This is what I'm talking about! I WILL do this someday when I have a garage and more than 12 minutes a day of free time.
From Ecomodder (a site I will be checking in on a lot going forward):
What do you get when you cross a Geo Metro with an electric forklift, a golf cart, and a bunch of used batteries? You get a ridiculously inexpensive, home-built, street-legal electric car.
So cool... and a Geo Metro none-the-less.
I'd quote more but you can just click the link and read the original. 3 posts in a couple days and I'm POOPED!