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by Ribbit
Mon, 13 Jul 2009, 12:34
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: Camira Conversion
Replies: 33
Views: 7346

Camira Conversion

Heh John Took my kids and wife to London to see the Lion King ( the last fling into London before coming out to Australia) - and was walking in St Jame's Park - we sat down for an ice cream and I was talking to them about how I want to build an earth sheltered home. Two minutes down the park - earth...
by Ribbit
Sun, 12 Jul 2009, 12:27
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: Camira Conversion
Replies: 33
Views: 7346

Camira Conversion

Excellent post John You are a man after my own heart - EV and an Earth house. I have just sold my EV and moving to Australia - looking to convert a car similar to yours a wagon. I don't like the noise of the Curtis controller - so like the different with Logic Systems - with the appropriate pot. So ...
by Ribbit
Sat, 27 Jun 2009, 22:54
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: Toyota Tercel EV conversion
Replies: 3
Views: 1515

Toyota Tercel EV conversion

Hi I am looking at this as a donor car. Simply as I require a 5 seater car and its a light to medium car. Its also 4 WD - which may be a problem - but I quite like the idea. I was thinking of DC motor Netgain, but I have been watching your videos and the Curtis controller makes an incredible noise. ...
by Ribbit
Thu, 25 Jun 2009, 12:34
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: WHERE to get started
Replies: 5
Views: 1007

WHERE to get started

Thanks Chaps = this a good start.
by Ribbit
Wed, 24 Jun 2009, 13:02
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: WHERE to get started
Replies: 5
Views: 1007

WHERE to get started

Hi - I am looking at doing a conversion. If it is within my capability. BUT!!! I need to start reading. Are there any good books - that are a good starting place? You have posts of projects - but it appears all a bit detailed so I am at sea. So I need to review some basic info. Evaluate wether this ...
by Ribbit
Sun, 21 Jun 2009, 12:29
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Hello -new member
Replies: 2
Views: 597

Hello -new member

Heh Matt I still have ( until I get fully paid) / sold a Reva G Wiz DC it 48V , Trojan Lead acid battery. The motor - blew aro commutator failure - which I think wqas done to checking the brushes for wear. I believe that replacing the brushes without filing them / or completely replaces them was the...
by Ribbit
Sat, 20 Jun 2009, 06:04
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Hello -new member
Replies: 2
Views: 597

Hello -new member

Hi just joined today. Sold my EV yesterday REva DC - as we are migrating from London to Noosa. I wished I could have broght my little car - but not to be. I see EV Blades have vehicles for sale - or its a DIY job. I had to rebuild my car - with blown motors etc. So possibly looking to go to a conver...