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by Plasticbrain
Fri, 14 Mar 2008, 21:07
Forum: Batteries, charging, management and monitoring
Topic: Why is battery technology so slow in growing up ?
Replies: 0
Views: 1176

Why is battery technology so slow in growing up ?

See this link - someone with some spare time might want to drop Steve Mackay a line...
http://idc-online.com/blogs/?country=Australia
by Plasticbrain
Tue, 04 Mar 2008, 01:19
Forum: Batteries, charging, management and monitoring
Topic: Free to good home: 20x Huanyu 18650 LiFePO4 cells
Replies: 2
Views: 1995

Free to good home: 20x Huanyu 18650 LiFePO4 cells

Hi Ian, I'd be interested in those batteries if you still have them - they will do for backup power to my digital dash project (which will be started sooon!). I'll give you a ring...
cheers,
Shane
by Plasticbrain
Sat, 15 Sep 2007, 18:37
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: “KillaCycle” inventer almost killed!
Replies: 2
Views: 2698

“KillaCycle” inventer almost killed!

G'day all,
Check this out - Bill Dube, the killer cycle guy demonstrate how to crash an electric motor cycle! Image

http://www.tgdaily.com/html_tmp/content ... 3-113.html

Cheers,
Shane.
by Plasticbrain
Wed, 23 May 2007, 05:17
Forum: Batteries, charging, management and monitoring
Topic: fast charging
Replies: 13
Views: 3393

fast charging

If and when we ever get to the point of having more than a handful of EVs on the road, I think charging could be done inductively at almost any location where a car was stationary for more than a minute or so... like stopped at the lights, in the car park at work, the shopping center, the McDonalds ...
by Plasticbrain
Fri, 18 May 2007, 19:02
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Big Red Car
Replies: 6
Views: 1669

Big Red Car

Hi again BJ, you've inspired me to rip the IC motor off my lawn mower and replace it with electric... I see you have used a 500 watt motor, running at approx 333 watts. Given that the average garden lawn mower might be around 2.2kW (3 horsepower), I'm interested to know if 0.333kW is really enough f...
by Plasticbrain
Thu, 17 May 2007, 01:30
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Big Red Car
Replies: 6
Views: 1669

Big Red Car

Ok I found it - nice site!
your link should be http://hanna.homedns.org/projects/projects.htm

Cheers,
S
by Plasticbrain
Thu, 17 May 2007, 01:25
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Big Red Car
Replies: 6
Views: 1669

Big Red Car

G'day Bj,
I'd like to see your lawn mower, but your link appears to be down. I'll try again later.
Cheers,
Shane.
by Plasticbrain
Sun, 29 Apr 2007, 04:54
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Tesla Roadster
Replies: 13
Views: 3500

Tesla Roadster

G'day all,
Here is a link to one of my favorite geeky interweb TV programs... this episode includes a short story on the Tesla Roadster. Not very detailed but may be worth a watch.

DL.TV

Cheers,
Shane.
by Plasticbrain
Thu, 26 Apr 2007, 16:29
Forum: AEVA WA Branch
Topic: Thanks to webmaster
Replies: 1
Views: 1319

Thanks to webmaster

Well seeing as we're on the subject of sucking up to the web master, I suppose I should get in early just in case I need some computer work done! Nice work Andrew! http://forums.aeva.asn.au/smileys/smiley2.gif ... and g'day to all the new WAEVA members, I cant wait to see your projects up and runnin...