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Old 12-31-2012, 01:26 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by mechman600 View Post
Unfortunately, direct driving a car requires a very large motor - 11" or 13" or larger - and the increased weight offsets the weight savings of ditching the transmission. One possibility is two 9" motors end to end and parallel/series switching them to achieve both the required start off torque and high speed.
13"? Check

An electric-drive usually is a good field for experiments and improvements in the course of the project anyways...
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