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by Chris King
Thu Oct 02, 2008 1:26 pm
Forum: Hybrid's Corner
Topic: Advice on Hybrid Kit Car
Replies: 18
Views: 32636

qudos Also many thanks. Clearly your modern and streamlined car will be more efficient. For that reason I am interested in your suggestion of a 15kw motor. Malcolm recomends taking it up to 12kw. The generator is diesel and will run at 5kw output all the time, even when stopped. Hence my thoughts th...
by Chris King
Thu Oct 02, 2008 1:14 pm
Forum: Hybrid's Corner
Topic: Advice on Hybrid Kit Car
Replies: 18
Views: 32636

Malcolm(B) Many thanks. I think your 'humble opinion' is spot on. The Pembleton Brooklands is about fun motoring and goes in a different direction to the V8s, wide wheels burning rubber, BHP/MPH in treble figures and lots of noise. OK - Batteries first. If I went for lead acid or similar, producing ...
by Chris King
Wed Oct 01, 2008 7:49 pm
Forum: Hybrid's Corner
Topic: Advice on Hybrid Kit Car
Replies: 18
Views: 32636

ChrisB My choice of kit car is the Brooklands Pembleton see:- http://www.pembleton.co.uk Follow this link through to the Pembleton Motor Company. which shows the light frame and low weight. This is based on the 2CV and is under 400kgs. By taking out the two cylinder 602cc petrol engine and the assoc...
by Chris King
Wed Oct 01, 2008 11:20 am
Forum: Hybrid's Corner
Topic: Advice on Hybrid Kit Car
Replies: 18
Views: 32636

Advice on Hybrid Kit Car

Hi there I am about to start building a Hybrid kit car. I am seeking the best combination between a battery pack for plug in top up, and a 5kw diesel generator for longer runs and battery top-up when/if needed. The thinking behind this is:- 1. The battery pack only would be used for short every day ...
by Chris King
Sat Sep 27, 2008 3:11 pm
Forum: All things battery related
Topic: Any Electric 2CV out there?
Replies: 4
Views: 4265

Thanks for that last comment - I have sent you a PM as I have loads of questions.

Regards - Chris
by Chris King
Sat Sep 27, 2008 9:13 am
Forum: All things battery related
Topic: Any Electric 2CV out there?
Replies: 4
Views: 4265

Wilfried
- Thanks for that - I appreciate your help - this will give me a good start.
Best wishes - Chris
by Chris King
Fri Sep 26, 2008 6:03 pm
Forum: All things battery related
Topic: Any Electric 2CV out there?
Replies: 4
Views: 4265

Any Electric 2CV out there?

Hi there I believe someone in the West London/Surrey area has adapted a Citroen 2CV to run on an electric motor. I would very much like to see/speak with them, as I wish to build a kit car based on the 2CV. I am interest to find out about what size motor was used and the battery configuration. So I ...

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