The airfilter is for the blower that force cools the motor, when you are dumping 1400 amps into any motor that size it's going to get molten hot in little time.
Just so everyone knows the motor he is using retails for 3500$ and the controller retails for 9,500$.
He is currently running at 265 volts ~83 cells @ ~250$ea. = ~21,000$ ~160mile range @ 300wh/mile (range with conservative driving) Total cost without donor car or other components = 34K$
Last edited by Bowser330; 05-18-2012 at 12:13 PM.