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Old 10-27-2015, 09:53 PM   #26 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Old Mechanic View Post
Check US 7677208, my patent for a hydraulic in wheel drive as well as 10,000 other applications, including the ability to store electricity.

Here's a link
Patent US7677208 - Radial rotary engine with energy storage - Google Patents

That's really cool, I've always wondered why MFRs don't put more effort into wheel motors of some type, seems like it could be not only more efficient, but cheaper to manufacture.

I would love to see the day I could buy such a thing as a conversion part for other vehicles. Much like all the electric motors that are available these days. I think trucks really need a way to reuse their braking energy, and batteries are not a complete solution.
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