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Old 11-28-2007, 06:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
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video: man "resurrects" 30-year-old citroen EV conversion

Built it for the "first" energy crisis...

Resurrected it for the current one:

Video of tv news report:

http://cbs4boston.com/video/?id=19961@wbz.dayport.com

Also a web page documenting the car (& still pics):

http://www.evconvert.com/article/bobs-ev

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Old 12-18-2009, 11:18 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Wow! The last post for this was 2 years ago! BUMP! hahaha
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Old 12-19-2009, 10:57 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Ah man!! They said he built it for $300!!! I knew I overbudgeted.....Maybe that's not inflation adjusted?

edit: How original is this? He uses 12 12v batteries for power and uses the 6v as an accessory battery!

edit,edit!: I love the title: He can't kill his electric car!

http://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2...-electric-car/


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