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Old 11-25-2007, 09:10 PM   #130 (permalink)
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07-18-2006, 03:19 Pm

Brought my adapter plate template to a machinist I know this afternoon, and got a price of $60-70 CDN for 1/2 inch aluminum plate to make it (we make it).

Edit just looked up prices for a pre-made GEO adapter plate: $145 US + shipping here

Also talked shaft coupler ideas. This guy will likely be involved in helping us mate the electric motor to the tranny, due to the non-standard motor shaft issue (it being internally splined, as pump motors are, apparently).
Project MPGiata! Mods for getting 50+ MPG from a 1990 Miata
Honda mods: Ecomodding my $800 Honda Fit 5-speed beater
Mitsu mods: 70 MPG in my ecomodded, dirt cheap, 3-cylinder Mirage.
Ecodriving test: Manual vs. automatic transmission MPG showdown

has launched a forum for the efficient new Mitsubishi Mirage - fuel efficiency info for Geo Metro owners - electric car conversion on a beer budget
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