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Old 10-22-2009, 09:06 PM   #181 (permalink)
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10 miles!!! Somebody hold this guy back! He's out of control!!!!!!!!

Voltage is proportional to speed, so your top speed should be 60/72 of what it was.

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Old 10-22-2009, 09:13 PM   #182 (permalink)
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10 miles!!! Somebody hold this guy back! He's out of control!!!!!!!!

Voltage is proportional to speed, so your top speed should be 60/72 of what it was.
You're crazy, I'm SURE it was closer to 59/72, I could FEEL it!!

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Old 10-22-2009, 09:21 PM   #183 (permalink)
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It was closer to 59/72, since that battery was bad! You weren't getting the full 12v from it... Your intuition was correct...... dot dot dot ...
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It was closer to 59/72, since that battery was bad! You weren't getting the full 12v from it... Your intuition was correct...... dot dot dot ...
No, no, no! The bad battery was taken out, so it SHOULD be more like 60/71, but in fact was 59/72! So there! Bwahhahha! (where's the devil horned icon when you need it???)
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Old 10-22-2009, 09:33 PM   #185 (permalink)
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Oh ya! hahaha. So it should actually be maybe 60/71? hehe

Oops, I thought you said 60/72. dang it! hahahaha
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Old 10-22-2009, 11:22 PM   #186 (permalink)
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Old 10-22-2009, 11:27 PM   #187 (permalink)
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So I commuted to work and back for a full week!! One whole week of gas free driving! I just can't say that enough! I still don't know how it's possible! I finally got one of my 2 dead batteries to show a full charge, so I went ahead and put it back in my pack. Sure enough though, when I got home it was dead again (oh well); but on the plus side, the other batteries were still pretty well charged. So I went back down to 60v. You know, I really don't think I know what 72v is like in my car, since I never have had 6 good batteries. I'd like to try to put a regular car battery in there just to try it out, but I'm all set up for the stud type setup rather than regular car battery posts. Maybe I'll get more ambition this weekend! 12 miles and counting!!!
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but on the plus side, the other batteries were still pretty well charged.
Were they discharged on the minus side? hehe
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Were they discharged on the minus side? hehe
Haha! Good one!

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