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Today's Topics:

   1. Re: The Short and Tall of it (Zeke Yewdall)
   2. Re: The Case for the Electric Tractor (Roy LeMeur)


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Date: Fri, 24 Aug 2007 12:19:41 -0600
From: "Zeke Yewdall" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Subject: Re: [EVDL] The Short and Tall of it
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I think it's because the smaller the number, the lower the engine rpm
for a given road speed.  Therefore, a taller gear behaves as if your
are riding a taller wheeled bicycle.... -- lower engine rpm for road
speed....

maybe?

Z

On 8/24/07, Bill Dennis <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Can someone explain the terms "shorter" and "taller" that keep getting
> mentioned in relation to gear ratios?  They seem to be the opposite of
> what I'd intuitively think (i.e., 3.25 is "taller" than 4.25--which is
> opposite of how the numbers would seem to indicate).  Is it because the
> driving gear is "taller" in relation to the driven gear at 3.25?
>
> Thanks.
>
> Bill Dennis
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Message: 2
Date: Fri, 24 Aug 2007 11:51:32 -0700
From: "Roy LeMeur" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Subject: Re: [EVDL] The Case for the Electric Tractor
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I worked with Steve Heckeroth for two years. Here are some photo galleries 
of the electric tractors we worked with-
http://www.renewables.com/tracpage1.html
http://www.renewables.com/tracpage2.html
http://www.renewables.com/tracpage3.html
http://www.angelfire.com/ca4/renewables/tracpage.html

Steve's website-
http://www.renewables.com



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Roy LeMeur

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