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Unread 01-08-2009, 12:10 AM   #1
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has anyone tried to harness or channel the heat produced from the resistor coils for something usefull??? i was thinking of using like some 2 1/2 in tubing mounted to one end of the coils and running up to the driver.. at the other end of the coils mount a computer fan and have it blow the heat from the coils into the tube and up to the driver.. possible heater!!! what do u think
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Unread 01-08-2009, 12:15 AM   #2
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And the computer fan will use even more battery power!
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Unread 01-08-2009, 12:23 AM   #3
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whats 400 mA...really. and it doesnt have to run all the time..
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Unread 01-08-2009, 12:31 AM   #4
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Try it and let us know what happens .... if it works everyone will want one.
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Unread 01-08-2009, 12:35 AM   #5
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Remember, at WOT and No throttle you'll blow cold air because the coils are out of the circuit...but yea, Try it and let us know what happens
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Unread 01-08-2009, 12:47 AM   #6
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Remember, at WOT and No throttle you'll blow cold air because the coils are out of the circuit...but yea, Try it and let us know what happens
true and i thought of that... but via use of relays it could work.. and possibly extend the life of the coils a bit by keeping em cooler...
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Unread 01-08-2009, 12:49 AM   #7
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Go for it! Let us know how it goes
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Unread 01-08-2009, 12:52 AM   #8
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lol alrighty then.. ill jsut add that to the list
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Dude, ya gotta exhale from time to time, LOL!
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i just get soo bored... lol
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