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Old 08-01-2017, 03:01 AM   #73 (permalink)
bwilson4web
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Originally Posted by sidecar View Post
I've always thought that a small continuous diesel generator, say around 3 to 4k watt and a battery bank to absorb undulations in power would be a good way to go. . . .
You might want to look at the BMW i3-REx for battery, motor, and engine sizing.

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