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by sparau
Wed, 17 Sep 2008, 04:37
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: safety switches
Replies: 45
Views: 4075

safety switches

sparau, I am not certain I can extract the question out of that ? lol http://forums.aeva.asn.au/smileys/smiley9.gif A partial circuit is not a circuit and so is safe, partially, until something completes the circuit. this is what i am thinking of - lets say the positive shorts out to the subframe f...
by sparau
Wed, 17 Sep 2008, 04:13
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: safety switches
Replies: 45
Views: 4075

safety switches

please forgive my newbness :) and electrically technical stupidity (i am a computer programmer - not an electrician or an electronic engineer - my brother is but he took a well paid job in the UAE is no help - the bugger) In my researching i have not come across the concept yet of a safety switch fo...
by sparau
Wed, 17 Sep 2008, 03:59
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Nissan Cube HOT or NOT
Replies: 13
Views: 1157

Nissan Cube HOT or NOT

NOTE: i have been accused of being a cynic...

but perhaps i'm a realist? cause i get accused of being an optimist more often Image
by sparau
Wed, 17 Sep 2008, 03:56
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Nissan Cube HOT or NOT
Replies: 13
Views: 1157

Nissan Cube HOT or NOT

"you'll never go broke underestimating the intelligence of the masses" - quoted from who knows where agree with everything said - you have to think they are shirking making an attractive ev cause of parts / dealership worries. i mean if they make a simple effective ev - what are you going to go to t...
by sparau
Wed, 17 Sep 2008, 03:36
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: mainstream market to kill private conversions?
Replies: 14
Views: 1855

mainstream market to kill private conversions?

also keep in mind that for people who are doing it for environmental purposes (me for instance) wont accept smelting 1000kg of metal with the xxxxkg's of carbon that produces when simply converting an old car will do the job. when i started talking to my wife about converting my car she said why not...
by sparau
Wed, 17 Sep 2008, 02:58
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Hello and "Yeah, go the 205 GTi conversion!"
Replies: 10
Views: 2513

Hello and "Yeah, go the 205 GTi conversion!"

btw - sorry this post should have been in the general area i suppose Image   i just got excited looking at the posts here and people talking about a 205 conversion - admins feel free to move it.
by sparau
Wed, 17 Sep 2008, 02:22
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Hello and "Yeah, go the 205 GTi conversion!"
Replies: 10
Views: 2513

Hello and "Yeah, go the 205 GTi conversion!"

and a Warp 11 will bend your gearbox !!@! Wow - i havent been able to find torque figures (google warp 9 dyno electric) for anything over 72v as listed on the manufacturers site. I had guessed since people bolt on 160hp 16v engines onto 205's without difficulty such issues would be moot. Also - stu...
by sparau
Tue, 16 Sep 2008, 19:21
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Hello and "Yeah, go the 205 GTi conversion!"
Replies: 10
Views: 2513

Hello and "Yeah, go the 205 GTi conversion!"

Just saying hello so i am not a complete lurker while i soak up information :) I have a 205gti i recently bought for bugger all (first car i've owned in 15 years, dedicated motorcyclist and public transporter :)) - good body - interior is ok - gbox is ok - but has worn valve stems... so rather than ...