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Re: [EVDL] Basic drivetrain questions, was Re: Looking for a Conversion Kit for a 192

Probably not. the torque converter is for the low statring torque of the
ICE. It is the reving motor slipping clutch equivilent of a human being.

But in this case we were talking about a lightweight vehicle with a
single 9" dc motor, My suggestion was to abuse a torque converter as a CVT.
They are about 4:1 gear ratio as the rpm's pass thru 500 and become
close to 1:! by 3000 rpm at which point you could lock it in. We would
almost want a "low stall" unit.

The other issue with this device is that the stock ones expect the oil
to be cooled externally.

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