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Old 09-27-2014, 01:50 PM   #23 (permalink)
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So the transmission is going back in; makes sense. Has anyone posted a comparison of shifting and just leaving it in top gear? I was thinking that torque gets you off the line and horsepower limits the top speed.

I think you're right about the 'old, original clutch'.

The reason I ask is I'm following http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...mgr-29878.html and wonder about the downside of a single-speed, clutchless, electric reverse drivetrain.
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I need to educate myself about contactors. I noticed in Paul Holmes VW conversion he had a lanyard to pull on a shorted plug. But thread like http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...ack-29765.html have it in the trunk. Better to have it accessible from the driver's position?
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thingstodo -- For whatever reason your post doesn't have a Thanks button. Thanks.

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