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  • barksdale@earthlink.net
    Davide, Great creativity. Very cool. Richard ... of ... it. ... each. ... seat. ... (when ... myself, ... be
    Message 1 of 39 , Apr 1, 2001
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      Davide,

      Great creativity. Very cool.

      Richard


      --- In sparrow_ev@y..., "Davide Andrea" <1davide@a...> wrote:
      > Well, as some have noticed, I haven't been as active as I used to in
      > this e-group. That's because I have been quite busy. Sick and tired
      of
      > all the people asking: "But do they make a 2 seat version?" and "How
      > are you going to pick-up chicks?", I decided to do something about
      it.
      > It took two months, and a lot of parts from Corbin (thank you Jeff,
      > you're the greatest), but here it is. Fellow Sparrownauts, I present
      > you the first Stretch Sparrow: Zark3.
      >
      > http://groups.yahoo.com/group/sparrow_ev/files/Stretch.JPG
      >
      > It still has 3 wheels, and one motor driving the back wheel. But, it
      > has twice as many batteries, in 2 parallel packs of 13 batteries
      each.
      > Seven batteries are under the middle seat, and 6 under the rear
      seat.
      > I also have beefed-up suspension. It has only one charger, but 2 E-
      > meters.
      > Even with twice the batteries, it gets just about the same range
      (when
      > fully loaded). I guess that the extra weight is a problem. By
      myself,
      > I get about 63 miles with 40 Ah per pack.
      >
      > Next week I Zark3 is booked for a wedding. I'll send you a picture,
      > with me as the chauffeur, and the couple behind. (Should the groom
      be
      > in the middle or in the back?)
      >
      > Davide, and Zark3.
    • emillio
      SOMEDAY ??????? I am in negotiation with the Inventors of the Tango. That someday will be very very soon !!! emillio
      Message 39 of 39 , Apr 5, 2001
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        SOMEDAY ???????

        I am in negotiation with the Inventors of the Tango.

        That "someday" will be very very soon !!!

        emillio
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