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Old 11-27-2007, 12:47 PM   #318 (permalink)
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Blackfly - '98 Geo Metro
Team Metro
Last 3: 70.09 mpg (US)

MPGiata - '90 Mazda Miata
90 day: 52.07 mpg (US)

Winter beater Metro - '00 Chevrolet Metro
90 day: 61.98 mpg (US)

Fancy Metro - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage top spec
90 day: 58.72 mpg (US)

Even Fancier Metro - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage top spec
90 day: 70.75 mpg (US)
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Originally Posted by SVOboy
Darins gone mad! La la la.

I've been talking you up to people around campus, how famous you've become. If you want to visit and speak I can get you 3000 bucks for speakers budget...
I read just recently there's a Dartmouth prof who has a solar-powered EV (panels on the roof of his barn). Of course I can't find the reference now...

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If you do tell me the name...might be jim merkel? I know a few have grease machines.
I don't think there was a name - just "a Dartmouth professor". Sorry.

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Some drive motor pics:

http://forkenswift.com/baker-12-in-motor.html

I realized after I posted this, I didn't get any images of the inside of the motor body - showing the field coils & shoes. Doh! I'll get 'em tomorrow.

And if Mr. Husted wants other shots/close-ups/mood lighting, I may be posting some more.
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