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by Peter Eggleston
Sun May 19, 2013 10:42 pm
Forum: Electric Motor Bikes
Topic: My new project
Replies: 34
Views: 39578

Re: My new project

My milk truck used to have the aerodynamics of a brick, so I chopped a foot off its height.
Now it has the aerodynamics of half a brick. Hope this helps. :lol:
Peter
by Peter Eggleston
Sat Jun 16, 2012 12:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Lorries and busses
Replies: 3
Views: 6100

Re: Lorries and busses

Take a look at Smiths Electric vehicles.
Peter
by Peter Eggleston
Sun Dec 18, 2011 6:32 pm
Forum: All things battery related
Topic: Mega City car - premature battery failure
Replies: 7
Views: 11357

Re: Mega City car - premature battery failure

I have not heard of this manufacturer, but personally I would tend to trust British, German or American manufacturers. I heard of one Chinese company who half filled their batteries with sand to make them heavier without lead. If you fit a different brand of batteries you may have to mess about when...
by Peter Eggleston
Sun Dec 18, 2011 4:57 pm
Forum: All things battery related
Topic: Mega City car - premature battery failure
Replies: 7
Views: 11357

Re: Mega City car - premature battery failure

I am assuming that you are running on lead acid batteries. Performance and durability depends on the make and quality of the batteries you fit. I fitted a set of new Elecsol batteries to my truck and they did not even last one year, a complete waste of money. I then fitted a set of second hand ex- B...
by Peter Eggleston
Tue Sep 20, 2011 8:44 pm
Forum: Home Energy Area
Topic: How good are modern PV panels in cloudy/shady conditions?
Replies: 11
Views: 24109

Re: How good are modern PV panels in cloudy/shady conditions

My neighbour recently had solar panels fitted and after a while the supplier came to double check the installation because it was producing way above its expected output. It is however in an ideal location on the side of a valley facing south with no obstruction by trees or shadow. For years people ...
by Peter Eggleston
Sat Jul 02, 2011 11:19 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: north east
Replies: 6
Views: 7474

Re: north east meet

If you want to meet up, call my mobile when you get there, Peter
by Peter Eggleston
Fri Jul 01, 2011 8:26 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: north east
Replies: 6
Views: 7474

Re: north east

I don't know where in the North East you are interested in, but this Sunday, 3 July 2011, Corbrige Classic car show is taking place. I will be exhibiting my electric truck and there is supposed to be a Nissan Leaf on display. Otherwise it is classic, vintage or unusual cars motorbikes or commercials...
by Peter Eggleston
Sun Jun 26, 2011 5:41 pm
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Peter's Trike
Replies: 8
Views: 18200

Re: Peter's Trike

Not much progress. Other things have been taking priority.
Peter
by Peter Eggleston
Thu Jun 23, 2011 6:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: EV Charge Point Research for Masters Dissertation
Replies: 6
Views: 7689

Re: EV Charge Point Research for Masters Dissertation

I have tried to complete this survey and it does not work. It will not take comments.
Peter
by Peter Eggleston
Fri Feb 25, 2011 12:45 am
Forum: All things battery related
Topic: EV Charger Maps
Replies: 62
Views: 62289

Re: EV Charger Maps

I thought the same thing so phew I'm not mad either.
Peter

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