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5096Re: Performance and Efficiency post installation? (was: Solectria Sunrise?)

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  • Mark Freidberg
    Mar 16, 2009
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      Hi Stephen,

      Did the performance or energy consumption of the vehicle change after installing the motor and controller?

      Mark


      --- In solectria_ev@yahoogroups.com, Stephen Taylor <sparrow262@...> wrote:
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      > 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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      > --- 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> wrote:
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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 the
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      > > motor or controller. Anyways the most I ever got on a single charge was 156
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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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      > > 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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      > >> 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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      > >> included the half sized windows, plexiglass rear window and the leaks
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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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