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Perfect Camp Car
« on: June 25, 2015, 07:17:19 PM »
Bought a little jewel today.Well,actually a gem. A GEM E2 . A buddy bought this about 3 years ago. First set of batteries went "bad" and Polaris replaced them. Still charged him 50% of battery cost from polaris. Fricken around 800 bux,his part.  thumb down Next set are losing run time now. Instead of 30 miles , he's down to 7-8 per charge.  thumb down He drove the thing all over hell's 1/2 acre. So why did I buy it? Got it for a song.Beats the crap out of a golf cart. About the same weight,just a bit more. The thing is STREET LEGAL!!!!!! New set of batteries and I'm gonna be a happy camper. Can't wait to load thething in the trailer with 2 sand cars. ;D ;D ;D ;D






















Ummmmm,there could easily be a cough,cough,,,,,,,sport bike motor in it's future as well.
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Re: Perfect Camp Car
« Reply #1 on: June 25, 2015, 07:21:16 PM »
Cool.  Just today I was in Sun City and saw all the old dudes with Gems and Carts.  I said to myself "Gosh, I hope someday I can have an electric car to drive to the store when it is balls hot out." 








OK, not really. 


But it is still cool. 
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« Reply #2 on: June 25, 2015, 07:32:29 PM »
but,but,but,it's got a fan on the dash..................
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« Reply #3 on: June 25, 2015, 07:36:46 PM »
Like I say, it is cool.  I would rock it.  It is not quite rolling in the 5.0 but I bet I could pick up some hot babes wrinkle free grannies with it. 

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With my ragtop down so my hair can blow
The girlies on standby
Waving just to say hi
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No, I just drove by
Kept on pursuing to the next stop
I busted a left and I'm heading to the next block

Ice Ice Baby!
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« Reply #4 on: June 25, 2015, 07:54:45 PM »
Well,it beats cruising for babes in a tricked out golf cart.
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Re: Perfect Camp Car
« Reply #5 on: June 25, 2015, 08:43:05 PM »
Any better options for batteries than what came with it?
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« Reply #6 on: June 25, 2015, 09:13:12 PM »
Yes but $$$$$$$$ plus more dollars to tweak the onboard chargers algorhythms IF it has the right charger capable of that. . Honestly,the owner would consistently run the thing till it would barely move . That ,in itself,is a battery killer. I'll be lucky if I put 10 miles on it before it gets on the charger. Battery life should be fine for my needs.
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Re: Perfect Camp Car
« Reply #7 on: June 25, 2015, 09:40:17 PM »
anyway to replace the batteries then install a solar charger on the thing so it charges while resting?
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« Reply #8 on: June 25, 2015, 09:45:32 PM »
It would likely be cheaper to put some quad/autotrans unit into it than replace batts. The best aftermarket lead/acid batts will run approx 1200 bux. Be a lot easier to just replace them with new ones.  Time will tell what I ultimately do .
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Re: Perfect Camp Car
« Reply #9 on: June 26, 2015, 06:14:50 AM »
Damnit!  Now I got to get a bigger trailer!  The stealth of battery power is nice, so I'd look for battery/motor from a wrecked Tesla Roadster.  That should lift the front tires.
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Re: Perfect Camp Car
« Reply #10 on: June 26, 2015, 06:34:27 AM »
Screw batteries!!!!!! put a Busa in it  ;D
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Re: Perfect Camp Car
« Reply #11 on: June 26, 2015, 06:37:04 AM »
A cheaper solution? 

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« Reply #12 on: June 26, 2015, 07:09:47 AM »
Damnit!  Now I got to get a bigger trailer!  The stealth of battery power is nice, so I'd look for battery/motor from a wrecked Tesla Roadster.  That should lift the front tires.
Bwahahahaaaaa.Best idea yet. Might not be as practical as I'd like tho.  ;D
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« Reply #13 on: June 26, 2015, 07:14:13 AM »
Screw batteries!!!!!! put a Busa in it  ;D
Don't think that is not an option. I have a spare sitting here. I won't have the car till late next week to take a serious look at how hard/easy a bike / quad powertrain would be to mate to it. The damn thing has like a 12 something to 1 rear gear. Taking that into consideration, I'd have to change out the rear end as well. 
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Re: Perfect Camp Car
« Reply #14 on: June 26, 2015, 07:17:07 AM »
A cheaper solution? 


Do you have a 3 hamster model ?
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