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4983Re: [solectria_ev] Solectria Sunrise?

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  • evan foss
    Feb 6, 2009
      Thank you for answering my questions.

      On Fri, Feb 6, 2009 at 10:25 AM, Stephen Taylor <sparrow262@...> wrote:
      > I had bought a new DMOC controller and AC24 motor to install in the Sunrise
      > and it had just arrived when I got the offer to sell the car. Ended up
      > installing them in one of my Forces.
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      > Stephen
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      > --- On Thu, 2/5/09, evan foss <evanfoss@...> wrote:
      > From: evan foss <evanfoss@...>
      > Subject: Re: [solectria_ev] Solectria Sunrise?
      > To: solectria_ev@yahoogroups.com
      > Date: Thursday, February 5, 2009, 9:36 PM
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      > Thanks for the data. Shame you never found the fault.
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      > On Thu, Feb 5, 2009 at 9:30 PM, Stephen Taylor <sparrow262@yahoo. com>
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      >> It was running about 40% less efficiently than my Force. I think the
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      >> overheating motor was a sure sign of power being wasted and a problem in
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      >> motor or controller. Anyways the most I ever got on a single charge was
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      >> miles. Had to make three or 4 trips to add up to the 156 miles since the
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      >> motor would overheat usually around 50 miles or so of continuous driving.
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      >> Stephen Taylor
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      >> --- On Sun, 2/1/09, evan foss <evanfoss@gmail. com> wrote:
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      >> From: evan foss <evanfoss@gmail. com>
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      >> Subject: Re: [solectria_ev] Solectria Sunrise?
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      >> To: solectria_ev@ yahoogroups. com
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      >> Date: Sunday, February 1, 2009, 12:31 PM
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      >> How accurate was the range listed for you Sunrise?
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      >> On Sun, Feb 1, 2009 at 9:10 AM, Stephen Taylor <sparrow262@ yahoo. com>
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      >>> I had one up to a year ago. Wasn't real happy with it and ended up
      >>> selling
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      >>> it. The drive system didn't work properly, (the motor kept overheating) ,
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      >>> efficiency of the car with these drive problems was worse than the Force,
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      >>> the air conditioning was a joke (only worked well if temps were below 80
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      >>> probably due to the half sized condenser) and the space (other than
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      >>> shoulder
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      >>> room) inside the car wasn't much bigger than the Force. Other negatives
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      >>> included the half sized windows, plexiglass rear window and the leaks
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      >>> alround those windows. On the positive side it did have lots and lots of
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      >>> room for batteries in the tunnel and in the huge trunk.
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      >>> Stephen Taylor
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      >>> packratdaddy <packratdaddy@ yahoo.com> wrote:
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      >>> How many of the Solectria Sunrise were produced ?
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      >>> Any members of this group own one ?
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