E-Trailer - The beginningE-Trailer - The motorE=Trailer Remote ControlMotor Mounting - Oh My!E-Trailer Framed, Ready for Batteries/CoPainted - New Tires/Wheels
OwnerMichael Barkley
Owner's Other EVs1994 Mitsubishi Eclipse
1992 Murray 42
E-Rotary Mower
1987 Toyota Celica Convertible
LocationBonham, Texas United States map
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Vehicle2008 E-Trailer-1
Electric Powered Trailer, used to push/assist an I.C.E. vehicle.
Not initially intended to push the I.C.E. on electric only, but
who knows at this point in the build
MotorJack and Heintz Compound Wound DC
Aircraft Starter/Generator
DrivetrainUsing a differential from a Nissan pickup. The motor is an
Aircraft/Generator capable of running at 96vdc, but will be
starting off with 48volts and a separated field battery pack.
Batteries6, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
Motor armature, powered with 48volt traction pack. Motor
field winding, powered with a 24volt battery pack.
System Voltage48 Volts
Top Speed70 MPH (112 KPH)
E-Trailer is being built to help lower the load requirement of
the ICE vehicle it is pushing while traveling at highway
AccelerationNot meant for initial acceleration, just for assistance during
cruising speeds along the highway.
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involved with:

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