<VV> Grad Student - no Corvair....

Ron ronh at owt.com
Thu May 21 13:30:12 EDT 2009

He probably majored in Art History.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "FrankCB" <frankcb at aol.com>
To: <aeroned at aol.com>; "virtual vairs" <virtualvairs at corvair.org>
Sent: Thursday, May 21, 2009 8:08 AM
Subject: Re: <VV> Grad Student - no Corvair....

> Ned,
> Well, obviously, his education was NOT in science or engineering.  If it 
> had been, he would realize that this type of A/C unit is designed to 
> RECIRCULATE air in an enclosure (whether room or car) and gradually cool 
> it down to a set temp.  Instead he has set it up to constantly take FRESH 
> OUTSIDE hot and humid air and try to cool and de-humidify it in ONE pass 
> through the A/C evaporator coil.  If he's using it in Houston in the 
> summer, the only time it will work to even a small level of cooling is 
> about 3 hours after MIDNIGHT.
> In addition, he must have a BIG capacity inverter to change the 12 volt DC 
> battery voltage to 120 volts AC that the A/C unit requires to operate. 
> Let's see, a typical 7 amp A/C rating translates into probably around 80 
> to 90 amps DC (allowing for inefficiencies) which is a BIG drain on the 
> car's electrical system.
> This kid seems well suited for a position on Obama's team!!
> Frank (likes A/C) Burkhard
> In a message dated 05/21/09 10:44:02 Eastern Daylight Time, aeroned 
> writes:
> Amazing that he would have his picture with that modification...like he's 
> proud of it. I bet his parents are proud of him and questioning the money 
> spent on his education.
> -----Original Message----- 
> From: Secular <rusecular at yahoo.com>
> To: virtualvairs at corvair.org
> Sent: Thu, 21 May 2009 3:12 am
> Subject: <VV> Grad Student - no Corvair....
> Grad student & Texas heat :)
> http://tinyurl.com/grad-texas
> Tony Irani
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