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by rmay635703
Sun Oct 30, 2016 3:01 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Residential Solar Regulations
Replies: 21
Views: 8902

Re: Residential Solar Regulations

errr, you used what you 'didn't use' and 'sold them' the excess you over generated so you could time shift it to later in the day not not pay for what you use later. Since the narrative is mostly ruled by one side of the issue I'm not surprised with the level of brainwashing (for lack of a better t...
by rmay635703
Sun Oct 16, 2016 6:50 pm
Forum: Buying/Leasing the iMiev
Topic: i-bargains
Replies: 67
Views: 33127

Re: i-bargains

How do I tell if a 2012 has chademo?
(I'm liking the $5000 prices that are finally showing but none seem to mention QC)
by rmay635703
Tue Oct 11, 2016 8:42 am
Forum: Buying/Leasing the iMiev
Topic: i-bargains
Replies: 67
Views: 33127

Re: i-bargains

As to used Leafi, there are more than just a handful on the Phoenix craigslist and listed at Phoenix dealer sites around the $10k mark, but they have on average 30,000 miles or so. I saw one at $8,500 or so with 41k miles. Lease returns I imagine. Prices and mileage are probably typical of markets ...
by rmay635703
Mon Oct 10, 2016 6:55 pm
Forum: Buying/Leasing the iMiev
Topic: i-bargains
Replies: 67
Views: 33127

Re: i-bargains

Odd that leafs are cheaper than Miev's.

Missed out on a $4500 2011 leaf :0 Still had the battery warranty even.
by rmay635703
Fri Sep 23, 2016 7:16 am
Forum: Wheels - Tires
Topic: Aftermarket Wheels
Replies: 55
Views: 24005

Re: Search issues and aftermarket wheels

Too bad you can't put the Honda Insight re92 size all the way around.

Nothing like the worlds most efficient tire.
by rmay635703
Fri Sep 23, 2016 7:13 am
Forum: Other Electric Vehicles
Topic: Chrysler TEV minivan
Replies: 5
Views: 2443

Re: Chrysler TEV minivan

There is only one guy who can fix the stock electronics, I would recommend tossing the stock bms, charger and motor controller. Next if memory serves that is a rare HV SEPEX motor not Ac. (And yes I have thought of buying a nife powered tevvan too but the things usually need the stock control boards...
by rmay635703
Thu Sep 15, 2016 10:30 am
Forum: Other Electric Vehicles
Topic: Chevy Bolt production version
Replies: 104
Views: 33245

Re: Chevy Bolt production version

Not according to their website: Our most affordable car yet, Model 3 achieves 215 miles of range per charge while starting at only $35,000 before incentives. The uncertainty with the Model 3 is if it will qualify for the full Federal EV incentive, as Tesla is closing in on the 200,000 vehicle thres...
by rmay635703
Tue Sep 13, 2016 7:15 pm
Forum: Other Electric Vehicles
Topic: Chevy Bolt production version
Replies: 104
Views: 33245

Re: Chevy Bolt production version

There seems to be a lot of mis information in this thread but mainly about the model 3 not the bolt. 1. The model 3 will not be cheaper even in base form than a base bolt and it won't include supercharging in the price (typical tesla after tax break misconception) 2. Supercharging is not included in...
by rmay635703
Thu Sep 08, 2016 10:44 am
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: Range Extending the IMIEV yet again
Replies: 8
Views: 4296

Re: Range Extending the IMIEV yet again

veimi wrote: 0.5/16 or 3%=1.8 miles?

Next... On my volt it was more like 5 miles, at low speeds (25mph),
so I suppose it depends on the DOD your 16kw pack actually allows and the efficiency your DC DC provides.
by rmay635703
Thu Sep 08, 2016 10:31 am
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: Range Extending the IMIEV yet again
Replies: 8
Views: 4296

Re: Range Extending the IMIEV yet again

Does this mean by adding a 40Ah standard lead acid car battery in parallel with the stock 12V i-miEV battery that range will be extended by 1/2 kWh (12V X 40 Ah = 0.5 kWh) or 0.5/16 or 3%=1.8 miles? No, there are multiple problems with that... There is something called a 14v 7 cell lead acid batter...

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