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  1. Electric box truck practicality?

    All EV Conversions and Builds
    I've been thinking about my needs for an EV and I am now considering something larger rather than smaller. I have a 1989 Toyota 4x4 pickup truck with a cap and I rarely drive it, but it comes in handy once in a while for getting stuff like firewood, furniture, building supplies, appliances, etc...
  2. NiMH battery packs

    Batteries and Charging
    I happened to browse the website of Electric Vehicles of Washington, listed as a dealer for the EPjr being discussed, and I found what seems to be a pretty good deal on a NiMH battery pack: http://shop.electricvehicleswa.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=12&products_id=61 $2800 for...
  3. Clutch or no?

    Technical Discussion
    Both my Ev';s have the clutch installed. Was talking to Bryan at evamerica?, and he says I'd get more range by removing the extra weight of having a flywheel and clutch assembly. The rotational weight is around a 7:1 ratio, so a clutch and flywheel is like 300 lbs more you have to "push" as you...
  4. Need to loose some weight!

    All EV Conversions and Builds
    First let me thank everyone on the forums for all of their hard work and their time contributing to the forum - it's a great resource. I've been trying to find some ways to increase the range in my EV. I can't pry much more money out of the wife right now so the big ticket upgrades like...
  5. Newbie--Ford Probe conversion

    New Member Introductions
    Hey everybody, I have been lurking on this board for a few days and doing plenty of other research on EV conversions.... The short of it, I've bought a Ford Probe that I want to convert to EV for my wife's commute to work and for me to run errands in. I've never done anything like this...
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