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Old 11-06-2011, 09:32 AM   #231 (permalink)
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But like Neil said, those wheels out in the breeze? They are narrow though.

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Old 11-06-2011, 01:14 PM   #232 (permalink)
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During the Third Reich, Rumpler apparantly was protected by Hermann Goring, even though he was Jewish, because of the enormous respect Goring had for Rumpler's aircraft design work during WWI
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Three things may be helping the numbers:
* a very clean underbody,
* relatively large clearance between the ground and the underbody,
* relatively narrow bodywork.
Right, the main part of the chassis must be *very* clean in order to offset the exposed and open wire wheels; and still get a number like 0.28.
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Well, it is basically an extruded airfoil...
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Here's the EV1 that our school has displayed by the computer lab:


CCS's EV1 by Tyler Linner, on Flickr


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Also some boards they have displayed

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The suspension height indicates that the battery and the electrics are missing from this car.
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The suspension height indicates that the battery and the electrics are missing from this car.
Thanks for pointing that out, I knew something looked funny but could not put my finger on it.
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So that's why it's a 4x4.
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Didn't GM take out the entire drive-train when they sent reclaimed EV-1s to museums and schools ?
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They "disabled" the drivetrains. All I know is there is a bunch of charging paraphernalia in the trunk. Perhaps with a little messing around I could get a peek under the hood

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