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by Geoffozz
Mon, 05 Nov 2018, 23:22
Forum: EV Racing
Topic: 2018 eV Challenge
Replies: 8
Views: 985

Re: 2018 eV Challenge

"The key secret design to the winner of class C was sand paper and clag..." Haha - yes, I saw the drive method and was quite surprised, but it does avoid the inevitable parasitic friction of belts and chains. The motor controller implementation was pretty ingenious, if I understood it correctly. The...
by Geoffozz
Sat, 03 Nov 2018, 23:42
Forum: Electric motors and controllers
Topic: Electric boats
Replies: 7
Views: 161

Electric boats

G'day everyone I have basically promised the wife that she can have a boat. But we agreed that we weren't keen on an outboard. So we came up with the idea that we might have fun planning and building an electric boat. It makes sense (well, for now, anyway) as in most cases the range requirements are...
by Geoffozz
Sat, 03 Nov 2018, 23:16
Forum: EV Racing
Topic: 2018 eV Challenge
Replies: 8
Views: 985

Re: 2018 eV Challenge

Well, I attended the event as a flag marshal, along with my mates from the SCBC. It's a bit of a culture clash, as our cars aren't electric and generally don't even pretend to get good fuel consumption. However we understand some of the issues involved in the planning and construction of vehicles fr...
by Geoffozz
Sat, 13 Oct 2018, 13:49
Forum: EV Racing
Topic: 2018 eV Challenge
Replies: 8
Views: 985

Re: 2018 eV Challenge

I belong to the Sports Car Builders Club and we often help out at this event. We'll be there this year. We may bump into one another.