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Old 10-30-2008, 11:00 AM   #27 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Thalass View Post
Any electric car could be turned into a series hybrid, as long as the charger could be made to work while the car was moving (many have lockouts to prevent you driving away while it's plugged in)

That's what I plan on doing eventually.
Forget the charger and just go with a generator direct to the battery pack. Most cars have chargers that draw about 2kW from the outlet, while in turn they use 5 or more kW just moving down the road.

Then you don't have to worry about a lockout shutting you down.
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