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Old 08-08-2019, 12:51 AM   #27 (permalink)
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Rich Benoit (Rich Rebuilds) is putting one of the same [brand] motors in a Model A lowboy roadster. Clutchless, on a three-speed (prolly 1939 Ford (last year of the floor shift)).

I could see a pure EV, with 100hp driving the rear wheels. Here's an example with a golfcart motor and lead acid batteries:

You could put thin fenders and running boards on that and hide a Tesla or Rav4 battery pack. Frunk 'n trunk.
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