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Old 11-12-2008, 01:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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INSTRUCTABLES: Build your own Electric Car

Hey everyone,

I finally got around to making an Instructables about my Electro-Metro conversion.

Click the link below this.
Build your own Electric Car!



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Old 11-12-2008, 01:57 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 11-12-2008, 04:27 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Man, I wish I had the time, resources, and space to do this... Perhaps sometime in the future.
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Old 11-12-2008, 04:28 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Nice job! Hopefully when we expand the garage (coming soon, actually) it will be a much better format for such show and tell,
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Old 11-12-2008, 10:46 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Yea!

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Front page coverage based on how much people like it!

See that, Mom, is says POPULAR right next to MY name!
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Old 11-12-2008, 11:50 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Old 11-21-2008, 03:49 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I forwarded information on my Instructable to the folks at the EVDL (Electric Vehicle Discussion List).

I was really cringing - hoping that they wouldn't be too hard on me! Some of those guys are really hard-core!

I only have gotten one response so far, but it was a nice one!

"Ben,

I like your instructables site on your Geo Metro build. It gave me some
ideas. Also, I liked that you followed up with links to further
information and more detail on the build. The car looks good. You were
able to keep costs very low. People inspired by your build could aim
for a similar budget, or could choose to spend more in certain areas to
make the build go easier according to their skills and resources. I
could see where a wide audience is hit here, low budget like me, middle
of the road, and high end folks who may say, hey, that's how that works,
I like that, I'll hire company X to build me a Geo, S-10, etc...

Good luck,

Alan "


Thanks for the kind words Alan!
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You make it look so easy. How many hours did it take?
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I have been looking for one of those $50 motors for 3 years. I hope I find one soon.
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The real popular people have radios in their cars .... Too soon?

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