Old 11-22-2008, 03:57 PM
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Originally Posted by Barry White View Post
Currently in the prototyping phase, the car has some unique features, biggest of which is the fact that it is shaft drive, a concept abandoned by manufacturers some time ago for a number of reasons, one of which was the torsional effect caused by the positioning of the motor, which conventionally ran perpendicular alongside the shaft. However this new car claims to have solved that problem by mounting the motor perpendicular to the central shaft, yet how the power gets transferred to the shaft is still to be confirmed.
Originally Posted by #88driver View Post
No, he is saying that usual shaft cars such as TC4 have the motor mounted parallel the the shaft, but with this particular car, the motor is mounted perpindicular to the shaft.
I fixed the statement in the first post to reflect that the motors were mounted parallel to the driveshaft and NOT perpendicular like it was stated. How can the motor run ALONGSIDE and be PERPENDICULAR?

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