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Old 09-09-2018, 04:07 PM   #36 (permalink)
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little jona - '91 Dodge D 250 first gen cummins LE
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For the phase 3 "E-brake"(electron brake) a higher voltage capacitor with enough capacity to hold 5-10HP of eletrons thrown at it when on the brakes .@13.7v 120A= 1644W/2.2HP ( the inefficiencies of the charging system ~50% ) ~5HP@13.7VDC with a 24v cap @120A you can increase the strength of your e-brake closer to that 10HP strength .

I live in "Grade Territory" (long steep mountain climbs) my prior thoughts on this E-brake involved a power dissipation system,dump load for when I run out of storage. I was thinking maybe a Jacob's Ladder big enough to dissipate 25-50HP. Call it a Jake Brake.
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1st gen cummins 91.5 dodge d250 ,HX35W/12
ehxsost manafulld wrap, Aero Tonto
best tank: distance 649gps mi 24.04 mpg 27.011usg
Best mpg : 29.3mpg 97mi 3.311usg 7/27/16


Former
'83 GMC S-15 Jimmy 2door 2wd O/D auto 3.73R&P
'79 Chevy K20 4X4 350ci 400hp msd custom th400 /np205. 7.5-new 14mpg modded befor modding was a thing
87' Hyundai Excel
83 ranger w/87 2.9 L FI2wd auto 18mpg on the floor
04 Mitsubishi Gallant 2.4L auto 26mpg
06 Subaru Forrester XT(WRX PACKAGE) MT AWD Turbocharged 18 plying dirty best of 26mpg@70mph
95Chevy Blazer 4x4 auto 14-18mpg
04 Chevy Blazer 4x4 auto 16-22mpg


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