Elco electric drive AC motor

Discussion in 'Hybrid' started by sdowney717, Jun 11, 2011.

  1. sdowney717
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  2. FAST FRED
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    "OK, is this something that is a good idea?"

    If you wish to add either 5000+lbs of batteries or spend $50,000 on fancier, lighter batts , you might get 10 miles at a crawl.

    Charging batts underway does work, BUT , to see how well, find a pail that is about 50% bigger than the diameter of the generator.

    Trail it astern to simulate the drag of the charging rig at different speeds..

    Good Idea , your decision,

    FF
     
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