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Old 03-31-2014, 11:51 AM   #12 (permalink)
oil pan 4
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I have since picked up a broken 7kw generator, and fixed it and re wired it.
Its got electric start, the riding lawnmower sized battery was dead, I had an optima battery collecting dust so I put that on there along with a pure sine wave 1000w inverter.
I think with a 1000w inverter on the generator, a 350w and 750w inverters on my LiFePO4 starting packs I should be good for powering small items efficiently.

The small coleman will be sold at some point since it cant power my smaller welding machines very well.

This large generator should be able to electrically power my plasma cutter with ease. That plus a gasoline air compressor and I can go off grid with my miller specrtum 625 plasma (a decent plasma that can cut 3/4 inchs of steel and clean cut 3/8 inch aluminum or stainless).
1984 chevy suburban, custom made 6.5L diesel turbocharged with a Garrett T76 and Holset HE351VE, 22:1 compression 13psi of intercooled boost.
1989 firebird mostly stock. Aside from the 6-speed manual trans, corvette gen 5 front brakes, 1LE drive shaft, 4th Gen disc brake fbody rear end.
2011 leaf SL, white, portable 240v CHAdeMO, trailer hitch, new batt as of 2014.
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