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Old 04-12-2018, 02:42 PM   #151 (permalink)
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Despite oil & gas prices hitting multi-year highs recently, last month was our slowest ever -- half of what it was when gas prices hit the 2016 low.
Xist must have been feeling under the weather.

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Old 04-12-2018, 02:46 PM   #152 (permalink)
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I might have a Honda Fit to mod soon.

Was considering a Volt, but simplicity, lower purchase price and low maintenance costs were what sold me.
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Old 04-12-2018, 03:22 PM   #153 (permalink)
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Xist must have been feeling under the weather.
HA!

To clarify... when I talk about declining "traffic", that's page views from all sources - members & non-members alike.

Non-posting non-members used to be a significantly larger portion (majority?) of our traffic. Member activity (posting) has declined too, but not as fast as non-member pageviews.
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Old 04-12-2018, 03:27 PM   #154 (permalink)
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I might have a Honda Fit to mod soon.

Was considering a Volt, but simplicity, lower purchase price and low maintenance costs were what sold me.
Actually, I think this is another reason for this forum's decline: there are SO MANY more efficient vehicles to choose from that didn't exist 10 years ago. Some previously hardcore ICE-modding members have moved on to efficient EV's & PHEV's and don't feel the need to mod them for even greater efficiency.

EG: Neil Blanchard, Mike Kamm come to mind.

Also, all those EV's & PHEV's have their own dedicated owners groups/forums.
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Old 04-12-2018, 04:03 PM   #155 (permalink)
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EVTV have declared victory in the EV conversion space and moved on to home power.

Arcimoto have preempted all my tadpole desires.
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I still can't see myself as having an EV as an only car. I like my road trips too much, and I don't feel the infrastructure is there yet. Which is not to say that I don't think it will be.
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When I had a job I tried to start threads I thought would interest others to help keep the forums active and to pass time at work, but I quit my job, so I have other concerns now.

I found a job immediately, but I may never start, so I have been trying to figure out what to do with my life.
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EVTV have declared victory in the EV conversion space
What does that mean?

I figured the availability of cheap, used OEM electrics would be the death of of DIY (non-specialty) conversions.

I wonder what has happened to traffic at diyelectriccar.com

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