Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: New Orleans Louisiana
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Re: Repowering with an electric engine?
While I agree with your sentiment the energy density isn't quite that bad. It is 50lbs of batteries for every 1lb of diesel. Since diesel is about 7.1lbs/gallon it works out to 350lbs of batteries for every gallon.