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My magnetic shock absorber uses permanent magnets. Neodymium magnets to be
specific. They have a 1/2 life of 10,000 years. In other words, they only
lose 1/2 of 1 percent of their power every one hundred years. Don't believe
me, do a search and educate yourself on neodymium magnets. Placing these
magnets inside a housing in repeling configuration creates a dampening or
buffering affect such as a shock absorber. Neodymium magnets are amooung the
strongest magnets in the world. I have some that are 2 X 2 X 1/2" grade 47's
that you cannot separate by hand, thats how strong they are. As for my EV
that I have recently gone public with, I was emailed some questions by a guy
named Ben, here are the questions and appropriate answers:

1. Under what conditions did you achieve the 150 mile range? Speed,
terrain, depth of discharge at the end of the trip, etc.

2. What details can you share on your battery pack? Battery type,
voltage, capacity, etc

3. It sounds like the constant velocity transmission is key to your
claims -- How does this help you realize a longer range than you would
accomplish driving the EV through a standard transmission or directly
coupled to the drive shaft?

I'd appreciate any additional information you can provide. I'll pass
anything along to the EVDL, but it would also be wonderful if you'd be
willing to join our list for some open discussion about your EV.

answer 1. We traveled on level ground at 55 MPH and stopped when voltage
dropped to 80 volts DC

answer 2. We are using Trojan T145 batteries 16 X 6 volt for a total of 96
volts with an Advanced DC L91-4003 motor

answer 3. Yes, the transmission is the major key to our success! Before I
give any further explanation though, I would ask that at least one person
here research the rated efficiency of a conventional "standard transmission"
and a conventional "automatic transmission" and reply to this posting with
their rated efficiencies (in percentages) and where they got their
information from.

Thank you,
Daren
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