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Old 01-20-2010, 12:41 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Old 01-20-2010, 12:47 PM   #12 (permalink)
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^^^ Isn't a car, according to DOT.

Nice link for the motorcycle powered cars, by the way. I saved it.
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Old 01-20-2010, 05:52 PM   #14 (permalink)
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alright, i've updated the OP expectations.
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  • $20K or lower. bottom line, i want to build a list that's affordable for the common commuter. something equivalent to the cost of a normal car or for much less.
i'll be adding some of the contributions to 'the list' as soon as i scout ecomodder threads.
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Old 01-20-2010, 06:40 PM   #15 (permalink)
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I am a single person, have been for some time.

I drive a subaru.

seats 5 japanese or 1 american. ok j/k.

The single driver cars are evil, like scooters. even a scooter at tiny cc doubled is a yugo seating 3 cramped, and whatever...

power for what is max returned is efficient.
single seat cars. why. why why...

I'd rather drive frank lee's bicycle.
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i'd buy this. some models are enclosed.
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Me too... are we including trikes in the car thing, even though DOT calls them motorcycles?

If we are, I'd just about buy any one of them, given the money.
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this list is flexible. really.
1 person, plus cargo space.. even if it's a 2 passenger.
i think i like limiting it to easily available cars, and affordable.
i'll update the rules again. -- sorry, i cause such a confusing gray-area on the list.

edit, 3 wheelers don't require motorcycle licenses. so yes, they are 'in'.
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this list is flexible. really.
1 person, plus cargo space.. even if it's a 2 passenger.
i think i like limiting it to easily available cars, and affordable.
i'll update the rules again. -- sorry, i cause such a confusing gray-area on the list.

edit, 3 wheelers don't require motorcycle licenses. so yes, they are 'in'.
It's the type of personality you'll find here, really. That list of rules probably would have flown pretty much anywhere else, but we tend to be more analytical than other places, I think, and we don't normally assume the duty of covering gray area, so we like more concrete rules.



So it seems like we're looking at vehicles which follow the rules in normal production, correct? In other words, can't just say ( I took my seat out, it's a 1 passenger car!)
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