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Old 10-29-2010, 06:23 PM   #28 (permalink)
93 Metro Streamliner
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You don't think the chassis and brakes were designed to include the weight of the passengers and a few hundred pounds of luggage? Are you high?

Originally Posted by Old Mechanic View Post
Lets put 800 pounds of passengers on top of the 660 in battery. That's 1460 pounds of payload that has nothing to do with the vehicle, drive system, structural integrity or collision absorption ability. I doubt very seriously if the vehicle was ever designed to handle that much additional mass in braking, handling, or any other driving dynamics.
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