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Max speed of vectrix

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wovenrovings
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Max speed of vectrix

Post by wovenrovings »

With all this staying at home, I was looking at the spare Vectrix motor I have and thinking....
I could make this into to something.
And one piece of information I don't know is how fast could a vectrix motor go. I remember reading something on the net somewhere about people with hacked software getting to 115km, I can't find the page now. It was suggested that the speed limiting on the vectrix was to protect the motor. Does anyone know if this is the case?
I am thinking about highway cruising but if it is limited to 105km/h you don't have anywhere to go.
The other option I thought of, for this hypothetical project, was to find a slightly larger tire.

I'll go over to the motor's section and ask about motor controllers. :D

Daniel.

antiscab
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Re: Max speed of vectrix

Post by antiscab »

The newest official firmware takes it to 115kmh. That's 5500rpm on a Max 6000rpm motor.
That version is mc1021 or newer (released I 2010 from memory)

There are hacked versions that can go to 125kmh, but I bricked an mc when I tried to install it. Then in the process of swapping out the mc I blew up the charger. That day really sucked
Matt
2017 Renault zoe - 25'000km
2007 vectrix - 156'000km
1998 prius - needs Batt
1999 Prius - needs batt
2000 prius - has 200 x headway 38120 cells

wovenrovings
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Re: Max speed of vectrix

Post by wovenrovings »

There are hacked versions that can go to 125kmh, but I bricked an mc when I tried to install it. Then in the process of swapping out the mc I blew up the charger. That day really sucked
Ohhh nasty. Ok so the motor itself is capable of 125km/h. Thats good to know. Thanks.

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