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Liquid VS 'Lectrons

Discussion in 'Electric Vehicles' started by vfx, Apr 11, 2008.

  1. vfx

    vfx Well-Known Member

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    #1 vfx, Apr 11, 2008
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    doug Administrator / Head Moderator

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    I saw this picture in the SF Chronicle yesterday...

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    and then thought about this:

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    Brilliant comparison!
     
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    That gives new meaning to the term "Motorhead":
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    (Tilt your head clockwise while viewing)
     
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    #5 vfx, Nov 24, 2008
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    If you go back to the old Tesla blogs you find early discussions outlining the great amounts of "ICE technology" that aren't needed for electric vehicles. Spark plugs, cam shafts, fuel pumps, catalytic converters, etc.

    Unfortunately we still seem to need a water pump... :frown:

    But we don't need a transmission after all. :smile:
     
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    #7 vfx, Nov 24, 2008
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    The manual still reminds us that there is a fluid change.

    Combined with windshiled fluid, brake fluid and runflat goo in the tires, will the Tesla owner ever dry off?
     
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    Well, the convertible top is a pain to put back on...
     
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    "I saw this picture in the SF Chronicle yesterday..."

    Simplicity.:biggrin:
     
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    The manual says the windows need to be adjusted at a Tesla store to change from soft top to hard top.
    ouch.
     
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    Welcome to the club!


    (again):rolleyes:
     

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