Monthly Archives: July 2005

Silver Bullet Flies Again!

With a 156V pack back in 2002, this car recorded a world record best of 14.779 @ 87.58 for the street legal SC/D class…we intend on destroying that! With three Prestolite motors and three 1200 amp Raptor controllers to give 3600 amps into the motor circuit, plus 2500 amps of power available at the battery side of things, I’m pushing the 156V nominal rated controllers at 168V with the 14, 12V batteries. Continue reading

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Almost Submerged the Heavy Metal Garden Tractor!

With all the recent interest in electric garden tractors, my tale for today is timely. First, it was Steve’s swimming hair ball, now it’s diving tractors? OK, here’s the deal…..I’m helping my wife in our backyard doing un-Plasma Boy like … Continue reading

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Gas Tax Lady Picks on the Wrong Guy…more fun at ’05 Gasless on Greenwood!

Anti-gas-tax lady: “Well then, what are you going to do, the next time you gas it up, when it costs a lot more to do so?”

EV guy: “Uh, gee, I don’t know…you see, I haven’t had to put gas in it since 1980…uh, let’s see, uh, yeah, that’s right, it hasn’t used ‘any ‘ gas for 2.5 decades now.” Continue reading

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