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EV Parts - cheap leaves?

Discussion in 'Electric Conversions' started by SabrToothSqrl, Jan 4, 2017.

  1. SabrToothSqrl

    SabrToothSqrl Active Member

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    2011 Nissan Leaf SL, $5490 | Cars.com

    Seems to me it may be cheaper to buy this and get a motor, controller, and batteries (and some ugly car bits too)

    if one wanted to build like a riding mower EV or ATV Ev?
     
  2. Twiglett

    Twiglett Single pedal driver

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    Wouldn't that be cheap LEAFs ?
    :D
     
  3. McRat

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    2011 LEAF? You better have a small yard ... :D
     
  4. SabrToothSqrl

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    About 1 acre. I hate the noise of my riding mower... how many kWh is this thing? Could it be a cheaper power wall? lol Any use is better than it's current shape ;)

    What if you just raise it up a few inches, and bolt (get it?) a mowing deck to the bottom? or a tow bar version?!

    there ya go! Leaf Lawn Mower! I'd be the only one with a mower and A/C.
     
  5. McRat

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    The question is not how big the battery is, but how much is left. The early LEAFs has huge capacity losses.
     
  6. Bangor Bob

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    It would probably be cheaper than the available lithium riding tractors too. The available ones are eye-wateringly expensive.

    Personally, I'm just going to mount a battery string trimmer to a Roomba, drop it outside and see what carnage ensues...
     
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  7. pilotSteve

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    hey, somebody has to say it...... "LEAF blower".
     
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