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Old 10-05-2009, 08:39 AM   #1 (permalink)
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1972 Datsun EV - 11 second 1/4 mile

www.opb.org/programs/ofg/videos/view/56-Electric-Drag-Racing

Guy with a 1972 Datsun has installed an electric motor and is busy beating a Corvette, a BMW M3, and others on a drag strip in Oregon. (Looks like A123 was suppling some of his batteries.)

Didn't mention how long the car can cruise assuming he wasn't burning the batteries drag-racing, but it's an interesting story nonetheless.

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Old 10-05-2009, 02:49 PM   #2 (permalink)
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'72 Datsun? Another one?
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Old 10-05-2009, 03:11 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Old 10-05-2009, 04:37 PM   #4 (permalink)
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That's Plasma Boy. He's a regular on the EVDL and yes, that car is fantastic. Google for "Blue Meanie" for info on his EV show car.
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Old 10-05-2009, 05:22 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I think he was getting 30-35 miles with city driving, if I remember correctly, and at least in his version of his car he was running lead acid air craft starter batteries.
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Old 10-05-2009, 05:42 PM   #6 (permalink)
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11.55 second quarter mile. Wow.
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Old 10-05-2009, 07:26 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Hi,

Yup, the White Zombie is fun to watch.

http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...-car-8200.html
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...onds-8255.html
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...mbie-6311.html

I also like watching the Killacycle set a new World Record:

Killacycle electrocutes its own quarter mile record [w/VIDEO] — Autoblog Green

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