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by Aerowhatt
Sun Jun 17, 2018 11:27 am
Forum: EVSE (Charging Stations)
Topic: Adapters
Replies: 11
Views: 510

Re: Adapters

If it was just a 30 amp dryer outlet, I don't think I wouldn't have bothered. Short out a 12 gauge extension cord and you will trip a 30 amp breaker or blow a 30 amp fuse almost instantly, long before the conductors in the extension cord even have a chance to get warm, let alone hot. But . . . . wh...
by Aerowhatt
Sat Jun 16, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: EVSE (Charging Stations)
Topic: Adapters
Replies: 11
Views: 510

Re: Adapters

bradleydavidgood777, thank you for your post. I see that you took the inexpensive way out and are using your 120vac extension cord for 240vac without changing the connectors over to 6-20. Just pay attention as to which voltage you have at the other end when you use it. :geek: :roll: Plus also - you...
by Aerowhatt
Sat Jun 02, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: Suspension - Handling
Topic: Stock Shocks Replacement Options
Replies: 6
Views: 2872

Re: Stock Shocks Replacement Options

Nothing special (by appearance) about the rear shocks. We just need to pull a part # and then it should be pretty straight forward to find a replacement for between $20 and $50 each. I'll see if I can find one on the labels next time that I am about to hit the shower. ;)

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by Aerowhatt
Wed May 30, 2018 6:17 pm
Forum: Driving the iMiev - Range - Energy Efficiency - Operating Cost
Topic: 97 miles on single charge with 2012 Mitsubishi iMiEV (US model)
Replies: 18
Views: 950

Re: 97 miles on single charge with 2012 Mitsubishi iMiEV (US model)

Thats a good point. In this case home is about 300 ft above the shore and its very flat all the way. So that does mean that it will be harder to get home from the shore. And the wind usually would be against me coming home also. But I have 5 chargers in Glassboro so I should be able to make it ther...
by Aerowhatt
Thu May 24, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Driving the iMiev - Range - Energy Efficiency - Operating Cost
Topic: 97 miles on single charge with 2012 Mitsubishi iMiEV (US model)
Replies: 18
Views: 950

Re: 97 miles on single charge with 2012 Mitsubishi iMiEV (US model)

Route consideration is super important too. All the data I have been referring to so far. The routes start and end point are at the same location. More importantly the elevation change total is 0 ft for the round trip even if I climb do 5000 ft and then roll back down it. I did head towards Santa Fe...
by Aerowhatt
Wed May 23, 2018 3:23 pm
Forum: Driving the iMiev - Range - Energy Efficiency - Operating Cost
Topic: 97 miles on single charge with 2012 Mitsubishi iMiEV (US model)
Replies: 18
Views: 950

Re: 97 miles on single charge with 2012 Mitsubishi iMiEV (US model)

Bradley's questions are hard to answer- but we can be confident that the driving mode makes absolutely no difference in energy use during steady-state cruising, it only differs during acceleration and deceleration. But it does matter. If you have canion get mi/kWh (not summary, but instant) on one ...
by Aerowhatt
Wed May 23, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: Driving the iMiev - Range - Energy Efficiency - Operating Cost
Topic: 97 miles on single charge with 2012 Mitsubishi iMiEV (US model)
Replies: 18
Views: 950

Re: 97 miles on single charge with 2012 Mitsubishi iMiEV (US model)

Cool! I've often thought that N was a good option for downhill. Doesn't make sense to me to brake even if recharging. It depends on the circumstances. If you need to go slower than the grade allows for than coasting in N then you should definitely be in a drive mode. I use D for two reasons. I get ...
by Aerowhatt
Mon May 21, 2018 8:10 pm
Forum: Driving the iMiev - Range - Energy Efficiency - Operating Cost
Topic: 97 miles on single charge with 2012 Mitsubishi iMiEV (US model)
Replies: 18
Views: 950

Re: 97 miles on single charge with 2012 Mitsubishi iMiEV (US model)

. . . . and done completely in 'B' Mode you will note - For those here who say this isn't the most efficient way to drive . . . . well, he should be able to do well over a hundred miles if he was using whatever mode you *think* is most efficient, huh? :lol: Don Absolutely! I'm confident I could bea...
by Aerowhatt
Wed Apr 11, 2018 6:57 am
Forum: General Technical Discussions
Topic: Maintenance of gearbox ....
Replies: 15
Views: 3745

Re: Maintenance of gearbox ....

I'm confused: GRynners, are you saying that there was some slop in the geartrain that is now dampened after the oil change, or is there a different meaning to "a little jerky on take up"? Anyone else do the gearbox oil change and notice any difference? I just recently changed it on both o...
by Aerowhatt
Sun Apr 08, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: Peugeot Ion not charging with high AC voltage
Replies: 5
Views: 338

Re: Peugeot Ion not charging with high AC voltage

Good data, thank you. Inasmuch as my neighbor and I are at the end of the line and each of us has >11kW(ac) solar, our grid voltage regularly goes up over 250vac. I replaced a solar inverter that did not tolerate >256vac, but the i-MiEV has never hiccuped. Hmm that's interesting . . . perhaps it's ...

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