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Tony Coiro
12 September 2010, 1448
So, myself and a group of friends are forming an electric vehicle club at Purdue. We were on a cruise and one thing lead to another and we ended up in a parking lot for an ad hoc drag race session.

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1987 Porsche 924
Forklift motor (rated for 36/48V)
144V, 140Ah (more like 30Ah) Lead Acid
Logisystems 750A Controller

1978 GS550E
Etek RT Motor
48V 55Ah (Probably near 30Ah now)
Alltrax 4844 400A Controller

12 September 2010, 1510

Oh.... shaky video guy..... :):)

One more and you can form a gang and shake people down for....um....electricity?

Looks like fun!!!!!

12 September 2010, 1724

Tony Coiro
13 September 2010, 2117
Remote, this is something you could be doing at Purdue......just sayin.