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Old 06-04-2008, 11:04 AM   #2 (permalink)
SatanicMechanic
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Originally Posted by WaxyChicken View Post

Also, is there a rule of thumb that says something like "12v for every 200lbs" ?
Never heard of that rule before. The only "rule of thumb" concerning mass of the E.V. I have ever heard of is a minimum one-third of the mass of the vehicle must be batteries. That is an old rule from the "Convert It" book, it is kind of true when dealing with flooded batteries.
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