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Old 03-24-2017, 04:59 PM   #24 (permalink)
thingstodo
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Originally Posted by teoman View Post
Should one be able to replace an alternator with this unit. Is is possible to run in pure ev mode? Say when one is crawling in traffic? Or would it need the engine to be constantly on?
I would think 15 HP would be enough to crawl in traffic .. if you can get enough torque to start your vehicle from a stand still.

It may be interesting to figure out how to open the input/exhaust ports on your engine so that it will free-wheel
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