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Electric Exige?? (Dale Vince - Wind Car)

Discussion in 'Electric Conversions' started by doug, May 19, 2008.

  1. vfx

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    I will sound like a broken record (remember those?) if I say,

    That is ssoooo cool. It's the coolest thing ever!

    If Tesla had not already done it 500 times.




    Seriously though, it felt like we were there for the initial mule runs in the Bay area. I wonder if anyone got video of their first tests.
     
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    Yay, a right hand drive Tesla :tongue:
     
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    But dude! This one has TWO motors!

    As usual, I'd like to see a race.
     
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    I'll take Submission if you don't want it. :cool:

    "Niki" is already taken.
     
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    #69 malcolm, Oct 2, 2009
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    Nemesis Update | Transport | Zerocarbonista

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    #71 TEG, Nov 19, 2009
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    "It's All About the Battery..." (Management System)

    Actually far too many home brew EVs out there lack a good BMS.
    Getting good batteries has gotten easier / cheaper, but the BMS is still "hit or miss". I think there are lots of people out there trying to come up with the best home brew turn-key BMS for conversions.
     
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    #73 doug, May 17, 2010
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    Nemesis Latest

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    Some of the comments are interesting now that Tesla offers a RHD version of the Roadster.


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    Dale's answer to the Tesla questioners:
     
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    #75 doug, Jul 7, 2010
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    Video: Wind car is almost finished! No, for real this time. - ABG



    http://zerocarbonista.com/2010/06/29/wind-car-update-12-of-6/

    This is interesting:
    Hope they post video of that.
     
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    125A three phase charging. Nice.
     
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    Nemesis heads to the track, hits 100 mph in 9.48 seconds

     
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    #79 TEG, Oct 30, 2010
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    Ok so it's a little noisy.

    Dale sounds a lot like Martin did in the early days. Of course in development they came up with different solutions and conclusions than Tesla and that's cool. I take back all my remarks about why not just by a Tesla. If he want's to "waste" his money on his own version of non polluting car that goes fast then all the better for the rest of us.

    Now what's up with that steering wheel travel?
     

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