Fordmods Logo

Fordmods Advertising

EV/Hybrid on a Falcon, is it possible? 


Page 1 of 1 [ 3 posts ] 

 Post subject: EV/Hybrid on a Falcon, is it possible?
Posted: Tue Oct 07, 2008 12:03 am 
Fordmods Newbie

Age: 33

Posts: 4

Joined: 13th Aug 2008

Location: Canberra
ACT, Australia

Looking at this website, I see a lot about HHO and LPG but not about traditional EVs or hybrids. Is it that Falcons are too large to run on electricity? Is it too expensive to perform? I know that on, they mainly use 2G Swifts and EG Civics for conversions, but I need the space. Toyota in Japan have both the Kluger and Tarago (Estima) in hybrid so I don't see much of a problem but I doubt they will bring them here, and if they do, they will be freaking expensive.
Thanks for your assistance
Posted: Tue Oct 07, 2008 3:40 am 
Fordmods Junkie
User avatar

Age: 37

Posts: 1000460

Joined: 6th Nov 2004

Gallery: 2 images

Ride: AUXR6 HP With Ducati SupA Bike!

Location: Perth
WA, Australia

well there is a lexus 4x4 hybrid factory

to convert a falcon... well there would a s**t of work for it to be done

and would cost enough to run the car on petrol for 30+years




Posted: Tue Oct 07, 2008 11:18 am 
Getting Side Ways
User avatar

Age: 31

Posts: 2833

Joined: 7th Nov 2004

Gallery: 4 images

Ride: Lincoln LS, MKII Escort, ED

Location: geelong
VIC, Australia

An EV falcon wouldnt be hard at all since there would be plenty of room for the motor and batteries, although to get decent performance youd need a pretty big (expensive) motor and a pretty big (expensive) battery pack, you be looking at around $8,000 if you wanted it to perform in a similar manner to the stock car, and you will loose some load carrying capacity as the batteries add quite a bit of weight.

petrol/elec hybrid would be much harder as its a much more complex setup than pure electric



Because i can.

Display posts from previous:
Sort by  
 Page 1 of 1  [ 3 posts ] 

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 4 guests

You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum



It is currently Sat Oct 22, 2016 1:05 pm All times are UTC + 11 hours



(c)2014 Total Web Solutions Australia - Australian Web Hosting and Domain Names