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|WITHIN weeks of when Nissan first began delivering the Leaf to buyers last December, do-it-yourselfers were looking for ways to make the new electric car -- an engineering marvel from one of the world's leading automakers -- even better.
Among those who applied their 21st-century engineering skills to tinkering pursuits that date to the dawn of automobiles was Gary Giddings, 69, a retired engineer and a passionate supporter of electric vehicles.
"At this point in my life, my goal is to spend whatever time I have trying to help E.V.'s become successful," Mr. Giddings said.
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