6 Volt Golf Cart Battery: The Top Six

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Which 6 volt golf cart battery is the best choice for electric car drivers? Here are the favorites

Golf Cart Battery Overflow

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I have a EZ-go golf cart that is powered by 6 six volt batteries. When it not being used it's left on the charger. Sometimes I find that the batteries

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Lithium Batteries for an Electric Golf Cart

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My golf cart has a 48volt system requiring 6 eight volt batteries. existing US batteries are on last legs and shopping for new ones. Trojan and US Batteries

Changing Golf Cart Battery Voltages

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Will my golf cart operate normally with 4 8-volt golf cart batteries, vs the 6 6-volts? In other words, will 32 volts, instead of 36 run the motor ok

RV Batteries in a Golf Cart?

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Can 6 volt deep cycle RV batteries be used with in a golf cart? Will they be as effective as regular golf cart batteries? Hi, Jim - Usually, RV deep

Who Makes Pacer Batteries?

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Who is the manufacturer of the Pacer 6 volt electric golf cart battery? Hi, Joe - (Sorry if your name is Jerry and you're from New Brunswick, but

Should I Discharge the Battery Completely?

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How come my car's 12 volt battery is kept fully charged, yet I am told not to charge golf cart battery every night? I am told that I should only charge

Electric Quad Project.

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36/48 volt. I am leaning towards a golf cart or forklift motor. This is a 24 volt system, and made for flat, hard surfaces. All the Golf cart motors I have been finding on the net are either 10 or 19 spline. I have the resources to create an adapter to convert the 13 spine either up or down to match a golf cart motor. Golf cart motor ? Hello everyone.

Electric Cars Are Real Cars: 2011 Chevy Volt Climbs Pike's Peak

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We've written before about some of the misconceptions around high-mileage and electric cars, among them that they're essentially glorified golf carts. Now the test engineers for the 2011 Chevrolet Volt have taken their extended-range electric vehicle up the twisty 19-mile road to the top of Pike's Peak, a grueling test used by

IIHS awards Chevrolet Volt & Nissan Leaf top ratings in 1st US crash tests of mainstream electric cars

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The Chevrolet Volt and Nissan Leaf earned the highest safety ratings from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety in the first US crash test evaluations of plug-in electric cars. The Volt and Leaf earn the top rating of good for front, side, rear, and rollover crash protection. The Volt and Leaf are the first mainstream electric cars the Institute has tested. Results for the GEM e2 and Wheego Whip were starkly different from results for the Volt and Leaf.

The Great Desulfation Experiment

Porsche 914 EV Conversion

Above is a picture of a heavily sulfated 8-volt golf-cart battery I acquired yesterday. volts which should go up over time if the battery desulfates. Can one revive a mostly dead battery? Several internet sources say yes.

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Test Drive to Work

Porsche 914 EV Conversion

I'm not sure how much current these golf cart batteries are designed for. The battery voltage sunk from 152 volts at rest down to 132 volts after awhile during heavy acceleration. Since traffic is really light on Sunday morning, I drove to work (15 miles away) and back to see how the 914 would handle. Shifting was a real pain on city streets since the electric motor changes RPM very quickly during acceleration or regeneration.

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More Delays

Porsche 914 EV Conversion

Besides, the PowerCheq units only handle 12 volt batteries and the ElectroAuto kit is designed for 8-volt golf-cart batteries, so a homebrew system will be required. Over the past few weeks I've been trying to contact the folks at Electro Automotive to get the status of the EV 914 kit. They finally responded last night and apparently they're completely buried under the demand for EV conversion kits.

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GM Says Chevrolet Volt Won't 'Pay the Rent' | Autopia from Wired.com

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Newly installed CEO Fritz Henderson argues that pioneering projects like the Volt typically lose money until the technology catches on. "The Volt is a case study. " In other words, General Motors is going to lose its shirt until the Volt establishes itself in the marketplace.

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New York City adding 70 electric vehicles to fleet; launches EV educational push

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Chevy Volt and Navistar E-star are visible in the background. New York City is adding 70 electric vehicles to its fleet: 50 new Chevrolet Volts, 10 fully electric Ford Transit Connect cargo vans, and 10 new fully electric Navistar E-star utility trucks.

EV Briefs, and Black Rock City & EVs

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Out in the desert as part of Burning Man , our encampment, Snow Koan Solar, is setting up a solar photovoltaic EV Charging Station (at 7:30 and Desert) for electric scooters, golf carts, sofas and barstools. Contracts for lithium batteries for the plug-in hybrid Saturn Vue and the Chevrolet Volt have received much press. Of course, the Volt remains a desire at this point, not yet a reality. A few items before I head out to Black Rock City for two weeks.

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Senators take green cars for a spin

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Capitol Hill made for a strange sight earlier this week as it was surrounded by everything from two-seat sports cars to vehicles that resembled golf carts and bucket trucks. General Motors was among them with the line of Volt cars seen as the future for the company. The bizarre collection of vehicles had one thing in common, however - namely alternative energy. All of the cars ran on electricity or biofuels in addition to petroleum.

China puts its electric vehicles on center stage - China automotive news

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Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid, which is expected to sell for $40,000 when it goes on sales in the U.S. GM plans to launch the Volt in China in 2011. and Korean golf cart maker CT&T Co. Gasgoo.com | ?? |

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Electric Car Manufacturers Inspire New Paradigms -- Seeking Alpha

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The Chevy Volt is going to count on an overnight charge from a standard wall outlet. There are choices for 110 volt versus 220 volt, slow versus quick charges, and solar options. Duh, heres our $40K volt, buy it please?

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Electric Car Makers: Oregon Wants You - Green Inc. Blog - NYTimes.com

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Electric-Car Fans Rally Around the Volt Report Says Cap-and-Trade Is a Must for Canada’s Economic Survival From Carbon Footprints to Water Footprints Are Old Tires Fuel or Solid Waste?