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by Goombi
Tue, 20 Apr 2010, 02:23
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Why get an EV?
Replies: 311
Views: 34083

Why get an EV?

In weekend Australian: London offers free parking for EV's you can hire EV for 42$ a day distance 65 km free parking No inner city congestion tax 15$ Park and charge or anywhere just plug- in The mad Boris ( the London Mayor) is planing 100k ev cars in 3 years in the city. also EV Taxi... There is a...
by Goombi
Tue, 20 Apr 2010, 00:15
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Why get an EV?
Replies: 311
Views: 34083

Why get an EV?

In short----@135 Km/h 3 sets of lithiums 160a/h will deplete themself in less then an hour and that is generous.. To achieve such speed you will either need a AC Super system( not made as yet) or 25 Kw DC Motor @ 220-250 volt to push a car 1800kg-2400kg with 4 passengers and aircon. and whats more y...
by Goombi
Mon, 19 Apr 2010, 23:09
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Why get an EV?
Replies: 311
Views: 34083

Why get an EV?

Quote)))Could you really achieve a 4 seat, airconditioned, 130 kph, with a range of 250+klms, over Sydney terrain, for just $15,000? If so, what could you achieve for $70K? Answer: I will not be able to do it for 15K or 70 K why aren't such cars around? because its almost impossible to go for such a...
by Goombi
Mon, 19 Apr 2010, 22:48
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Why get an EV?
Replies: 311
Views: 34083

Why get an EV?

Could you really achieve a 4 seat, airconditioned, 130 kph, with a range of 250+klms, over Sydney terrain, for just $15,000? If so, what could you achieve for $70K? ------------------------------------- Can you achieve this for 70k? ------------------------------------- There are 2 kinds of dreams d...
by Goombi
Mon, 19 Apr 2010, 21:18
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Why get an EV?
Replies: 311
Views: 34083

Why get an EV?

I do not like answering your question nor do i like my name to be purpously mis-spelled.
but for 15K I will do same performance car you will spend 70k on
and quicker and have some left for couple bottles of Lambrusko
by Goombi
Mon, 19 Apr 2010, 20:30
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Why get an EV?
Replies: 311
Views: 34083

Why get an EV?

Well said squiggles but think about it the gov way. where does the big GST come from?-- cars. if parts were sold out of the country -- No GST. Consumption of petrol =GST repairs =GST domestic parts =GST Imports=GST GST is big number and its collected several times for the same item-- if you let them...
by Goombi
Sat, 17 Apr 2010, 01:46
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Why get an EV?
Replies: 311
Views: 34083

Why get an EV?

A recent study conducted by Aberdeen University found that the average Scotsman walks about 900 miles a year.

Another study by the Scottish Medical Association found that Scotsmen drink, on average, 22 gallons of alcohol a year!!

This means, on average, Scotsmen get about 41 miles to the gallon.
by Goombi
Fri, 16 Apr 2010, 22:39
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Car Battery Checker
Replies: 2
Views: 388

Car Battery Checker




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by Goombi
Fri, 16 Apr 2010, 22:21
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Car Battery Checker
Replies: 2
Views: 388

Car Battery Checker

Hi I find this gadget very practical for my EV its well made and its very functional. It will show you your 12 volt battery charge and when dc-dc hops on. Since most of you stop smoking there is now room in the cigarette lighter for this digital meter. and No wiring It will make a nice snd practical...
by Goombi
Sun, 11 Apr 2010, 00:44
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Bulk Buy Emergency Disconnect Switch
Replies: 41
Views: 3124

Bulk Buy Emergency Disconnect Switch

No No wron wrong--We attract people to our EV and for lack of safty they will face possible harm.. What comes first?
Same with   "Danger High voltage" stickers They are not going up because some doogooder thinks they look threatening?
Hypocrycy has to stop here..
by Goombi
Sun, 11 Apr 2010, 00:07
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Bulk Buy Emergency Disconnect Switch
Replies: 41
Views: 3124

Bulk Buy Emergency Disconnect Switch

James, you are fashin concious not safety concious The people that died in Prius USA would have glad had one red button to stop the car. Sensible people do appreciate the safety system incorporated in our EV's What do people ask when they inspect a EV? is there a safety so the car don't become a loo...
by Goombi
Sat, 10 Apr 2010, 22:14
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Bulk Buy Emergency Disconnect Switch
Replies: 41
Views: 3124

Bulk Buy Emergency Disconnect Switch

We all have 2 emergency switches in fact one the red button to isolate power to controller from batteries other is a key switch which stops contactor power to motor,. I think it is possibly a simple and more reliable emergency system them Prius... PS. I fail to understand why would there be a need t...
by Goombi
Fri, 09 Apr 2010, 02:45
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Use 2 sets of Lithium Batteries - distance solved
Replies: 42
Views: 5151

Use 2 sets of Lithium Batteries - distance solved

One day when you become agreeable with something other people say i will surely get a stroke.We seem to have addapted a preacher with lenghtly well composed unnsesary coments but what is depressing that you are looking on everyone from a PULPIT I do not go to church so i will be forgiven not reading...
by Goombi
Thu, 08 Apr 2010, 20:46
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Use 2 sets of Lithium Batteries - distance solved
Replies: 42
Views: 5151

Use 2 sets of Lithium Batteries - distance solved

Hi Ron,, I am affraid it is not as simple as that. when i think about it deeply 2 lithium battery sets are definetly a proposition but not to drain one set in order to fill the other.. any other charging gadget you incorporate will drain the main batteries faster. Other then solar panels It will be ...
by Goombi
Mon, 05 Apr 2010, 23:14
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Best efficient Kw+RPM motor for standard size EV
Replies: 6
Views: 1253

Best efficient Kw+RPM motor for standard size EV

Hi I was hoping we call establish some kind of raport and priority as to what is needed for a basic and ecconomical EV. I know the 96 volt 8.5 kw motor UNIT that can be put together complete (without batteries) up to inspection for under 4K. the 10Kw 120 volt unit for $4.500 and then 11 kw 144 volt ...
by Goombi
Mon, 05 Apr 2010, 16:52
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Best efficient Kw+RPM motor for standard size EV
Replies: 6
Views: 1253

Best efficient Kw+RPM motor for standard size EV

well well i am surpriced i thought there will be some explosive answers and dynamic suggestions. Thanks for the greetings.......
by Goombi
Mon, 05 Apr 2010, 16:48
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: Obsolete Thread
Replies: 576
Views: 105786

EV2Go's - Lithium Powered Trike

I can see your trike with a   bridge construction to the front wheel about 15 ft away from the seat and 4 bags of cement mounted up front Do you intend to wear gogles?    Image
by Goombi
Sun, 04 Apr 2010, 16:33
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: Obsolete Thread
Replies: 576
Views: 105786

EV2Go's - Lithium Powered Trike

Typical DC motors produce peak torque between o and ~2500 rpm Quote
Why is everyone entertaing themselfs with 5000 RPM motors?Knowing that after 3000 rpm your torque drops significantly and all one does is burn the amps and race the bearings to oblivion.
Where is the ecconomy and propriety
by Goombi
Sun, 04 Apr 2010, 16:22
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: Obsolete Thread
Replies: 576
Views: 105786

EV2Go's - Lithium Powered Trike

at 4000 rpm speed and pedal to the floor when you drop the clutch If the drive will not brake something at best you will finisn ar--e over head.
Recommendation: Cabin Crash bars and rear Skid rails
by Goombi
Fri, 02 Apr 2010, 23:41
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: Obsolete Thread
Replies: 576
Views: 105786

EV2Go's - Lithium Powered Trike

Motor you are chosing surely will have the High and low voltage differenciation 144 volt motor will suffer a stress if you pump 195-250 volt I am not sure what Motor and Controller is to be used   but surely there has to be some synchronisation and compatibility-- Controllers are known to explode if...
by Goombi
Wed, 31 Mar 2010, 15:45
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Use 2 sets of Lithium Batteries - distance solved
Replies: 42
Views: 5151

Use 2 sets of Lithium Batteries - distance solved

I couldn't help noticing at local FORD dealer they had these one year batteries being inquisitive i noticed on the batery lable it said: These batterie will self destruct after 365 days in ten seconds........ Now that we have included a bit of artistry and hollywood and bit of "Mission impossible" c...
by Goombi
Wed, 31 Mar 2010, 01:26
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Use 2 sets of Lithium Batteries - distance solved
Replies: 42
Views: 5151

Use 2 sets of Lithium Batteries - distance solved

here here..Acmotor i am yet to see Lithium battery 10 years old or 2000 charges say 200 charges a year = 10 years-- what is the battery going to have left? in 10 years? 30%? or will it concked out in 5 years in suspended animation.--- Never mind there are always AGM batteries lol http://forums.aeva....
by Goombi
Tue, 30 Mar 2010, 17:17
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Use 2 sets of Lithium Batteries - distance solved
Replies: 42
Views: 5151

Use 2 sets of Lithium Batteries - distance solved

Hi Woody.Technically you are right but to charge double batteries will be handicap 2 smaller chargers will do better job as separtete units. With 2 smaller chargers you will NOT neeed special house wiring Just plug each small charger to different power point. One unit can be charged at parking area ...
by Goombi
Tue, 30 Mar 2010, 03:27
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Use 2 sets of Lithium Batteries - distance solved
Replies: 42
Views: 5151

Use 2 sets of Lithium Batteries - distance solved

I agree with you completely-- i think Dual Battery Unit is a brilliant Idea