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would a large but relatively slow motor attached to a manual trans work?

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would a large but relatively slow motor attached to a manual trans work? ive got an example this ebay motor (ebay motor) that only revs up to 1750RPM would this work or is it just a stupid idea?
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You'd need a VFD to run it, as well as mod the trans to overdrive if you want highways speeds, which puts you at more than Model 3 drive unit cost at ~twice the weight, with very poor watts/mile consumption (weight again), and with a packaging nightmare (it's the length of a pallet, lol)
 
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