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by DKEL
Sat, 01 Oct 2011, 21:53
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: 4Springs' Brumby
Replies: 316
Views: 58354

4Springs' Brumby

I am going to make a prediction and say that on attachment to a 12V battery, movement will occur. Fair prediction?
by DKEL
Tue, 10 Mar 2009, 03:56
Forum: Non-Branch areas
Topic: Any Taswegeans going to the Canberra AGM 2009?
Replies: 5
Views: 3526

Any Taswegeans going to the Canberra AGM 2009?

I'll register a tentative interest at this stage. Will be more solid one way or the other closer to October.
I will be very keen to see a few EVs in 'the flesh'.
by DKEL
Fri, 14 Nov 2008, 02:33
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Newbie Query - Vehicle Mass
Replies: 6
Views: 910

Newbie Query - Vehicle Mass

I'm assuming more batteries is equivalent to more kWh is equivalent to more range.
I was hoping for a long range, with some sacrifice in top speed to allow this.

by DKEL
Fri, 14 Nov 2008, 00:42
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Newbie Query - Vehicle Mass
Replies: 6
Views: 910

Newbie Query - Vehicle Mass

Thanks for the responses guys. I see now the topic '3 and 4 set registration' also looks at some of these issues. Yes Lancer Coupe is a 5 seater, but really, does any want to sit in the back of one of these? If its as simple as removing the centre seat belt to go from 5 to 4 seater than thats a grea...
by DKEL
Fri, 14 Nov 2008, 00:29
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: 3 and 4 seat registration
Replies: 18
Views: 2307

3 and 4 seat registration

On the topic of spare wheels. (And nothing really to do with weight/EVs.) As stated, apparently it is true that you do not have to have a spare wheel and a car will still pass a roadworthy. However if you do have a spare wheel it has to roadworthy or the car can be failed. Obviously solution of cour...
by DKEL
Thu, 13 Nov 2008, 04:07
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Newbie Query - Vehicle Mass
Replies: 6
Views: 910

Newbie Query - Vehicle Mass

Hi all. Total Newbie here. I was wondering if someone might be able give some pointers. It's not quite clear to me at this stage. This is all to do with Kerb Mass and GVM. Take for example a 2 door CE Lancer (4 seater). Listed Kerb Mass: 1010kg Listed GVM: 1495kg Difference = 485kg Now, Allowing for...
by DKEL
Thu, 13 Nov 2008, 03:22
Forum: Non-Branch areas
Topic: Another Hello from Tas
Replies: 3
Views: 3531

Another Hello from Tas

Hello All. Another keen novice here new to the forums and new to the whole world of EVs. Based in Launceston Tas. After doing much reading I am convinced EVs are the future. And its going to be sooner rather than later. Not quite sure about how and where the electricity is going to be produced but t...