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Driving an EV has had a strange side effect. The smell of gas now
bothers me more. LOL.
When someone in front of me is running to rich, I gag.

Today I planned my trip around makeing sure the gas-station I stopped at
was the closest to home so that I wouldn't have to drive far with the
gas can for the lawnmower in the EV. No matter how good I closed it and
how carefull I was to fill it, the smell still bugged me.

Like a X-smoker sense of smell returning and not liking the smell of
other smokers. ;-)

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Back in 1980, I thought of all the fuel type vehicles I was following, and
wondering what all those fumes do to you that is coming into your vehicle
through the fresh air vent or heating system.

So when I modified my EV heating system, I did not need a lot of external
air to temper a heating system that would get about 220 F from a engine. I
change the damper doors so I can completely close them for the heating cycle
and open them a tiny bit for some ventilation. I now only need 50 F air on
my windshield to keep them frost free.

I rework the duct work, so I can put a carbon type of air filter in the
incoming duct. I just use the 3M furnish or A/C filters which I cut a piece
out of and roll it up to insert into the duct.

I also use the same type of filter material, to filter the incoming air for
the battery air circulation. I use standard 6 inch carb filters for the
main motor and the motor controller.

Roland


----- Original Message -----
From: "Jeff Shanab" <[email protected]>
To: <[email protected]>
Sent: Saturday, September 15, 2007 12:23 AM
Subject: [EVDL] Yuck, Gas fumes


> Driving an EV has had a strange side effect. The smell of gas now
> bothers me more. LOL.
> When someone in front of me is running to rich, I gag.
>
> Today I planned my trip around makeing sure the gas-station I stopped at
> was the closest to home so that I wouldn't have to drive far with the
> gas can for the lawnmower in the EV. No matter how good I closed it and
> how carefull I was to fill it, the smell still bugged me.
>
> Like a X-smoker sense of smell returning and not liking the smell of
> other smokers. ;-)
>
> _______________________________________________
> For subscription options, see
> http://lists.sjsu.edu/mailman/listinfo/ev
>

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