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Old 08-13-2015, 09:00 PM
painter007 painter007 is offline
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Default 1961 Renault Caravelle Electric

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renault caravelle 032.jpgFinally got on the road. running a forklift motor 48 volts at 72 volts.need more batteries.
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Old 08-14-2015, 04:20 AM
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Default Re: 1961 Renault Caravelle Electric

Nice car!

How much does the car weigh?

Does the direct drive work well? How is the acceleration without a transmission?
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Old 08-14-2015, 11:10 AM
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Default Re: 1961 Renault Caravelle Electric

it was1700lb. when it came from factory.now I do not know.i do have the 3 speed trans axle.i can start off in any gear .first gear will spin the tires so I start off in second and shift to 3rd.even with no clutch if you shift slow it works ok.
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