Monthly Archives: March 2006

3-7-06 Re: EVLN(Blue Meanie shown on wind powered car blog)

Hello to All, Life is funny, isn’t it? I’ve always enjoyed Bruce’s EVLN posts, and I read most all of them. It’s a great service that I know most of us appreciate. I’ve always secretly wanted to have something I’ve … Continue reading

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3-1-06 The Names have been Changed to Protect the Innocent!

Hello to All, For all you young guys out there, this post’s title is a tag line from the original cops and bad guys TV series ‘Dragnet’ (readers should now hear the familiar Dragnet theme song in their heads). Yes, … Continue reading

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2-27-06 Portland Rod & Custom Show, the Wayland Report (pt. 1)

Hello to All, OK, I’m back to 100% energy level after recuperating from the four days of the car show. As I had previously written, White Zombie had been invited to be part of the EV display that also featured … Continue reading

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2-22-06 Re: White Zombie to Elude the Police this Saturday!

Matthew D. Graham wrote: > Oh come on, John!! Are you kidding us?? You lead a charmed life, my friend. > Just when I think, “it can’t get any better” you go ahead and pull off this > stunt! Great … Continue reading

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2-21-06 Wayland’s Hawker AeroBattery Info

Ryan Bohm wrote: > I didn’t see any answer to this question either. So right now, Aerobatteries are just a John Wayland special product So John, where can these things be bought and for how much? Sorry to be so … Continue reading

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2-21-06 White Zombie to Elude the Police this Saturday!

Hello to All, On the heels of our 4 day whirlwind Rod & Custom show, Tim and I are at it again this coming Saturday, when we drive White Zombie down to PIR and be as bad as we can … Continue reading

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2-19-06 EVs Knock Down two 1st & one 3rd Place Trophies at Rod & Custom Show!

Hello to All, It’s been a l-o-n-g weekend! This is just a quickie to let everyone know, that much to our complete surprise, all three of our racing EVs took home trophies from this weekend’s Portland Rod & Custom Show. … Continue reading

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2-17-06 EVs on Display at Portland Rod & Custom Show

Hello to All, Just a quick reminder to let everyone know Father Time and I have our drag racing electrics on display at the Portland Rod & Custom Show today, through Sunday at the Portland Expo Center on Marine Drive. … Continue reading

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2-16-06 Re: Hawker AeroBattery ‘correct’ Info

Hello to All, Joel Hacker wrote: >> Correct, but the motor loop current delivered by the Zilla Z2K ‘is’ at 2000 amps until that >ramps down eventually matching the selected battery current limit, which is usually set at >1000 amps. … Continue reading

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2-15-06 Hawker AeroBattery ‘correct’ Info

Hello to All, Notice I’ve changed the subject line from ‘Busted in Blue Meanie’ to the new topic this thread has evolved into. I completely agree with recent complaints about not changing subject titles when it’s appropriate to do so. … Continue reading

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2-13-06 Busted in Blue Meanie!

Hello to All, Its’ all Otmar’s fault….. Now that he’s an Oregonian and is within a 2 hour’s drive of Portland, we get to see each other more often than when he was one of those Californians. On his last … Continue reading

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2-4-06 Re: Ultimate end for the old ICE

Hello to All, Mike & Paula Willmon wrote: > What do most of you do with your old IC engines taken out for conversions? > The obvious one for me is to try to sell it to defray some of … Continue reading

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2-4-06 Hybrid Efficiency vs Barbeque Sauce

Hello to All, I can’t resist responding to John… Neon John wrote: > I also know because I’ve seen the efforts, that any of the auto makers > could match whatever economy is being achieved with hybrids if and > … Continue reading

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2-2-06 Electric ‘Power Breakfast’ this Sunday at the Village Inn, Portland

Hello to All, This Sunday, Feb. 5th, we are having another one of our fun electric breakfasts here in Portland at the Village Inn restaurant at 102nd & S.E. Stark St. at 9:00 AM. All friends and EVers are invited … Continue reading

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2-2-06 White Zombie & Father Time-machines Together at the Portland Rod & Custom Show

Hello to All, Wow, 2006 is really shaping up to be quite busy for us at Plasma Boy Racing! The year’s excitement starts out in just two weeks, when Father Time and I display our racing electrics at the prestigious … Continue reading

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1-29-06 Re: New feature…EVs spotlighted at dragtimes.com

Hello to All, Yeah, another one of my favorite EVers writes: John Westlund: > I want Rich Brown to list his mid 14-second “Daulin’ 7″ > Mazda RX7, Otmar to list his high 13-second “California > Poppy” Porsche 914, Wayland … Continue reading

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1-29-06 Re: New feature…EVs spotlighted at dragtimes.com

Hello to All, I always read Steve’s posts, because he usually has a strong grip on reality. I also find all of what he accomplishes, pretty amazing. He makes particular good sense again with this: STEVE CLUNN wrote: > I … Continue reading

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1-29-06 Re: New feature…EVs spotlighted at dragtimes.com

Hello to All, Ralph Merwin wrote: > John Wayland writes: >> The opening page at Dragtimes.com just changed. Now, in the upper left corner there’s new >wordage referring to two new featured pages, one for ‘Muscle Cars’ and one for … Continue reading

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1-28-06 New feature…EVs spotlighted at dragtimes.com

Hello to All, The opening page at Dragtimes.com just changed. Now, in the upper left corner there’s new wordage referring to two new featured pages, one for ‘Muscle Cars’ and one for ‘Electric Cars’! How cool is this? See Ya…..John … Continue reading

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1-26-06 Dragtimes.com, let’s keep up the votes!

Hello to All, In case some of you have slumped off on what was once a daily voting schedule, you might want to take a fresh look at the Dragtimes.com page. Though the electrics are still in the 1-2-3 spots, … Continue reading

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1-26-06 Re: World’s Quickest and Fastest Street Legal Electric Car?

Hello to All, Mike Ellis wrote: > Exactly why I thew in the question about NEDRA along with quoting your > site. Your comments were buried in your responding post to the ‘Whooie, elec does it again!’ thread, and though … Continue reading

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1-25-06 World’s Quickest and Fastest Street Legal Electric Car?

Hello to All, About the Wrightspeed X1 prototype, Mike Ellis wrote: > My understanding is that the fastest street legal EV we generally talk about > is White Zombie at 12.151 in the 1/4 mile. However, if that car (the … Continue reading

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1-24-06 Re: Whooie, electric does it again!

Hello to All, Rush wrote: > This was sent to me by someone. A Porche Carrera GT getting zapped by an elec car…. > > http://www.ptreyeslight.com/stories/jan19_06/electriccar.html > > and here is the manufacturer http://www.energynext.org/ I love EVs….I love quick and … Continue reading

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