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Old 03-26-17, 09:40 PM   #31
oil pan 4
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I run my motors well above rated horsepower.
For example on my 2hp 4 pole compressor it runs a .95 power factor, so 6.5 amps is equal to 2hp.
I run it up to 7.5 amps which is close to 2.5hp. The full load amps rating on the motor is 10 amps, which would make just over 3hp.

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