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by EVguru
Sun May 27, 2007 4:09 pm
Forum: Hybrid's Corner
Topic: Hybrids, the debate starts here.
Replies: 42
Views: 125407

I know some people hate creeps - and I used to - but now we have it in the Prius I love it to bits! In fact, I'd love it in my CityEl!


Not that difficult to do!
by EVguru
Sat May 26, 2007 8:28 am
Forum: Cars,Vans and other road vehicles
Topic: Alloy wheels , fit or not to fit
Replies: 10
Views: 14945

Ordinary alloy wheels are seldom lighter than steel.

Many aftermarket wheels are very heavy (very thick castings) and many OEM alloys are heavier just because they're wider.

Assuming you've found some that are lighter, then yes fit them.
by EVguru
Sat May 26, 2007 8:05 am
Forum: Conversions
Topic: Starting from scratch
Replies: 8
Views: 3795

Enfields can turn out to be major restoration projects. They have a tubular steel frame (mostly heavy wall 1" square), sheet steel floorpans and aluminium bodywork. I've seen some very rotten examples. The deeply curved windscreen should be checked carefully. A replacement may be very difficult...
by EVguru
Fri May 25, 2007 10:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: BVS gets a make over
Replies: 6
Views: 9052

You strap a slice of buttered bread to the back of a cat!
by EVguru
Fri May 25, 2007 9:05 pm
Forum: Conversions
Topic: Starting from scratch
Replies: 8
Views: 3795

An EV is a very 'mission intensive' vehicle. You need to define the task it's going to perform before you start. Tell us what you want to achieve. Minimum cost with new components is around £3000. You can do it for very little, but you have to be lucky and clever. Many EVs build from scrounged co...

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