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  1. Non Road Going Vehicles
    Hi everyone! First post. I bought a 1985 Honda 250sx ATC (3 wheeler), and I absolutely LOVE it. I primarily use it in some light dirt and tall grass, and it performs beautifully. But there have been a few times that I've attempted to take it through deep mud and water.The results were less than...
  2. Electric Bikes
    The goal: Have a comfortable method of going to and fro from school without needing to pay for insurance and gas. my main goal is comfort, not speed. (not that I can have much speed anyways since I'm limited to a 500w motor unless I want to pass it through inspection, which I don't) The start...
  3. EV Performance
    A friend of mine had an E-trike that worked on a 1 KW motor and had a curb weight of 350KG and had a range of rougly 40 miles using 48V/100Ah Lead acid batteries at 20-25 mph. Is it safe to assume if I have a similar build but replace the 1 KW motor with a 5 KW motor that I should still get...
  4. Electric Motors
    My brother stumbled upon this sweet Palmer electric cart, that uses a Peerless Tecumseh 5 speed lawnmower transmission, which is driven via belt. I have been having a hell of a time finding a suitable motor, as the original one is smoked. The manufacturer of the cart claimed 24 mile range, with...
  5. All EV Conversions and Builds
    In case anyone hasn't seen this yet, I am looking for customers/partners for a very simple DIY EV kit called the EZ-EV. I started a crowd funding campaign at www.IndieGoGo.com/ZWheelz The goal is to provide a street-legal, highway-capable, two-seat kit that can be assembled in one week. I'm...
  6. All EV Conversions and Builds
    So I've reading tons for a couple years off and on..........did the BioDiesel thing and knew I was just avoiding my true ev calling.......now I will hoard funds for this one way or another............ Love MK1 VW's.....FWD/MacPherson suits me fine, I'm not a race car driver but I do live where...
  7. All EV Conversions and Builds
    OK, here we go. I dont generally share my projects with the community, but I think I could use some input on this one. I'm constructing a 2F1R electric trike with a minimum of donar parts, mostly axles/spindles and control arms from an 87 turbo coupe and wheels from a 2003 ford focus. I've...
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