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Forum: projects & restorations Today, 02:40 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 97,564
Posted By culberro
I had a bad ECT sensor and coil driver that...

I had a bad ECT sensor and coil driver that caused similar rich running issues (happened at different times).
Lesson learned, don't just let your coil driver flop about.

And MAFs, they're all...
Forum: performance & modifications Today, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By culberro
Thanks for that. This looks like a nice and...

Thanks for that.
This looks like a nice and balanced setup, with a slight increase in caliper stopping power (~10%). Probably no need to even swap out the MC.
Add in the radial change for the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 01:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,940
Posted By culberro
I'm using 2 cans of Envirosafe refrigerant in my...

I'm using 2 cans of Envirosafe refrigerant in my '92 244 DD. It blows 36-38F out of the vents when moving down the freeway when temps are 90F ambient. At a stand still, the vent temps are running...
Forum: performance & modifications Today, 01:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By culberro
What is the piston diameter for these calipers?

What is the piston diameter for these calipers?
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 11:51 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 9,432
Posted By culberro
The GM Sierra e-assist setup looks pretty sweet,...

The GM Sierra e-assist setup looks pretty sweet, and it has a battery pack that's not gigantic.

http://elmoto.net/showthread.php?t=2676
...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 11:42 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 9,432
Posted By culberro
Before jumping into a Curtis controller, I will...

Before jumping into a Curtis controller, I will caution you that they cannot be used with just any e-motor. They've made it so you have to send in your particular EM and have their controller setup...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-17-2021, 11:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By culberro
My FYG windshield is a little soft, and has a...

My FYG windshield is a little soft, and has a number of rock chips for being only 18 months old. Definitely not as good as the OE windshields.
I'm not sure how hard/tempered the PPG glass is.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 9,432
Posted By culberro
Yeah, most of those pumps are powered by 4-cyl...

Yeah, most of those pumps are powered by 4-cyl turbo diesels. Bonus, you can also charge your batteries with it!
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2021, 12:55 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 9,432
Posted By culberro
I think you're over estimate the power used in...

I think you're over estimate the power used in the pumping system for cooling. Should really only be 200-500W.
Edit: If you're using a e-pump.

Mechanically coupled pumps are always a compromise....
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 9,432
Posted By culberro
That's awesome for a complete packaged deal. ...

That's awesome for a complete packaged deal.

I can't wait for more companies to start offering the controller integrated into the motor.
Currently, packaging everything into a tight space is...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2021, 11:52 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 9,432
Posted By culberro
Oil cooling would definitely be desirable if we...

Oil cooling would definitely be desirable if we were needing to run it harder.
The ME motors are severely under rated, and they take a crazy amount of abuse.

The aircooled ME1507 we've ran at...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2021, 11:48 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 9,432
Posted By culberro
:rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl: ...

:rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:
:rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:
:rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:
:rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:
:rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 9,432
Posted By culberro
No genius, I'm talking about the stored energy...

No genius, I'm talking about the stored energy inside the cryo fluid that you are releasing to the environment to cool your e-motor.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 9,432
Posted By culberro
YOU KEEP FAILING TO ANSWER SIMPLE QUESTIONS!!!!! ...

YOU KEEP FAILING TO ANSWER SIMPLE QUESTIONS!!!!!

You're motor is only hitting it's efficiency curves because you're not including the multiple kW needed for cooling! (at least that's my educated...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2021, 11:31 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 9,432
Posted By culberro
The china motor (ME1507) doesn't need to spin 30k...

The china motor (ME1507) doesn't need to spin 30k RPM for it to make that power, that's why it's so great.
It also has a shaft that fits common v-belt pullies, so you could easily use it to add...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 9,432
Posted By culberro
Why reinvent the wheel when you can buy the...

Why reinvent the wheel when you can buy the liquid cooled version for ~$750 directly from the company?
Same internal windings and geometry as the aircooeld version (yay for not tuning another...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 9,432
Posted By culberro
If you're building a EV just for drag racing,...

If you're building a EV just for drag racing, cooling is not a great concern.
If you actually tried to drive that system on the road, or over a mountain pass....
...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2021, 11:06 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 9,432
Posted By culberro
Ok, so we’re all supposed to build cryogenically...

Ok, so we’re all supposed to build cryogenically cooked e-motors with ferrofluid inside them? And then use them in a brick?
:wtf::wtf::wtf:
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 9,432
Posted By culberro
Hubert, how long can your motor produce 32kW of...

Hubert, how long can your motor produce 32kW of power?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 9,432
Posted By culberro
First off, I wasn’t suggesting just to use that...

First off, I wasn’t suggesting just to use that one ME1507 to power a vehicle. Use it as a hybrid setup to have some fun. They offer a water cooled version of that exact motor, it can be run at near...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 9,432
Posted By culberro
I’m guessing you’ve never had to do systems level...

I’m guessing you’ve never had to do systems level design or engineering.
Have you had to work with a large team to develop a single product in a collaborative work environment?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2021, 02:39 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 9,432
Posted By culberro
It would help if you quoted the people you are...

It would help if you quoted the people you are responding too. I'm mostly confused a this point.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2021, 02:21 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 9,432
Posted By culberro
That's cool that you don't mind rewinding a motor...

That's cool that you don't mind rewinding a motor with larger diameter wire.
I'm not going to do that on a design that's going to be thousands (or 10s of thousands) of units per year....



I do...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 9,432
Posted By culberro
There is more to a EV motor design than just it's...

There is more to a EV motor design than just it's windings.
You do know this correct?

There's also more design aspects that go into a vehicle than just a HP and Torque number, correct?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 9,432
Posted By culberro
I'm still waiting on my cost estimate to build a...

I'm still waiting on my cost estimate to build a motor that would work.
:cameron:
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2021, 02:01 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 9,432
Posted By culberro
:nod::nod::nod: Who needs brakes when you have...

:nod::nod::nod:
Who needs brakes when you have regen currents at 70% of full chooch :rofl:
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 9,432
Posted By culberro
Because 0.000001% of making an EV is the motor...

Because 0.000001% of making an EV is the motor winding.
Who gives a f*ck if you can wind a motor? How many times have I had to rewind an electric motor in my entire life.... not a single time!
...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2021, 01:25 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 9,432
Posted By culberro
We’ve been using mostly CAN control, but that too...

We’ve been using mostly CAN control, but that too has its limitations.
We’re transitioning to using a VCU (a micro squirt would even work) to just send a RPM command to the motor for accel, and...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2021, 01:04 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 9,432
Posted By culberro
Here are some places that sell components for the...

Here are some places that sell components for the DIY EV community. If you know of any more, please add them.
Most of these places will sell a "kit" with a motor and controller that are matched...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 9,432
Posted By culberro
Also, when you want to talk about the hardware...

Also, when you want to talk about the hardware and mechanical differences, I'm more than willing to shed some light on that as well. I've worked on, designed, and built control and mechanical systems...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 9,432
Posted By culberro
While not the Bob you wanted, I'll shorten my...

While not the Bob you wanted, I'll shorten my name to Bob for a reply to this while I finish my morning cup of coffee :)
This is grossly simplified so I assume others will point out how I'm wrong,...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2021, 09:09 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 9,432
Posted By culberro
It's a 240, blown heater core and the hoses are...

It's a 240, blown heater core and the hoses are looped






That was a joke btw :cameron:
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 9,432
Posted By culberro
Perfect for warming up your frozen gas station...

Perfect for warming up your frozen gas station burrito on the way into work.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2021, 04:08 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 9,432
Posted By culberro
Annnd it looks like HK is nuking all of his...

Annnd it looks like HK is nuking all of his posts.

Edit: looks like that was from earlier...?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 9,432
Posted By culberro
Oh no, you mentioned a brushed DC motor. Prepare...

Oh no, you mentioned a brushed DC motor. Prepare for the :poo:
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 9,432
Posted By culberro
I cannot facepalm hard enough at this. ...

I cannot facepalm hard enough at this.

You're telling people to build a simple motor controller, and then mentioning the fact that it can regen.
Sure, for a while. Until there's no where else...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2021, 03:35 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 9,432
Posted By culberro
Where is all that regen energy going to go when...

Where is all that regen energy going to go when the batteries can't take it?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 9,432
Posted By culberro
Do you realize, that it is YOU that is derailing...

Do you realize, that it is YOU that is derailing these discussions?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2021, 02:52 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 9,432
Posted By culberro
Cool. You like to throw out your accolades and...

Cool.
You like to throw out your accolades and accomplishments to justify what you say. That's fine.
You should realize that there are people on this board who have more experience than you in a...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2021, 02:26 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 9,432
Posted By culberro
I've advised those EE seniors before, and I've...

I've advised those EE seniors before, and I've seen the sketchy mechanical work they do. I also see how they don't design around proper cooling or component sizing and selection. This goes for the...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2021, 01:55 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 9,432
Posted By culberro
Have you met anyone from this forum in real life,...

Have you met anyone from this forum in real life, or seen the cars they modify?

Who hasn't done a massive burnout, blasted some back roads, and then realized they never torqued their lugnuts?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2021, 01:51 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 9,432
Posted By culberro
All my EVs are under NDA and haven't been...

All my EVs are under NDA and haven't been publicly released yet :e-shrug:
There is one hybrid UAV I developed the powertrain for, that might be out flying about these days. I'll have to check.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 9,432
Posted By culberro
There’s a huge difference between turning a motor...

There’s a huge difference between turning a motor on a bench, and having one perform and be controllable in a vehicle (or really an application).
Yes you can make a cheap motor controller to turn a...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-14-2021, 03:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 455
Posted By culberro
That's super rad!

That's super rad!
Forum: performance & modifications 06-14-2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 455
Posted By culberro
The case of the diff doesn't need much machined...

The case of the diff doesn't need much machined off. Maybe a 1-1.5mm radially. You only need to machine in about 1/2 the width of the tone ring, so there should be any issues with the internal gears...
Forum: showroom 06-14-2021, 01:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 563
Posted By culberro
Thanks for the reply. That sucks. I guess...

Thanks for the reply. That sucks.

I guess it's a carb style EFI manifold and a 4-barrel throttle body.
The 5.0 EFI intakes that are short are a lot of money for minimal performance gains.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-14-2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 455
Posted By culberro
The TrueTrac housing needs to be machined to make...

The TrueTrac housing needs to be machined to make the tone rings fit. As is supplied, there is a large gap that adds 1-tooth to the signal, and the OD is large enough that it hits the sensor and/or...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-14-2021, 12:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 732
Posted By culberro
You’re going to want something stronger than just...

You’re going to want something stronger than just thin exhaust pipe.
You can get thick cast elbows for pretty cheap now.
Those and a brace would be your best bet.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 732
Posted By culberro
Have Jerd make you one? ...

Have Jerd make you one?
https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=310178&page=8
Forum: showroom 06-11-2021, 08:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 563
Posted By culberro
So it looks like the Holley intake won't clear a...

So it looks like the Holley intake won't clear a stock hood.
Is that a 302 block or a 351 block?
I'd like to pick up a new intake for the drift 5.slow, as that's the power bottleneck. And I really...
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