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  1. Tesla P3D More Power!

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    Long time member here, I remember back when Mate Rimac was just one of us and not an EV Supercar CEO. I always have and still want to work on a DIY EV project but was taken by the performance and value of the model 3 performance, so i bought one. However I would like to get this community's...
  2. Building an AC Motor

    Electric Motors
    I've been wanting to do my own EV conversion with my 2001 VW Golf for a while and i've been researching for a while now, but a few days ago I talked with someone that was also intending to build his own AC Induction Motor. Do you think it's possible to build one (not expecting to be the best...
  3. Questions about powering Tesla Motors

    Batteries and Charging
    I'm looking into using a Tesla motor for a time attack car and are having questions regarding what batteries and how many it is going to require. My current plan is to use the batteries from a Chevy Volt to run the motor but I am looking for other options. The Chevy Volts battery bank is a...
  4. Planning a 1996 Miata conversion: high performance, modest range

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    Hello all, Been lurking a bit and like so many before me, I now have a passionate goal to turn a good ICE-powered vehicle into a great EV. My goal is to exceed the book performance of my current '96 Miata M Edition 0-60 (target sub-6 seconds), while maintaining a modest range goal of 50-75...
  5. EV Performance

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    Hi all, I am building a custom EV (three wheels; two front wheels, one rear) for driving on road. The rear wheel is the driven wheel. My specs are listed below: Vehicle curb weight - 500 kgs (two seats) Battery - 48 V Lead Acid 100 Ah (4 of these) - total weight 125 kgs Motor - Golden Motor 3...
  6. Component differences between 100D and P100D?

    Technical Discussion
    Hey everyone, I have been looking at the different models of the Tesla Model S recently, more specifically the differences between the 100D and P100D. From what I have read online the power in EV's comes from the batteries not the motor but when looking at Tesla's website the difference between...
  7. Autocross EV special

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    Hi from Australia, I am towards the end of a project to build a special EV for motorkhana / khanacross. Most of you would know these events as similar to Autocross. While there are other electric race cars around this will be the first specifically for motorkhana and khanacross...
  8. Range and performance of My EV

    EV Performance
    Performance can mean different things to different people. Spinning the tires and running the batteries out in seconds will impress some. For me the challenge is to go the distance on as little energy as possible. So, this weekend I broke a new personal record with my homebuilt EV. I drove...
  9. Infa944

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    I'm a bit late getting this started, but here goes. I've always liked the body on the Porsche 944 so when I found one about six months ago on ebay only 30 miles away from me I jumped on it. I intend for this car to be driven daily with a 80 or so mile range, but with the ability to give so...
  10. 88 Fiero EV Build

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    Hi, Newbie here trying to read through all of this great information and folks' contributions. I am an MBA / IT network guy that does a little ICE maintenance work, does not know EE math, and is new to CA (relo from Pacific NW). I have a bunch of tools, but not sure they are the right ones, but...
  11. Ride Along at 128mph in DC Plasma

    EV Performance
    Hey, bored of putzing along at 50mph to try to save energy? feeling hungry since dinner was an hour ago and your still driving home? want to feel real EV excitement again even if only vicariously? Try riding along with DC Plasma at 128mph, woot...
  12. Need some advice, especially if in person in the Sacramento area!

    New Member Introductions
    So I am wanting to convert a 1978 Fiat Spyder convertible to electric. I bought it for the purpose and it has broken down twice since, so I will take that as a sign :) I originally wanted the super 1 million+ mph 0-60 in a nanosecond type car, but am now willing to settle on something more...
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