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Old 06-08-2008, 10:51 PM   #691 (permalink)
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Had another first over the weekend: a guy pulled over a minivan while I was reinstalling the LED pack monitor (in the driveway). He wanted to see the car and show it to his two sons who were with him.

Turns out he's a mail man, and he'd seen Ivan driving by in the car a couple of weeks ago and noted the lack of noise. "It must be electric!" he correctly surmised.

He recognized the car when he was going by so stopped to come over for a chat. I gave him the full tour and promised to stop by his house next time I'm in his part of town so he can have a closer look at it in action.

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Old 06-08-2008, 11:15 PM   #692 (permalink)
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very clean!!!!

I would do love one, I just need a 50 mile range
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It was also probably one of the most asked questions we got on the weekend. We tried to come up with a better, funnier answer than "precharge resistor" but failed!
a sad attempt at a flux capacitor
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Old 06-11-2008, 10:34 AM   #694 (permalink)
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Ok, if this has been asked i sincerely apologize I only was able to skim a couple of the 35 pages if it's already been asked could you point me to the correct page?

Have you or has anyone else looked into a transmission from a fourwheeler or snowmobile for this application? something CVT like?
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Old 07-04-2008, 02:20 PM   #695 (permalink)
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I saw you guys on TV last night on CBC! looks like the whole ev conversion idea is getting peoples attention.
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Old 07-04-2008, 07:32 PM   #696 (permalink)
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Does anyone have a copy of that video? Us non-Canadians need to be able to see that video!
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Old 07-05-2008, 12:44 PM   #697 (permalink)
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It took me a while but i finally found it. Here's the cbc link for the story: CBC.ca - Video
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Old 07-05-2008, 12:51 PM   #698 (permalink)
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does your guys sound work for that video...or is it just my computer?
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does your guys sound work for that video...or is it just my computer?
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Awesome video! Looks like there's a lot of people across the nation getting fed-up and taking the electric plunge .

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