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by tenthousandclowns
Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:37 am
Forum: Wheels - Tires
Topic: Skinnier rear tires on front rims
Replies: 9
Views: 634

Skinnier rear tires on front rims

Could you put skinny tires on the back if you got a set of the skinny front rims? You would have to keep the diameter ratio difference the same between front and back, so not sure this tire size exists. You would give up some traction but would you gain enough efficiency to justify swapping?
by tenthousandclowns
Mon May 07, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: Private For Sale, Want To Buy
Topic: FS: 2012 I-MIEV SE $5000
Replies: 15
Views: 1315

Re: FS: 2012 I-MIEV SE $5000

ahhh just read it thank you...
by tenthousandclowns
Mon May 07, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: Private For Sale, Want To Buy
Topic: FS: 2012 I-MIEV SE $5000
Replies: 15
Views: 1315

Re: FS: 2012 I-MIEV SE $5000

did you end up with the same size tires and wheels on the front and back?
by tenthousandclowns
Tue Feb 27, 2018 6:31 am
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: Future battery replacement
Replies: 88
Views: 28201

Re: Future battery replacement

on the ad for them on ebay it says they come in blocks of 5 or 6 cells welded together.. I snooped around a bit but didn't see any pics of breaking the cells out from a block..
by tenthousandclowns
Sat Feb 24, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: carburetor haha
Replies: 2
Views: 452

carburetor haha

you can buy a carburetor for a miev on ebay... HAHA

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Carburetor-Ede ... Swo4pYljRl

buyer beware
by tenthousandclowns
Sat Feb 24, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: adding charging capacity
Replies: 6
Views: 994

Re: adding charging capacity

i have been on an electric car road-trip before... not super long but like 300 miles each way. the difference between 3kw and 6 or seven kw is pretty significant there. for usual use, yah 3.3kw is fine for me, but I like to do silly things sometimes. yah I saw that portable chademo.. costs about as ...
by tenthousandclowns
Sat Feb 24, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: Private For Sale, Want To Buy
Topic: 2012 salvage ES, Virginia
Replies: 6
Views: 898

Re: 2012 salvage ES, Virginia

is anyone here bidding on the miev on copart in OK city?
https://www.copart.com/lot/50994977

im interested in taking it apart and using the battery maybe... maybe would let the motor/controller go to someone who could use it
by tenthousandclowns
Fri Feb 23, 2018 10:59 am
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: adding charging capacity
Replies: 6
Views: 994

Re: adding charging capacity

on further reflection... charging added to work during 'ready' mode will not work alongside with the factory charger... so this would make no sense unless two or three or four were added.
by tenthousandclowns
Thu Feb 22, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: adding charging capacity
Replies: 6
Views: 994

Re: adding charging capacity

thanks for the link... it looks doable but only when in 'ready' mode.... the chevy volt chargers are about $300 on ebay and evtv sells a CAN controller and wiring harness for $795.. so the price is a bit steep... but if we could figure out a homeade CAN controller for $50...... I have a 1980 electra...
by tenthousandclowns
Wed Feb 21, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: adding charging capacity
Replies: 6
Views: 994

adding charging capacity

Has anyone looked into adding a salvage or aftermarket 6.6kw charger?

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