Monthly Archives: March 2011

Speedster Redux and the Dynomometer Puzzle

In this week’s episode, we take the Speedster Redux, with it’s 57 CALB 180AH cells, brand new Netgain Warp9 improved motor, and Soliton1 controller to task. We do this by putting it on a dynomometer and actually measuring both power … Continue reading

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>Chris Paine to Keynote EVCCON – Electric Vehicle Conversion Convention

>Writer/Director Chris Paine’s documentary feature film Who Killed the Electric Car? premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2006 before its release by Sony Pictures to critical acclaim in 100 U.S. markets. The film was the third highest-grossing theatrical documentary … Continue reading

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>Duane Ball’s Porsche Carrera GTS 904 Project

>This week, we take a look at one of our viewer’s builds. This is a very interesting one to us. If you recall, we bought an electric Spyder, done very similarly to our Part Duh Speedster. The similarity was not … Continue reading

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>The Latest in a TOO LONG STRING

>I cannot express my discouragement at this moment and my rage at my own failures here. I cannot find the words or the logic to persuade nor to convince and Im at the point of giving up. http://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/20110319/NEWS/110319406/1350?p=1&tc=pg&tc=ar 1. Total … Continue reading

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>Bench Recovery and EVCONN 2011

>Running a little late this week. I’m just now putting up the blog with the March 11 show – while the March 18 show is rendering. First, the test bench failure was not what it seemed. We thought we had … Continue reading

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>EVCCON UPDATE

>Christopher Fischer has been a busy fella. He offered a little help with the web site here at EVTV and I’m guessing wonders what he got himself into. The index is coming along famously. If you go to our archive … Continue reading

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>Announcing the Electric Vehicle Conversion Convention EVCCON

>We mentioned the possibility of a fall event for viewers/electric vehicle builders here in Cape Girardeau during our last show. Things have picked up on this front a bit. We got several e-mails from people wanting to cast it in … Continue reading

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