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  • John Jones
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    Cool Iโ€™ll try that after this second round of midtermsโ€ฆ Did I mention how much I love driving my bug? I get complements on the paint everywhere it goes. IMG_E0325[1]

     

    Nice Pic Glenn….ย  Buffing goes along ways…

    The harder I work, the better I feel, sorta ๐Ÿ˜Ž

    Willy
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    So do the headlights even work on this thing now? Or are you still trying to get by without them?

    Glennmoss
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    Headlights working great. Front turn signals not so much but I have some ideas on upgrading them that I’m going to cut next week

    Glennmoss
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    Our project is going full steam ahead and we are super stoked on the progress we’ve made thus far but we still have a long way to go.Bug explosion

    Glennmoss
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    I tried to make it look simple but there’s really a lot more that goes into it than that!

    If you guys have a moment please respond to my survey:

    https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/XYB8BND

    cookiemonster131
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    Did your survey

    Pat K
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    Looking good Glenn. Survey sent.

    We will build it if it comes.

    Franz
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    Where are you going to put the children? ๐Ÿ™‚

    alykat
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    Where are you going to put the children? ๐Ÿ™‚

    Roof rack.

     

    John Jones
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    cool art work! ๐Ÿ˜Žย  Looks a lot like a lego’s instruction picture… ๐Ÿ˜Ž

    The harder I work, the better I feel, sorta ๐Ÿ˜Ž

    Glennmoss
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    Thanks for your responses! That battery box is supposed to be sitting behind the rear seats but I like the roof rack idea ๐Ÿ˜‰

    Glennmoss
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    Maybe we could do a solar panel on the roof rack to charge up the 12V

    Willy
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    Glennโ€™s pitching his project at school right now. Sounds like heโ€™s getting good feedback from professors and stuff

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    Franz
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    Glen you gotta re-think the battery mounting. Make a custom pan half battery cage and use a new pedals arrangement. Like a Tesla.

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    John Jones
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    Light weight, short driving range, 50mph max, DIY conversion for around $5K….. ๐Ÿ˜Žย  That would sell… ๐Ÿ˜Žย  ย smaller, less, fewer batteries. quicker charge etc..

    I only need to be able to go about 50-70 miles max round trip where I live… I’m only going to drive it locally.ย  ย  I’m using it to save money gas and help the enviro..( yeah right..)

    The harder I work, the better I feel, sorta ๐Ÿ˜Ž

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