Category Archives: NEDRA Discussion List Posts

Silver Streak Update – Rinehart Motion Systems to Power EV1 Motor!

  Hello to All, It’s been a rough road to get to where we are today with the Silver Streak project, the l-o-n-g range 71.5 kWh, EV1-powered Insight, but I’m happy to report that this past weekend on Saturday Sept. … Continue reading

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82 Miles In the Zombie @ 77% DOD

I know many think my estimates of my EVs’ performance capabilities are too optimistic at times (many doubted the Zombie could run high 10s, let alone nearly cracking the 9s), so I love to prove them wrong ;-) I am happy to report it is the same with my range predictions for the Zombie. Continue reading

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Blue Meanie Gets Meaner!

You all knew it would happen some day, and that day has come…Blue Meanie is headed to the drag track! The Meanie’s entire attitude is shifting from bad boy to bad ass. Along with a big bump in horse power there will also be a threefold jump in range per charge, too. Continue reading

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The Tale of the Skyline GTR

No, it’s not the same story you’ve all heard about when we raced a
menacing Skyline GTR in our Godzilla vs Godzilla drag race – this is a
new story!

It was during my work day as a forklift wrench, and I had a need to make
a stop at the local hardware store to pick up some non-stock hardware. I
pulled my clattering service truck into the lot and as I was parking,
saw a gun metal colored Skyline GTR parked in the end spot near the
store entrance… Continue reading

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Rich Brown: “..scares the crap out of any sane person”

Let’s talk about the Zombie, the little white Datsun that scares the crap out any sane person. On the first run we all made our way to the stands in anticipation of a now “routine” 11 second or so run. They had just gone to a lower numerical ratio differential gear set. I thought it would take them a while to get it dialed in…. Continue reading

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More Zombie Street Driving

I’m enjoying getting used to the Zombie’s increased range that the compact 22.7 kWh Dow Kokam pack provides. I’ve had the occasion to play around with tire pressure, and having had a special low friction process done to the ring … Continue reading

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Headway Cells & Zombie Misc. Info

Mike, sorry but 10Ah Headways are not 15C (it’s closer to 8-10C) and 8Ah Headways are not 30C capable. I’m building a 880 cell pack for my BMW Mate, I was in on some of the 8 ah testing and … Continue reading

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Zombie on the track in May – 400 lbs. Lighter & Kokam Power…10s in 2010!!

John W: When will we hear about White Zombie hitting the track with the new chassis mod’s and battery pack. Try this: (1) We’ve been ‘very’ busy here at the Wayland EV Juice Bar! Had an LA/Hollywood film crew here … Continue reading

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Dow Kokam Powered Zombie…10s in 2010! (pt. 3)

Hello to All, Continued from pt. 2… With the background of this tale now properly set up, and continuing with my tradition of sharing technical info as freely as possible so that others can take advantage of it and help … Continue reading

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Dow Kokam Powered Zombie…10s in 2010! (pt. 2)

Hello to All, Just in time for Thanksgiving, here’s the second installment: Continued from pt. 1…. After a two year drought seeking lithium, in the period immediately following the Wayland Invitational IV races things really started to happen. Figures, it … Continue reading

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Dow Kokam Powered Zombie…10s in 2010! (pt. 1)

Hello to All, It’s been a while since I’ve put together a full-blown Waylandesque post, so here’s one coming at you! As I never really got around to writing much about the Wayland Invitational IV races, I’m making this a … Continue reading

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