I run two small inverters on my mutant vehicle, an 800-watt and a 1200-watt. They have little fans. So far they've survived - but the reason I have two is in case one fails.
I have them mounted in a wooden cabinet to shield them a bit.
"Whaoomph! Whaomph! Burbbleburbblepattpattpattpatt... WHAAAAAaaoooaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa........!!!"
Top fuel dragster, by Elliot Naess