As a Type 65 Kit Owner (with little progress, unfortuantely) and long-time (15 years+) hydrogen fuel cell EV researcher at Los Alamos National Laboratory (retired 01/08 to join a clean energy consulting company and start the NM office), I am gratified by your accomplishments. Ain't max torque at zero rpm wonderful??
First I cheated (the photo). I set the record with Hoosers road track slicks (7.91 second 1/8 mile). I have recently replace the battery pack and will be going to full wrinkle wall drag slicks (Nov 7) for ArmDrop live at Baraona Drags, because I was doing nothing but spinning off the line with the Hoosers, which is why the recent record say 8.1. Best time in 1/8 (only tracks we have here) with Hoosers - 7.801 with old battery pack. Measured 0-60 time 3.4 seconds at an estimated 50% power. I still have not taken the car to 100%, but I'm hoping to next week with the better tires.
Range of car is like 60 miles. Hopefully I'll put some updates in next weekend
Oh and we (the cars and myself) will be in Revenge of the Electric Car (sequel to Who Killed the Electric Car).
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