Go Back  

DIY Electric Car Forums > EV Conversions and Builds > All EV Conversions and Builds

Register Blogs FAQ Members List Social Groups Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
  #28  
Old 05-17-2012, 01:19 PM
Tesseract's Avatar
Tesseract Tesseract is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Tampa, FL USA
Posts: 2,938
Tesseract has a spectacular aura aboutTesseract has a spectacular aura aboutTesseract has a spectacular aura about
Default Re: BMW E36 M3 Track Car

Quote:
Originally Posted by CroDriver View Post
How long is the Pikes Peak?
20km and 1.4km increase in elevation.

Quote:
Originally Posted by CroDriver View Post
Don't want to be a partybreaker but DC motors are nice for 1/4 mile runs, not for longer distance races.
That's what the conventional wisdom says, yes.

You have to know the limits of each stressed component and work within those limits, no matter the motor/controller/battery technology.

You can kill AC motors just as dead if you abuse them and for much the same reasons (over-current, over-speed), particularly ones with PM rotors.
__________________
Chief Electron Herder for Evnetics, LLC.

Into EV's? Check out ChargedEVs Magazine
Reply With Quote
 

Share or Bookmark this

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

 

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:17 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2009 Green Web Publishing LLC
Ad Management by RedTyger