DIY Electric Car Forums banner

1 - 1 of 1 Posts

·
Registered
Joined
·
70 Posts
Discussion Starter #1
Wow, so now I need a blower to drive my Pinto on the street?
Maybe I could get a hood scoop and drive a real supercharger to force cooling air into the motors ;-)

he he, an electric car with a blower, how would I explain that at the track?

Maybe Banks would make me an intercooler package too...but I digress

----- Original Message -----
From: Jim Husted wrote:
>
> http://www.go-ev.com/motors-warp.html
>
> FWIW I did just read a news letter they put out
> suggesting that they don't recommend using dual 9's
> direct drive for dailies as the motors like the 2500
> to 3500 RPM range where the fan can keep temps in
> check. To much stop and go city driving may overheat
> them. If you can keep the motors above 2000 RPM's
> most the time you're golden. If you like to creep and
> squeeze EVery last amp you might find you're actually
> frying your motors. Just wanted to get that out to
> those who might consider going direct drive for daily
> driving. Blower cooling can increase the duty cycle,
> to what exstent I'm sure varies.
> BTW you had "me" at wheelbarrow, LMAO! 8^)
>
> Hope this helps
> Jim Husted
> Hi-Torque Electric
>

_______________________________________________
For subscription options, see
http://lists.sjsu.edu/mailman/listinfo/ev
 
1 - 1 of 1 Posts
Top