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    Quote Originally Posted by NavyDiver View Post
    I think a drop in or drop on might be a lot easier for EV FCEV..... At Ritta servicing my Disco a week or so a go an as usual loved seeing the body of a RR or Disco way up high in the sky while engine, transmission and ... were all a refit delight
    Not that I would try it yet Instructions




    Des the power lead for "First Practical Zero Emission Aviation Powertrain | USA & UK | ZeroAvia" is interesting I do not have shares in that one!!!

    They offer a REFIT!



    A matter of interest just how long does it take them to remove said body & hook it back on again?

    Changing a tyre on the ground would still be quicker.


    "We work with certified fixed-wing airframe models to retrofit and linefit, simplifying regulatory issues and reducing time to market"

    "ZeroAviaís powertrain repowers existing airframe models"

    I do not fly thank fully as planes are expensive bits of kit

    WHAAAAAT! You mean the days/mornings I won't have to be awakened by the Screaming Jet Engines of the 0600 crowd leaving Ad Int which normally routes over our house to Mel & Syd. Such bliss.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 4bee View Post
    WHAAAAAT! You mean the days/mornings I won't have to be awakened by the Screaming Jet Engines @ of the 0600 crowd leaving Ad Int which normally routes over our house to Mel & Syd. Such bliss.
    You know youíve never waved once to me as Iím taking off from Adelaide - your place is the one with the roof right? 🤪
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    Quote Originally Posted by Homestar View Post
    You know youíve never waved once to me as Iím taking off from Adelaide - your place is the one with the roof right? 🤪
    How very observant of you.

    Yep house with a red roof with solar panels, you can't miss us.

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    Yep, thought it was that one. EV general discussion
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    That's a hybrid. There are lots of them around right now.
    Quote Originally Posted by 101RRS View Post
    I have no issues with the price of pure EVs, their range or their ability as a city comuter vehicle - the issue for me is their recharging times on long trips. For sure stop for lunch and get 20 mins worth of charge in to go an extra 50kms but to have to stop to recharge for a couple of hours, just does not work for me.

    When I go to an EV it will also have to have to also be fitted with an engine to drive the vehicle when the battery runs out. Might be different when hydrogen cell infrastructure becomes mainstream.

    Edit just saw an add on TV last night for the new Toyota Hydrogen Cell vehicle - so along with Hyundai I guess these two models are now available - the issue at the moment is refuelling as I think there are only a couple of hydrogen refuelling points available in Australia at the moment. Hopefully will rapidly change in the future.
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    You buy the charger kit and connection upgrade with the vehicle for a couple of grand. We've got one already for welding.
    Quote Originally Posted by scarry View Post
    Dont get me wrong,Ev's are a great idea,for those that want one and suits their needs.For something like a small second car,they are probably perfect.

    But lets be realistic.

    A $50K EV is never going to be the same size as a HiLux,Ranger,or similar.Nor is it going to do the same sort of work,or be as convenient,for a Tradie or people that do a lot of camping,touring,or towing.Or used as a largish family run around.
    So we are not comparing apples with apples.
    A $50K Ev may be a small sedan,probably no where near as large as a Camry,Mazda 6,or Kluga.
    It maybe the same sort of size as a Corola,Mazda 2 or a Kona,(which is an Ev).These little ICE cars use around 5 to 7l/100.Small Hydrids use less.
    i dont know what they cost new but i cant imagine them costing much more than $35K,depending on model,etc.

    On a home charger,it definitely is not going to charge in an hour or less.The fast charger will draw way to much current for a house mains.
    To fast charge it will need to be charged on a charger somewhere that can handle the high power load.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DiscoMick View Post
    That's a hybrid. There are lots of them around right now.
    My understanding that a hybrid is a ICE vehicle that had electric assist to get it going but has virtually no range on its battery - eg a Prius and Camry and cannot be recharged. What you are talking about is a Plug in Hybrid (PHEV) - a different type of vehicle again.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 101RRS View Post
    What you are talking about is a Plug in Hybrid (PHEV) - a different type of vehicle again.
    Which also has an ICE engine,with a small range from a battery that can be charged by plugging it in to recharge.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DiscoMick View Post
    You buy the charger kit and connection upgrade with the vehicle for a couple of grand. We've got one already for welding.
    For trickle charge,correct,but for fast charge,it wont do the job,in a domestic situation.

    Unless you want upgrades to the mains,etc,etc.
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    One of the boys sent me this, this morning.

    I suppose a whole new industry is going to pop up.
    Give us a call when you are out of power


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