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  1. Help me decide what drivetrain is best.

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    I have an idea for an eREV that is a 1/4 ton truck kind of like a ranger or an s10. I'm having a dilemma as to what kind of drivetrain I want to use. 4WD is a must but the main question is one big motor or two small motors one in front and one in back. Also transmission or no transmission. I'm...
  2. mitsubishi eclipse plug in hybrid

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    I'm planing to do a awd hybrid by adding a electric motor and a differential on the rear of a fwd turbo eclipse I don't care that much for the range anything passing 20 miles is ok for me i want a warp 9 with a 1k zilla controller am new on this and I have lots of questions don't know were to...
  3. Why not a 4 wheel drive conversion . . .

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    . . . but no, not for off-roading. Bear with me a minute: if you start with a 4wd car wouldn't it be fairly easy to sever the drive shaft running front-to-back and let the internal combustion engine power just the front 2 wheels instead of all 4 (you might have to lock the front-to-back...
  4. Planning Suzuki Samurai conversion

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    Hi all, My name is Jose B. Almeida, I live in Portugal and I am a retired university professor; since I have a lot of spare time and some knowledge of car mechanics, electricity and electronics, I am considering a project for an EV conversion. I would like to do something which is a little...
  5. Mid 80's Brat or 3door hatcback?

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    I was wondering if either of those would make good EV's while still having part time 4wd ability and bad weather control? I live in Colorado where the weather changes every 5min or so, so I would need a car that could do well in snow/rain/cold/hot; much like either of them can now. I currently...
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