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Old 12-02-2008, 09:50 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Itís a Trend! 3 Dirt Cheap DIY Electric Cars

So you want a 100% electric car for commuting or running errands in your town or small city.

Maybe you’ve dreamt of whipsering down the road in a clean, quiet Tesla roadster … and then you woke up screaming at the thought of the $109,000 U.S. price tag.

In that case, may we present the other end of the spectrum: a trio of street legal electric cars converted from gasoline to battery power for an average price of $1450 each [...]

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Old 12-02-2008, 09:59 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 12-02-2008, 10:13 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Very cool. I can't wait to see the next few!
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I'd settle for an Electric Riding mower as my next project. Then I make the Lectruck. Just need a good controller, come on Paul. Then a charger and Motor. I hear batteries come in handy also. May be we should all strive for $2000 vehicles!!!
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I didn't have the time to build my own so I bought my two electric cars, my first one was $180 and my 2nd one was $3,500 for used factory built electric cars.
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I'd settle for an Electric Riding mower as my next project. Then I make the Lectruck. Just need a good controller, come on Paul. Then a charger and Motor. I hear batteries come in handy also. May be we should all strive for $2000 vehicles!!!
Doax is working on an electric riding mower,
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Old 03-18-2009, 08:40 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Well if you're gonna comment on it at least give the guy a link.

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