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Old 11-27-2007, 12:11 PM   #254 (permalink)
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01-16-2007, 08:18 Pm

It's probably true, because most people put more batteries in than we are, and you can only fit 4 up front.

EDIT: most people also remove the rear seat and make a big battery box back there. But we want to try to retain stock appearance, even if we can't actually carry 4 adults

I think we'll be able to achieve a level "pitch". We'll have to make a vented battery box for the ones in the rear though, since they're effectively inside the passenger compartment.
Honda mods: Ecomodding my $800 Honda Fit 5-speed beater
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