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  1. Modular 12V lead-acid battery with integral boost and regen

    Technical Discussion
    I just purchased a 100 Ah deep cycle group 24 battery at Walmart for $58 plus a $9 core charge, and a $7 plastic enclosure that has extra room. For now I will just use it with a 12V 1000W peak inverter modified to provide 270 VDC for my 230V three phase VFD and motor. However, it does not have...
  2. Shifting from roads to rail with dual mode EVs?

    New Member Introductions
    There may be an alternative solution to the problem of EVs not having sufficient range for long trips, and it may solve other problems as well. Here is my idea: Design all-electric (or even hybrid) cars and trucks so that they can also ride on rails. The transition from road to rail would be...
  3. Safety

    All EV Conversions and Builds
    Well my EV is almost done (link to pic below) Test drove it this weekend. Tranny is a problem and some other things to do. I have gotten much help from a couple of engineers without whom I would have a junk pile. Now I am thinking about safety. What do you have as your safety items...
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