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Old 04-10-2012, 04:21 PM   #5 (permalink)
Ryland
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If you really need a 100 mile per day range then you would be best off either buying a 50-70mpg vehicle or moving.
Those A123 system pouch batteries are a good deal and I know someone here who is talking about getting some too, they should also last you the rest of your life, but you would need $8,000 worth of them to give you your 100 mile goal and assuming you don't drive at all on the weekend, you're not going to brake even for 5 years and if I remember right those batteries are only supposed to degrade 30% after 2000 or more cycles, so that's ten years and you still have a 70 mile range, and of course -0- oil changes, radiators blowing out, no new exhaust systems, spark plugs or tune ups over that time either.
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