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Old 01-23-2009, 10:53 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Thanks guys.

Earlier I asked "
While on the topic of rain, can you all please explain how much that driving in a heavy rain with the wipers, defroster, and lights will decrease the range of an electric car ( For example a car with a 50 mile range ) "

To be more precise, let's say you are driving a car at night, when it suddenly starts to rain heavily, and suddenly your windshied fogs up.
( In that case you would be using not only your headlights ( perhaps even the high beams ) , but also your wipers at maximum and your defroster as well - all at the same time.

I'm just trying to get a real-world idea of the limitations of homemade EVs.
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