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Old 06-21-2007, 08:52 AM   #651
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Agreed.

Another option is to cut off the threaded part of the post, which will add another 3/4 in. of clearance, and use a standard automotive style connector on the fat part of the post for those 2 batteries.

Regardless, some kind of insulator will be fixed between the hood & those posts.
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Old 06-21-2007, 07:40 PM   #652
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Old 07-08-2007, 07:20 PM   #653
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another milestone: first useful trip! & misc update.

Milestone! On Friday
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Old 07-08-2007, 07:24 PM   #654
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EVs for fun and profit

Almost forgot to mention: sold a couple more ICE parts. The 1.3L engine (finally) and misc stuff from the red car. $90. That sale represents a healthy portion of the net cost of the project to date!

Also have a deal pending (touch wood) on the gas tank from the blue car. (It was replaced a couple of years ago).
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Man that coat hanger in the water trick is scary!!!!
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more parts sold; project tally; a new controller?

More parts sold...

Met up with Ray from South Carolina yesterday, who drove about 1000 miles to Ivan's dad's wood lot in Ontario to pick up the 1.3 engine,
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Old 07-15-2007, 06:32 AM   #657
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Keep up the good work with it darin! Im interested in seeing it sometime and I hope youre keeping your ear to the ground for the motorcycle, :P

Someday when I have wicked free time Ill shoot you an email to discuss life,
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Finished the ForkenSwift's minimum range requirement was originally made.
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200 km daily commute (nutbar!) rather than the 8 km r.t. commute for which the ForkenSwift's minimum range requirement was originally made.
You're going to need more batteries. :-)
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Nutbar indeed, I guess it's your job to drive it then?
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