive my creation certified with an EV smile Image
by AMPrentice
Sun, 20 May 2012, 01:12
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: $6000 EV
Replies: 22
Views: 3905

$6000 EV

Ive got a 1967 datsun 1000 - perfect mechanicals inside out great body factory weight 635kg (with heater 625kg without) no power steering - dont need it its so light and simple no air con - cool white duco, good ventilation & 12v face fan :) no power assistance yet stops like F1 racer due to disc up...
by AMPrentice
Wed, 16 May 2012, 19:57
Forum: AEVA QLD Branch
Topic: Blade Electrons for Auction
Replies: 9
Views: 4609

Blade Electrons for Auction

After speaking to the wife as her replacement car and checking again its sold, snoozed and lost :(
by AMPrentice
Tue, 15 May 2012, 05:17
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: List of conversion workshops in Australia
Replies: 54
Views: 31548

List of conversion workshops in Australia

Im sure he will continue to find Gov grants to convert ingenious things
I hope he continues with EVs
by AMPrentice
Sat, 12 May 2012, 06:16
Forum: Electric motors and controllers
Topic: Motor and controller required
Replies: 11
Views: 2438

Motor and controller required

Id like to see a personal Helium balloon with E power and maybe solar!
by AMPrentice
Thu, 10 May 2012, 16:59
Forum: AEVA QLD Branch
Topic: Blade Electrons for Auction
Replies: 9
Views: 4609

Blade Electrons for Auction

the white one sold due to lower kms anyone know what price it went for?
by AMPrentice
Thu, 10 May 2012, 16:48
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Making EVs commercially in AU: If not NOW, When?
Replies: 94
Views: 11082

Making EVs commercially in AU: If not NOW, When?

ariel atom like single seater as light as a bike with better stability than a bike would be successful if based on the UniSA Trev or this one

http://inhabitat.com/arcimoto-unveils-r ... n-huertas/
by AMPrentice
Thu, 10 May 2012, 16:21
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: List of conversion workshops in Australia
Replies: 54
Views: 31548

List of conversion workshops in Australia

any news on Arc EV workshop for Melbourne?

An Ariel Atom-like single seater "Blade Edge" would have made more sales globally than an Electron for Ross.
by AMPrentice
Sat, 21 Apr 2012, 05:22
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: solar power
Replies: 14
Views: 2094

solar power

Are there any cooking LPG generators out there or gas engines that run on cooking gas? hooked up to batteries might be worthwhile.
by AMPrentice
Tue, 10 Apr 2012, 06:35
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Monster Tajima Pike Peak champion going EV!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 803

Monster Tajima Pike Peak champion going EV!!!

Didnt think of the return trip :)

I wonder why Mitsu is collaborating with Suzuki? interesting.
I guess its up to Toyota with Rod Millen out EV suzuki.

Hopefully its a historic showing.
by AMPrentice
Mon, 09 Apr 2012, 04:32
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Monster Tajima Pike Peak champion going EV!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 803

Monster Tajima Pike Peak champion going EV!!!

Tajima Will Go Electric In Search Of Seventh Straight Unlimited Crown! When Nobuhiro Tajima begins his assault on the Peak on July 8 for his seventh straight Unlimited crown, he will be doing it in historic fashion, at the wheel of a brand-new electric auto. At a big media event in Tokyo this week, ...
by AMPrentice
Sun, 08 Apr 2012, 20:29
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: How much $$$ for 1.5kw solar in every Oz home?
Replies: 0
Views: 574

How much $$$ for 1.5kw solar in every Oz home?

Statistics show about 10 million homes in australia up from 7.6million from 2006 so how much $$$ will it cost of 1.52kw system on every household? Just taking into account True Value Solar latest 5k inverter and 25year guaranteed 1.52kw panels for 2k aud x 10,000,000 = 2000,000,000 or 2 billion AUD ...
by AMPrentice
Fri, 06 Apr 2012, 20:39
Forum: EV Motoring
Topic: Australia’s first electric supercar!
Replies: 56
Views: 9574

Australia’s first electric supercar!

''There are other effects that are usually ignored, like the extraction and refining processes, which are included for fuels for electricity in the kg/kwh value, but ignored from transportation fuels (avgas, bunker fuel,LPG, petrol and diesel)'' Also there are subsidies for companies transporting IC...
by AMPrentice
Thu, 05 Apr 2012, 17:38
Forum: EV Motoring
Topic: Australia’s first electric supercar!
Replies: 56
Views: 9574

Australia’s first electric supercar!

The "Tonka toys" get me. How can anyone drive around ALONE in 2.7 tonnes (Eg. Land Rover Discovery), treat it like a sports car in terms of accelerating and braking, and be comfortable in what they will tell their grandkids. Sorry to anyone who fits this category - but I get the feeling that they a...
by AMPrentice
Wed, 04 Apr 2012, 22:31
Forum: EV Motoring
Topic: Australia’s first electric supercar!
Replies: 56
Views: 9574

Australia’s first electric supercar!

you still going? theres only one person we dislike thats you everyone else is respectable and normal in comparison. I wont support Defense pocket lined manufacturers thats all dont try and twist everything with your diseased scone. Fellow cranks?! here we go again anyone who doesnt agree with your E...
by AMPrentice
Wed, 04 Apr 2012, 22:21
Forum: EV Motoring
Topic: Australia’s first electric supercar!
Replies: 56
Views: 9574

Australia’s first electric supercar!

Here is what can compete with a Tesla, much better finish.

http://www.topspeed.com/cars/artega/201 ... 05837.html
by AMPrentice
Wed, 04 Apr 2012, 22:04
Forum: EV Motoring
Topic: Australia’s first electric supercar!
Replies: 56
Views: 9574

Australia’s first electric supercar!

As for no one caring outside our little group then why do you the lies about people writing you "Dear Nanny we are so upset about EV forum members having opinions?" You contradict yourself again. Rational Advocates? the majority of the public fall into the hands of criminal organisations called poli...
by AMPrentice
Tue, 03 Apr 2012, 03:52
Forum: EV Motoring
Topic: Australia’s first electric supercar!
Replies: 56
Views: 9574

Australia’s first electric supercar!

We dont need supercars that look like 80s kit cars simple. The fact is like I said the tax payers pay for defense contracts so you got it wrong stop accept and find some humility it will do you good. Just like you wrote so many times Varney instead of Varley you are wrong dont blame the spell checke...
by AMPrentice
Sun, 01 Apr 2012, 19:08
Forum: Admin Notices
Topic: New Web Site Plan
Replies: 12
Views: 2659

New Web Site Plan

very fast compared to old one!

search has always been good without Google (NSA big brother) etc
by AMPrentice
Sun, 01 Apr 2012, 18:42
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Proposed: Hybrid Car with Detachable Engine
Replies: 10
Views: 1591

Proposed: Hybrid Car with Detachable Engine

QFT!
Range extending trailers should be an option where if peeps couldnt afford it at purchase they could hire them or buy them later if needed.

This rear engine is a complicated useless mess of an idea