anybody lives in the north yorkshire district?

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phil shepherdson
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anybody lives in the north yorkshire district?

Postby phil shepherdson » Tue Mar 31, 2009 1:48 pm

I am very interested in turning my Midas kit car into an electric powered one. its mini based (A series) and would love to meet anyone up north who i can talk to?
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Adding onto this, i would love to see any local (York) area electric cars/vehicles to derive inspiration from; so if anyone is up here and could spare (be bovvered!) the time, it would be nice to actually see some of these EV's move!

if i acquired a 3 to 4 kilowatt scooter and transfered all the bits across to my car, do you think it would be a successful easier option than acquiring everything piecemeal?
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Postby MalcolmB » Tue Mar 31, 2009 2:30 pm

Hi Phil
Good to hear from another northerner. There's not many of us up here, but I'm in Newcastle. I'm also in the process of converting a Domino (fibreglass) mini – very slowly.

Charles Rhoden-Rhodes (aka Tesla's fag packet) lives in Leeds and is also converting a mini when he isn't fettling Berlingos.

Peter Perkins (aka retepsnikrep) lives Thirsk way and has loads of experience.

I'd like to hear more about your project

phil shepherdson
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Joined: Tue Mar 31, 2009 1:42 pm
Location: York North Yorkshire

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Postby phil shepherdson » Mon Apr 06, 2009 8:33 am

thanks for the reply. now that i know somebody else is up here that is more comforting. at present i am fact gathering so Tesla's fag packet in leeds seems worth a visit for info!

strange thing is that the kit mini Domino really appealed to me and i nearly built one. so it will be interesting to see what stage/ problems you are at?

Phil shep


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