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by dargles
Thu Jul 31, 2008 5:52 am
Forum: General
Topic: The latest on my quest for an EV
Replies: 20
Views: 13295

Thanks for mentioning the K-reg, Qdos. I've kept very quiet about my 1968 Triumph based Gentry in the garage, so it's reassuring to know that someone else considers that old cars can be environmentally sound (well, as sound as any fossil fuel burner can be). I know it's true that modern cars tend to...
by dargles
Sun Feb 10, 2008 2:27 am
Forum: General
Topic: I'm not sure I understand Battery powered cars
Replies: 17
Views: 9941

Thanks, Jonathan, that's most helpful.
Regards, David
by dargles
Mon Feb 04, 2008 12:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: Forum Text size
Replies: 24
Views: 14570

Re: Text Size

There are even keyboard shortcuts (usually CTRL +, CTRL 0, and CTRL -) to make changes quick and painless.Kate Well, fancy that - you live and learn! I reckon there's not much that passes me by (I'm an experienced Linux user), but I'd missed this one (yes, I know it's given in the menu, but I hadn'...
by dargles
Sun Feb 03, 2008 11:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: I'm not sure I understand Battery powered cars
Replies: 17
Views: 9941

David why not pop along to my Berlingo day/weekend and see an EV working in real life and see what its like 8) I see your not far away from me :wink: ChrisB Hi, Chris - thanks, that sounds good. That's the weekend of our annual dance (I'm a Scottish Country Dancer if you hadn't guessed from my avat...
by dargles
Wed Jan 30, 2008 1:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: I'm not sure I understand Battery powered cars
Replies: 17
Views: 9941

Re: Newbie Questions

Hmm... plenty to think about. And qdos - you are doing a *very* good job of arousing interest! ...There is a weight premium to pay, in particular for lead acid, and that impacts acceleration power requirements more than it does the power required to run at speed, but ultimately lighter is better... ...
by dargles
Tue Jan 29, 2008 7:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: I'm not sure I understand Battery powered cars
Replies: 17
Views: 9941

Newbie Questions

Hi - Yes, thanks, Chris, that's really most helpful. I sort of felt that there must be things that would stop one from getting the theoretical maximum and you've explained that well, thank you. The problem with having a range of 20-30miles is that it makes the vehicle only useful for shopping trips ...
by dargles
Tue Jan 29, 2008 10:57 am
Forum: General
Topic: I'm not sure I understand Battery powered cars
Replies: 17
Views: 9941

Newbie questions

I was just wondering if someone could tell me more about battery powered cars as I am very interested in them. I have a few questions that I would like to ask, and answers would be brilliant! Hi, Guys. Er... how come this post hasn't been answered? I looked at this one because I would consider myse...

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