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Old 11-27-2007, 07:01 PM   #487 (permalink)
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10-27-2007, 05:54 Pm

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Originally Posted by SW
ForkenSweet! Congratulations on your very laudable achievment.

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Originally Posted by treb
Nice, congratulations
Thanks, SW.

treb: yep, the main motivation for getting the clutch disconnect in place was to fool around with a controller bypass (so I've got a parachute if I weld a contactor shut ).

But we've got to get a DC/DC set up first. It's getting dark up here, and running the headlights off a pair of 7AH alarm batteries doesn't give much run time

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At the risk of getting all gooey and sentimental: I want to say thanks to everyone who has contributed to the project via this thread. All the feedback, ideas, answers, questions & encouragement helped keep things moving along.
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