From the monthly archives:

October 2009

Battery warmer part 1

October 27, 2009

Poor performance from your EV in the cold weather? You need a BATTERY WARMING TRAY to keep your batteries at a nice temperature in the winter. Here’s how to build one. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin Share via MySpace share via Reddit Share with Stumblers [...]

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Homebuilt Controller testing

October 24, 2009

User JACKBAUER on ECOMODDER.COM has been busy over in Ireland working on a home-built open source controller that will run a 13″ forklift motor for his BMW conversion. This is the latest video of his. Also, notice that he is using the car’s original throttle sensor as the input source to the controller, just like [...]

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Tesla Roadster in EV/Hybrid/Gasser Pile-up!

October 23, 2009

I found some photos of a car crash in Denmark. This image has been resized. Click this bar to view the full image. The original image is sized 670×503. This image has been resized. Click this bar to view the full image. The original image is sized 1024×679. A brand-new Tesla Roadster got REAR-ENDED HARD!Also [...]

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WINTER EV TIPS

October 23, 2009

Most hypermiles, ecomodders, and fuel-economy fans are familiar with using a block heater to improve fuel economy in a gasoline vehicle. However, drivers of electric vehicles should also know that warming your batteries in the winter can give greatly improved EV performance. In general, my cheap-o electric car (running on used batteries) has had a [...]

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EV Motorcycle Slideshow

October 20, 2009

While digging through some old files, I ran across a slideshow I made from stills of converting a Kawasaki KZ440 clunker to an electric motorcycle. Enjoy Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin Share via MySpace share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tumblr it Tweet about it [...]

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