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Wikipedia has this nice table: PS hp kW 1 PS = 1 0.98632 0.735499 1 hp = 1.01387 1 0.74570 1 kW = 1.35962 1.34102 1 Finally, this are all different measures of power. PS an hp are both a measure of the power of a horse, though it's obviously not clear how to ...


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It's like asking why do certain countries drive on the left side of the road and other on the right side? kW is part of the SI system of units. Horsepower is a legacy from the imperial units system. kW stands for kilo-watt - a measure of power, or energy per unit time, named after the Scottish inventor, James Watt. hp is horsepower. Ironically, it was ...


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I cannot speak to local New Zealand laws, but here in the USA a common vehicle for EV conversion is the Chevrolet S10/Colorado and other small pickups. The combination of light weight, plenty of space for batteries, and a relatively simple design make these cars ideal. Moreover, since they have been around forever they are easy to find and cheap. Plus ...


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I have the following information from a good source (done many swaps himself): He believes the '68 Mustang came stock with the 302, so the front suspension should be just fine. When he did swaps before on the earlier Mustangs, they would drop the v8 in and never think twice about changing the front end stuff. You can get heavier duty suspension/steering ...


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From what I understand, the accepted answer is not completely true. You do not need a dual cam setup to run vtec. I believe your civic has a stock d series engine which is a single cam most, likely a d16 (if you have a d15 it is more complicated). The difference is with SOHC there is a common camshaft for both intake and exhaust valves. where as with ...


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They are just different units of measurement, kW is metric which is widely adopted in Europe so that is probably why they choose to publish their numbers in this unit. 1 kW is about 1.34 hp, the inverse relation gives 1hp as about 0.75 kW.


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245/50r16 tyres are 30mm (just over 1") wider than 215/70r15. More of a difference is the diameter - 215/70r15 gives 26.85" or 682 mm, 245/50r16 is 25.65" or 651mm - just over 1", or 4.5% smaller - your speedometer will over-read by nearly 5%. Also bear in mind that you'll need new wheels for the 16" tyres (though that might be the whole reason you're ...


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You did not specify the era of the car you wanted to convert, but newer models are more complicated, so the simplest conversion may be something classic. One very common platform for conversion is a VW Type I, the Bug/Beetle/Karmann Ghia cars. They're light and there's room to work. However, you'd have to want to have an old car, as well as an electric ...


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I also have a Ballade 150i Vti motor and also want to do something about the motor I did some research and found out that the quick way of gaining power is to add a turbo to the motor. I question was that will my motor be damaged easily. I discovered that I Make 67 kw on the wheel at the moment but if I put a T3/T4 turbo on the motor and Software, I will ...



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