One of the things
that would help to improve the performance of the
car would be to increase the power capability of the
Fortunately Paul was happy to rework his MkI model.
Pictured are some of the components that are going
to be reused, the other required parts are yet to be
The ESC, once finished should
have a power rating of about 300Volts at a max of 400Amps.
This would be the combined power of a fully charged
set of batteries and the generator working at 100%.
Paul has started making
the ESC box from sections of cut aluminium, mounted
to aluminium square section for
rigidity. Pictured is the cooling air exit matrix, the
power connector will be mounted on to the right and will
when finished connect
controller to the motors.
The business end of the speed
controller. The 4 pole Harting connector provides the controller
with traction power from the generator and batteries, then
we have the cooling fan sucking air inwards over the
heat sink, followed by the data and control input/
outputs. Looking good.