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by Jeff Owen
Tue, 19 May 2009, 04:52
Forum: Technical and conversion discussion
Topic: Getting Started
Replies: 36
Views: 4874

Getting Started

There is no ethics issue at all. I get permission to plug in. For example, when I attended the EV presentation at the University of Queensland a couple of months ago, I rang ahead and asked if there were outlets in the car park, and if I could use one. Permission was granted and I was able to find a...
by Jeff Owen
Thu, 09 Apr 2009, 15:21
Forum: Non-Branch areas
Topic: QLD Branch
Replies: 42
Views: 15446

QLD Branch

Will there be charging available?
by Jeff Owen
Mon, 02 Mar 2009, 16:23
Forum: EV Motoring
Topic: EV Seminar - Brisbane today
Replies: 6
Views: 1590

EV Seminar - Brisbane today

IEEE Seminar - Electric-Drive Vehicles - March 2 Electric-Drive Vehicles - A Technology Update including Recent Experiences from North America Date: Monday 2nd March, 2009 Time: 5pm Venue: Room 622, General Purpose South building (#78), Staff House Road, University of Queensland, St. Lucia campus Sp...
by Jeff Owen
Tue, 16 Dec 2008, 20:07
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Insurance
Replies: 37
Views: 4981

Insurance

RACQ covers my EV for 3rd party property.
by Jeff Owen
Tue, 02 Dec 2008, 19:15
Forum: Technical and conversion discussion
Topic: Power steering?
Replies: 6
Views: 2688

Power steering?

AirAg
Keep trying Canadian EVs. They are very good to deal with when you can get through to them. They do seem to misplace emails on occasions and I have ended up phoning them instead.
by Jeff Owen
Thu, 13 Nov 2008, 21:26
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Newbie advice needed
Replies: 22
Views: 2525

Newbie advice needed

Johny I get typically get 18,500 to 22,500 km per set of flooded batteries. Woody The specs for Trojans can be found on their website. The price varies depending on who you buy them from. The price I pay has changed very little over the last few years. These batteries are imported in huge numbers fo...
by Jeff Owen
Thu, 13 Nov 2008, 18:52
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Newbie advice needed
Replies: 22
Views: 2525

Newbie advice needed

Magneto My car is at http://www.evalbum.com/385 This page is slightly outdated as I have changed to a 1231 controller and installed a battery monitor. Total distance travelled is now over 60,000 km. The motor is totally unprotected and has, so far, had no problems in over 10 years. I would suggest k...