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Open Letter to Tesla Engineers: Drive Unit Failures

Discussion in 'Tesla Motors' started by zak650, Jul 15, 2014.

  1. zak650

    zak650 Member

    Feb 11, 2013
    Hello Tesla Engineers,

    I don't know the configuration of the inside of your gear drive is. If failures are because of single point load of the gears here is my solution:

    The solution to the single tooth loading all these transmissions are experiencing. The motor feeds a planetary reduction with 6 planet gears that output then drives a hyvo chain to the differential. This system would eliminate any single point loads. After that the next thing to fail will be the differential gears.

    Don Zacher

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