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Mad Max style electric car
Toby Roberts' hand-built electric car reminds me of something out of Mad Max! Filmed at Whiterock near Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia, on Friday, February 20, 2009.





Forklift motor in car and first test
Explains the hook up of the three 12V 210AH golf cart batteries in series for 36V, shows the PWM speed controller connections, and also the first test of car with clutch, flywheel and motor now installed and running - going just a few feet forward and backward.





Dual Motor Electric Vehicle Drivetrain With Powerglide 2 Speed Transmission Walkthrough by EV West
Here's a brief 10 minute video that gives a nice overview of the EV West 2 speed Powerglide transmission that runs without a torque converter direct drive to 2 coupled Warp 11 motors. Depending on the voltage and current, these twin motors can put out well over 1000 lb/ft of torque, and 600+ horsepower. We used this motor and transmission combination to power our BMW M3 to the summit of Pikes Peak in 2012 setting an all time record for street legal electric cars. The strength and reliability of this system is key. For more information regarding this bolt in drive train, please visit http://evwest.com for the latest updates.





Building the Electric GT-40 Electric Car
What one man in one two car garage was able to do to create a car that didn't use any foreign oil. If he can do it, then the car industry can too and we can free our children from the bonds of oil.




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