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Old 04-13-2014, 08:01 AM   #31 (permalink)
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I bet the change from the gto to prius is taking a lot of getting used to
He actually kept the GTO.

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Old 04-28-2014, 05:59 PM   #32 (permalink)
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1st you get a Prius. Pretty soon you will be up all night looking for cars on Craigslist to convert to all electric.
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Old 04-28-2014, 07:02 PM   #33 (permalink)
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or hell start threads about converting 2 speed slush box land yachts to an ev using lead acid batteries.

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Old 04-29-2014, 04:06 PM   #34 (permalink)
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all of that is too much work for me
there is a local guy here who converts Swifts (metros) to electric
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I know, it was just a reference to MetroMPG's comment about the Prius being a gateway drug

this is a "no ****ter"

I just picked up a 1991 Geo Metro 3cyl 5sp
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Holy cow. What prompted THAT?? Joking? Did you drive it first?



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Holy cow. What prompted THAT?? Joking? Did you drive it first?



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I took her foor a quick spin around town before pulling the trigger,
but to be honest, I'll have doubled my investment before the month is over

(clutch, window track, seat covers, windshield)
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Oh wow - old school!

But why??

For s$*%ts and giggles? To actually use?

Because you anticipate the Metro market exploding like it did last time gas prices spiked so you're in it for the inevitable massive profit?
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Oh wow - old school!

But why??

For s$*%ts and giggles? To actually use?

Because you anticipate the Metro market exploding like it did last time gas prices spiked so you're in it for the inevitable massive profit?
Partly for S/G's, and to acutally use,
I picked this thing up for super cheap, I've always wanted one
I figure by the time I do the clutch, windshield and everything else it needs, I'll be in her about $1,000-1200
(that will be paid back in 6-8 months (fuel alone), not to mention cheaper tires, oil changes, and depreciation of my goat)

also, so I'm not putting the miles on the GTO (even tho I'm probably gonna sell her this summer)

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