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Old 05-30-2010, 12:22 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Keep in mind, at this point in the game, you're lucky if they're producing 75% of the rated power.

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Old 05-30-2010, 05:39 PM   #22 (permalink)
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I'm confused...what is this thread about?
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Old 05-30-2010, 06:00 PM   #23 (permalink)
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i am looking towards getting a car, and making it like the one in the link on p. 1 and seeing what help i can get from this community (a lot so far, thanks)
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Old 06-02-2010, 02:19 PM   #24 (permalink)
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I don't really think there's room in the convertible for more seats (for normal humans ).

I don't want to discourage you from a project, but if you need more than 2 seats, why not just hunt down a regular 3-cyl, 5-speed, 4 seat hatch and start with that? Seems much easier. A bit lighter as well, and you could start using it right away.
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Old 06-02-2010, 02:22 PM   #25 (permalink)
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Old 06-03-2010, 05:03 PM   #26 (permalink)
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[QUOTE=MetroMPG;177304]I don't really think there's room in the convertible for more seats (for normal humans ).

back seat would be for a 7 year old.
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Old 06-03-2010, 07:59 PM   #27 (permalink)
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I don't really think there's room in the convertible for more seats (for normal humans ).

back seat would be for a 7 year old.
Don't 7 year olds grow up?
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Old 06-03-2010, 09:22 PM   #28 (permalink)
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Good point, Madison.

And even for a 7 year old, it'd be tight.
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Old 06-04-2010, 02:38 PM   #29 (permalink)
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[QUOTE=MadisonMPG;177464]
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Don't 7 year olds grow up?
it would be only this year, her older sister would be babysitting next year.

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