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Re: [EVDL] Magnetic Shock Absorber & EV

Dave (Battery Boy) Hawkins <[email protected]> wrote:
> All,
> Wow, this is truly revolutionary, or is that EVolutionary! It takes 10kW to cruise in my RX-7 at these speeds, and 25kW in the truck, but this mini-van only takes 4kW...
> Suck Amps,
> BB

No, either it breaks the laws of physics, or he's getting the energy
from somewhere else (driving down-hill with a tail-wind?)

Note that all of that data was taken within a minute, while
decelerating. His batteries aren't doing the work to keep him
cruising; he's slowing down from wind resistance. If he's spending 4kW
of battery juice, at 58mph the wind is pushing against him at 11kW and
rolling resistance is 8kW. He's short 15kW from his cruising velocity.
That means he has a force of 579N decelerating him. At that rate of
constant deceleration, it would take him 35 seconds to coast down
20mph. This fits with the data: he slowed down by 20mph in less than a

So that data is probably real, but it was taken during roughly 35
seconds of deceleration when the car wasn't cruising at constant
speed. There's no way he could cruise at that power/speed.

Either that or he made up the time stamps, and probably the data too.

-Morgan LaMoore

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