[Oeva-list] MOTOR SIZE

Tony tony at notebene.net
Wed Feb 25 01:14:26 PST 2009


 From 30-40 depending on temp, etc.  I never needed more than about 15 
miles due to being able to charge at work.
--Tony

. wrote:
> Tony what type of range do you get with the 72v motor running it at 120v 
>
> On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 12:39 PM, Tony <tony at notebene.net 
> <mailto:tony at notebene.net>> wrote:
>
>     I ran my 2200 lb Renault on a 48Volt Prestolite at 102V at freeway
>     speeds for years, I did not try and climb Sylvan hill with that
>     however.  I *did* burn that motor up and replace it with a 7in ADC 72
>     Volt  and it runs great on 120Volts.
>     --Tony
>
>     Gary Graunke wrote:
>     > These all seem way too small.
>     >
>     > My Honda Insight weights 1800 lbs, and uses an average (not
>     peak) 10KW
>     > (14 HP) to go at freeway speeds. You may need use proportionally
>     less if
>     > the smart car is lighter, but then again you may want to go up a
>     hill or
>     > accelerate!
>     >
>     > The peak rating on my motor is 26.2 KW, or 37 HP.
>     >
>     > Unless you want to be an NEV, you should have considerably more
>     power to
>     > move with traffic and go up hills.
>     >
>     > Gary
>     >
>     >
>     > . wrote:
>     >
>     >> Want to ask the experts in our group
>     >>
>     >> I have a choice of 3 engines which one would be the best one
>     for a smart
>     >> size car 2 SEATER
>     >> 48V 4KW DC MOTOR
>     >>
>     >> 72V 6.5KW AC MOTOR
>     >>
>     >> 120V 8.5KW AC MOTOR
>     >>
>     >>
>     >>
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