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Old 02-23-2012, 09:03 PM   #5507 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by isaac_alaska View Post
Mark, I'll be in Michigan with it on march 3rd! Up in houghton... Not exactly southeast but the same state anyway haha. Batteries fit above the motor and extend back into where the fuel tank went
In Houghton, where MTU is located?

One of the guys that I used to work with moved there to be a professor at MTU. He comes back to the east coast occasionally, and lends a hand with our EV project. He was a one that figured out that our armature was spinning on the stationary motor shaft. That was after months of trying to figure out if the screeching noise going uphill was caused by the motor controller firmware (modified countless times), bearings (replaced), transmission (replaced), coupler (re-made five times), armature position (spacers on case and bearing seat re-cut on a lathe).

I understand that it's warm and sunny there most of the time. Everyone has snowmobiles, but it's never cold enough to use them. Or something like that.
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