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Old 11-09-2008, 10:11 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I asked; basically it was a time restraint; getting a fully functional vehicle ready in 6 weeks is quite the challange.
Getting a partially functional EV converted in 2 years is quite the challenge

Neat truck - the axle disc brakes is a clever way to comply.

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Old 11-09-2008, 11:21 PM   #12 (permalink)
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PS - dremd, thanks for the "on location" SEMA updates for the forum. Interesting stuff.
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Old 11-10-2008, 02:02 AM   #13 (permalink)
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PS - dremd, thanks for the "on location" SEMA updates for the forum. Interesting stuff.
Very welcome!

I'm uploading more pics now; Next post will be about the aero concept Honda products (been saving that one).
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Old 11-10-2008, 08:36 AM   #14 (permalink)
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NHTSA and DMV safety regulations regarding brakes systems do not yet include electric motor regenerative braking.
I was being in jest. Now of course if I were building it, it wouldn't be "street legal". But I'd still drive it on the street.
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Found the Spec sheet; I'll scan it when I get home tonight / tomorrow.
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