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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-23-2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17
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Posted By cwdodson88
I’d remove it if I were to paint your car. Mt...

I’d remove it if I were to paint your car. Mt hood CC has a body tech school, might be worth a shot to have it done there. Just have them go for max mil thickness so it can be wet sanded and...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2021, 08:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 851
Posted By cwdodson88
They’re easy to pull apart. So this is what I’d...

They’re easy to pull apart. So this is what I’d do, pull it and start with tail housing and selector plate. I’d be looking at the shift rails/selector forks for the obvious stuck/broken/bent, then...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2021, 08:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 851
Posted By cwdodson88
Sounds like a combination of issues. Pilot...

Sounds like a combination of issues. Pilot bearing siezed, and selectors keeping in in a gear. Does it have an aftermarket shifter?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 46,032
Posted By cwdodson88
https://www.cascadiamotion.com/images/catalog/Data...

https://www.cascadiamotion.com/images/catalog/DataSheets/idm190.pdf
^ The new iDM that we are getting close to release, should be ready by the end of the year. Just requires throttle/brake control...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 46,032
Posted By cwdodson88
Quick from a stand still as HiSPL says. Where it...

Quick from a stand still as HiSPL says. Where it peaks is going to depend on two things. Gearbox and controller voltage and current output.

Like culberro points out, this would be the blow through...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2021, 08:34 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 46,032
Posted By cwdodson88
Just spray it. Nitrous is always the answer.

Just spray it. Nitrous is always the answer.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2021, 04:22 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,829
Posted By cwdodson88
I would say that it depends on revs and...

I would say that it depends on revs and modifications.

The blocks themselves would be kosher to run as is so long as the specs/tolerance is all good.

Inline 4's and 6's are commonly a "no...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 742
Posted By cwdodson88
I feel like you want them fully weighted. I...

I feel like you want them fully weighted. I always use stacked 2x4 wheel cradles. Lift the car a corner or end at a time until all for are up in the air. Then do what you need to.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2021, 10:41 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 46,032
Posted By cwdodson88
EV West and the company that built that baja...

EV West and the company that built that baja truggy used those because they were taking up shelf space at EV West. Not because they were efficient, powerful, or reliable. It was a matter of initial...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 46,032
Posted By cwdodson88
You know that the 11.9k price tag of the tesla...

You know that the 11.9k price tag of the tesla unit includes the inverter, gear box, dash display and control unit (EV Controls), throttle pedal, throttle pedal plug and pins, brake switch, brake...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2021, 05:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,469
Posted By cwdodson88
Worth a look at the TKX as well. If youre...

Worth a look at the TKX as well. If youre spending TKO600 money anyway.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-04-2021, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,095
Posted By cwdodson88
Sizewise, the might be “drop in” with some...

Sizewise, the might be “drop in” with some massaging done at the machine shop. Like culberro points out, going bigger might not really be better without more work elsewhere.

Here’s a place to...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,095
Posted By cwdodson88
Either would have trade offs. With stainless you...

Either would have trade offs. With stainless you might want do some research into different seat materials to aid in heat transfer. But really, I think steel would be good for your goals and not...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2021, 05:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,083
Posted By cwdodson88
Me too. Pushrod tippy tappet noises sound fun...

Me too. Pushrod tippy tappet noises sound fun when you’re blowing 20psi down it’s throat. That one hasn’t seen the dyno yet, but I’m excited to see what it’ll do. The runners are equal-ish 4>2, then...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2021, 05:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,083
Posted By cwdodson88
+1 Even if you do mild steel, a set of...

+1

Even if you do mild steel, a set of flanges will run a bill or two, schedule 40 els is another, some schedule 40 straight, cutoff wheels, flap discs, and then buying/renting/borrowing a...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-30-2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,829
Posted By cwdodson88
It’s all good til the guy slaps a set of 1000s on...

It’s all good til the guy slaps a set of 1000s on it and drives a cold engine to the tuner just to find out that he’s 2qts over filled with gas and old Rodney starts knocking like 7.3idi.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-30-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,829
Posted By cwdodson88
+1 Also, forged pistons usually run looser...

+1

Also, forged pistons usually run looser piston>wall, so more cold piston slap, more cold blowby, more possibility of bad/initial tuning to cause catastrophic engine failure if your not on top...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-30-2021, 10:35 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 46,032
Posted By cwdodson88
Yeah, each module is set up of a sieries>parallel...

Yeah, each module is set up of a sieries>parallel arrangement to get the most kwh/discharge rate. So depending on the EV conversion, you can additionally series or parrallel them for your needs.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-30-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 46,032
Posted By cwdodson88
Thats only one module. 21v 5kwh. A full...

Thats only one module. 21v 5kwh.

A full tesla p100 pack at that price is north of $20K
Forum: showroom 06-28-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,315
Posted By cwdodson88
I’m running leds on my 245. The light pattern is...

I’m running leds on my 245. The light pattern is really hard to get right without diffusers. Some kits have clear or amber tubes, I had to sandblast the clear ones in order to have any beam cutoff....
Forum: performance & modifications 06-25-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 46,032
Posted By cwdodson88
Clipper creek has some nice stuff. I’m running...

Clipper creek has some nice stuff. I’m running them at home and work. Worth the money. And the have some with like 50 foot leads.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-25-2021, 10:10 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 46,032
Posted By cwdodson88
Hand wound brushed.

Hand wound brushed.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-24-2021, 10:59 PM
Replies: 397
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Posted By cwdodson88
2016+ VW e golf sel premium. Thin tires and high...

2016+ VW e golf sel premium. Thin tires and high pressure. 13-15k and should net 100@70 without issue.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-23-2021, 10:20 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,699
Posted By cwdodson88
You might want to add wiping them with acetone...

You might want to add wiping them with acetone after brushing. But give em a pressure test and they should be fine.

On the note of trying TIG with your stick welder. Its worth it. A torch runs...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-22-2021, 04:15 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,699
Posted By cwdodson88
If you want to learn tig, find a used torch that...

If you want to learn tig, find a used torch that has a gas valve on it. Hook it up to your arc welder, and practice with scratch start.

What thickness pipe/tubing are you using?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-22-2021, 01:37 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 46,032
Posted By cwdodson88
I knew I had seen that somewhere… looks like...

I knew I had seen that somewhere… looks like something in this general idea could pack a pretty good punch. These 42-48v systems can be used with higher voltages and current levels if you can keep...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-22-2021, 01:27 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 46,032
Posted By cwdodson88
Here’s the company that made the inverter/motor...

Here’s the company that made the inverter/motor controller.
https://www.cascadiamotion.com/

It’s a pm100dxr, one generation after the pm100dx… :oogle:
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2021, 10:50 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 46,032
Posted By cwdodson88
I think that you might be on to something. I...

I think that you might be on to something. I remember seeing something from gm that had either a motor operated 1st or motor assisted input. Definitely not something I’ve had open on my bench, but...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2021, 09:06 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 46,032
Posted By cwdodson88
Looks like the civic hybrid motor is a little...

Looks like the civic hybrid motor is a little more betterer than the insight for high voltages and speeds, and looking at both packages, it does look like it’d be hard to go liquid cooled if you’re...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 397
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Posted By cwdodson88
It’s definitely surprising how much more time at...

It’s definitely surprising how much more time at current you get when you can keep things cool.

I will admit, after some research into hk40’s ferrofluid ideas, it’s got a positive trajectory. I...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-20-2021, 02:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,291
Posted By cwdodson88
If pondering t5, look at tkx. Same footprint...

If pondering t5, look at tkx. Same footprint height and width but will handle more power. Only downside is that it uses the tko bellhousing bolt pattern. Unfortunately the price tag is 500 more than...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-19-2021, 06:58 PM
Replies: 397
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Posted By cwdodson88
I was playing around with only using tpsDOT for...

I was playing around with only using tpsDOT for positive torque tables, then straight overrun to pull negative tq. It’s a little harsh on those transitions and I think it would end up being jerky. So...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-18-2021, 03:00 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 46,032
Posted By cwdodson88
I wouldnt even go there if you have stand alone...

I wouldnt even go there if you have stand alone running on the IC. Megasquirt2 and up will broadcast engine state over the CAN bus. So taking an arduino, and feeding in your engines current state...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-18-2021, 12:18 PM
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Posted By cwdodson88
Now I'm curious to see what we are selling the BW...

Now I'm curious to see what we are selling the BW hvh146 for. Basic construction of these GM e-assist, and we have firmware for PM/RM series inverters. I already know that they'll run 350v.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-18-2021, 10:54 AM
Replies: 397
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Posted By cwdodson88
Definitely worth a look. Those are dirt cheap.

Definitely worth a look. Those are dirt cheap.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-18-2021, 10:53 AM
Replies: 397
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Posted By cwdodson88
I feel like it would. I don’t see much reason why...

I feel like it would. I don’t see much reason why it wouldn’t. Pack size would determine power output, and would correspond to percent increase in mpg. Larger pack, and possibly higher voltages would...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-18-2021, 10:00 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 46,032
Posted By cwdodson88
That’s appears to be a great little package....

That’s appears to be a great little package. Hairpin wound pmac motor. Looks like they can be had for pretty inexpensive. And I’d be willing to bet that with the right pack and controller, it’d pack...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-18-2021, 09:19 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 46,032
Posted By cwdodson88
https://www.enginelabs.com/news/sema-2016-e-charge...

https://www.enginelabs.com/news/sema-2016-e-charger-bolt-on-hybrid-system-draws-crowds/

Small 30-50 horse motor would be cool, and net you some mpgs. Pack size would need to be big. Prius hybrid...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2021, 01:20 PM
Replies: 397
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Posted By cwdodson88
Hammerhead Eagle i-Thrust

Hammerhead Eagle i-Thrust
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2021, 01:14 PM
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Posted By cwdodson88
I was thinking his phase change pump. But yeah,...

I was thinking his phase change pump. But yeah, looking around, there are some 12v pumps that are pretty dang good. Still in the 500w area. But youre going need all that power for the losses of that...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 397
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Posted By cwdodson88
Wasted system = $$$ burnt every time it’s used. ...

Wasted system = $$$ burnt every time it’s used.

Recirculating system = energy wasted every time it’s used.

Oil cooled = integrated pump, low friction positive displacement pump driven by the...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 46,032
Posted By cwdodson88
No need to get your panties twisted so early bro....

No need to get your panties twisted so early bro.

So you want a wasted system... every 10 runs hes out 40 bucks. Not much left in the budget to keep covering that.


Yep, I've heard of...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 46,032
Posted By cwdodson88
Thats awesome. We've been getting into some...

Thats awesome. We've been getting into some reselling stuff lately to help distribution of BW's OTS products. Playing around with some of these drive units is fun. With the right cooling capacity on...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 46,032
Posted By cwdodson88
And how much power is consumed in the...

And how much power is consumed in the recompression of this gas? Or is this a wasted system? Are we moving forward to adding unnecessary complexity, and potentially harmful things to the brick so it...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2021, 11:48 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 46,032
Posted By cwdodson88
Might be a fun experiment to dissect one. With a...

Might be a fun experiment to dissect one. With a lot of the OEM motors that I've dissected for research, the jet locations can be better placed and sized for better function, through shaft cooling is...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 46,032
Posted By cwdodson88
nO eNTIeNDO

nO eNTIeNDO
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2021, 10:46 AM
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Views: 46,032
Posted By cwdodson88
Have you ever tried oil cooling one? That'd be a...

Have you ever tried oil cooling one? That'd be a fun little project. Potentially increase the time at peak load a bit. ATF is a great cooling media, the only issue is oil shear at the rotor/stator....
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2021, 08:28 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 46,032
Posted By cwdodson88
The e-golf has a % meter and at 20% or more in...

The e-golf has a % meter and at 20% or more in the regen area the brake lights kick on. Definitely not a one pedal car, but feels like a high compression na downshift. Won’t pull you all the way to a...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2021, 11:10 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 46,032
Posted By cwdodson88
It also activates the brake lights when you let...

It also activates the brake lights when you let off. Safety.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2021, 05:06 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 46,032
Posted By cwdodson88
Leaf, e-Golf, 500e, tesla everything, they all...

Leaf, e-Golf, 500e, tesla everything, they all offer some level of "engine" braking on off throttle.

The e-Golf has 3 modes for regen braking depending on how hard you want it to pull you down....
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