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Isaac

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Re: The Inevitable Lyman Electric Quad
« Reply #15 on: April 09, 2014, 04:29:45 AM »
Hello my name is Isaac Froese I know this is an old topic but I happen to come across the exact bike you guys are discussing the laymen electric quad side-by-side I have absolutely no information on it I am trying to find out the year who makes it if there are any parts available the value on it etc. any information would be greatly appreciated thank you

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Re: The Inevitable Lyman Electric Quad
« Reply #16 on: April 12, 2014, 12:24:11 AM »
Hi this is Isaac again I'm still trying to find out any information on the Lehman electric quad I came across one any info would be greatly appreciated :o

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Re: The Inevitable Lyman Electric Quad
« Reply #17 on: April 12, 2014, 08:17:20 AM »
As confirmed by prior discussion, I know nothing about these. Up to someone else on this one.
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Re: The Inevitable Lyman Electric Quad
« Reply #18 on: April 12, 2014, 02:12:56 PM »
Hi Issac

From the little snippets of information I could dig up, Lyman Electric Products of 15 Meadow Street, South Norwalk, Connecticut was around for a short period somewhere between 1976 and 1980 and was an offshoot of Lyman Metal Products, who were primarily boatbuilders. Initially Lyman offered electric car conversions for VW's, Ford Pinto's and Ford Escorts and also an electric bicycle and trike, the Electric Quad seems to have been the last of the line. The car was advertised as the "world's first commercially built solar powered vehicle" for only $4250 (with pedal assist). None of the examples seem to have their "photovoltic roof array" so perhaps this was their downfall.

http://www.boydness.com/freeway/EV_Literature_02.pdf
http://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2009/01/06/shocking-innovation-from-the-opec-boycott-days/
http://www.rumcars.org/forum/index.php?topic=1912.msg19580;topicseen#msg19580

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Re: The Inevitable Lyman Electric Quad
« Reply #19 on: July 28, 2014, 04:30:55 AM »
Hello my name is Isaac I am trying to find some information on the laymen electric quad any info would be greatly appreciated