<VV> Electric A/C compressor - link to VintageAir article
wjhubbell at gmail.com
Thu Jun 14 16:59:48 EDT 2018
Makes about as much sense as using electric fans to cool the Corvair engine.
On Jun 13, 2018, at 10:48 PM, FrankDuVal via VirtualVairs <virtualvairs at corvair.org> wrote:
Bill, you get the prize. The A-6 compressor system used by GM, and on Corvairs from 62 to 67, had the capacity of 60,000 BTU/hr, which is 5 Tons of cooling!
The quoted figures mentioned about the electric 12 volt compressors were :
3,753 BTU/hr.@ 31.17 amps, and 6,613 BTU/hr. @ 49.59 amps. respectively.
Just what is 6,000 btu/hr going to do in the greenhouse of a Corvair in Washington DC at 95 degrees F and 90% humidity???????
I guess if you keep the car in a cool garage and don't leave........
> On 6/13/2018 8:16 PM, William Hubbell via VirtualVairs wrote:
> Only somebody with no understanding of thermodynamics would ever consider this a good idea.
> Bill Hubbell
> On Jun 13, 2018, at 6:07 PM, Dave Leonard via VirtualVairs <virtualvairs at corvair.org> wrote:
> Tech Topic: Is an Electric Compressor a Good Option for My Hot Rod? Bottom
> line, not quite yet:
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