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Old 11-25-2007, 10:12 PM   #180 (permalink)
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11-21-2006, 08:31 Pm

Another fun ForkenSwift note: jumper cabled the other pump motor (identical to the one in the car) to a 12v battery just for fun. Man, it draws a lot of current. Actually we were verifying we could run it in either direction by reversing polarity. Neutral brush timing, so it appeared to work OK either way.
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