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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by explunz, April 19, 2010.

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  1. explunz

    explunz New Member

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    I'm not mechanical, although I do like to figure out how things work. However mechanics make more money than I do, so it seems to make sense to do whatever work I can myself.
    I would like to own an all electric vehicle as soon as possible for lower cost and simplicty.
     
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  3. BrooklynBay

    BrooklynBay Moderator & long time member. Staff Member Moderator Elite Explorer

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    Welcome to this forum! Some people have converted their vehicles to be 100% electric.
     
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    Simplicity? The entire car would be controlled by a computer, that is not simplicity.
     
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    1Aauto EF Vendor

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    Welcome to the site.
     
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    dogfriend Human-Animal Hybrid

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    Computer Control?

    A greater part of overall function of each year's new vehicles is computer monotored or controlled anyway, so, why would an entire electric-powered car computer controlled be considered too complex?

    I thought everyone's fear of "computer control" had slowly dissipated over the past 20 years, as we got stuck with more and more of it!

    Been wrong before, though, especially when I escaped from the bottle....imp
     
  8. 2000StreetRod

    2000StreetRod Staff Member Moderator Elite Explorer

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    Waiting for a good plugin

    A high power electric motor/generator speed controller is not very simple but is probably easy to replace. I decided years ago to skip the hybrids and wait for a plugin all electric. Now I just have to live long enough for the price to drop so I can afford one.
     
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