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Old 06-23-2017, 03:47 PM   #153 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by freebeard View Post
The issue is that the alternator/generator doesn't like heat.
The shafts from the turbo and the starter-generator could be geared in angle, allowing it to be set a little further enought to easily heat-shield it. Anyway, probably a water-cooled turbo would also make it safer, and it may also be a good excuse to try ceramic coatings (or even a fully-ceramic housing) to decrease heat irradiation that could eventually be detrimental to the starter-generator.
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