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Old 06-28-2013, 09:19 AM   #17 (permalink)
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You really shouldn't skimp on batteries. Lead acid is viable, but lithium will be cheaper (in the long run) and lighter and more fun, and and and. There is a reason there haven't been many lead acid EVs over the years, but there are now a good handful of lithium EVs around. If you can't afford it, wait until you can.
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