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SuperTruck: Clutch and the Milwaukee Electric Car Club

May 12, 2013

I was down at the Milwaukee Makerspace today, as the second Sunday of the month is Electric Car Club meeting today. It was also Mother’s Day, so I woke up early to make from-scratch waffles for my wife, before sneaking off to play with cars and batteries. Tom L. was there with his Electric El […]

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Eco-Road-Trip begins

September 14, 2012

  So, today began our roadtrip from west of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, out to the Mother Earth News Fair at Seven Springs Pennsylvania…. with a few stops on the way. My first hurdle was trying to leave in time to NOT HIT Friday afternoon rush-hour traffic in Chicago. Hope as I may, it seems impossible. The […]

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The DIY, Open-Source, Plug-In Hybrid SuperTruck!

May 29, 2012

 Well, it’s time to throw my hat over the fence.  What? You’ve never heard that term before? Ok, let me explain. Let’s say that you really  want to get yourself over the top of a fence. But it’s tall, and the top is pretty pointy. Maybe you’ll do it tomorrow.. So here’s what you do. […]

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107 on the Freeway!

April 16, 2012

I just went 107 on the freeway and didn’t even get a speeding ticket! That’s because I wasn’t going 107 miles per hour, I was going 107 MILES PER GALLON. Since I’ve had the chance to drive the wife’s plug-in Prius, I finally feel like I’m starting to get the hang of it. While I’ve […]

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Remote start for Hybrid Generator

December 19, 2010

I got the remote starter feature on the generator all up and running. The video explains it all. 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 Subscribe to the comments on this post Tell […]

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Starting the Chevy ReVolt Hybrid project

November 30, 2010

Well, I guess I just threw my hat over the fence. For some time, I have been wanting to do some work on my “Electro-Metro” Electric Geo Metro conversion to add a “range-extender” feature to it. The idea is simple – provide SOME of the energy to power the car with an on-board generator. The […]

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