micmel2
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Location: Union City, California

Re: L2 charging using a dryer connector

Sat Apr 27, 2013 3:50 pm

DonDakin:

I like your solution. Unfortunately my 10-30 connector is in the wall maybe two feet up from the ground directly behind my dryer, i.e. not accessible unless I physically move the dryer a few feet out. Do you know if anyone sells a 10-30 extension cord? I don't need it very long, perhaps maybe three feet would be sufficient. I could then plug the dryer into the extension cord most of the time, and then unplug it during those relatively rare times when I need the 240V charge.

DonDakin
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Re: L2 charging using a dryer connector

Mon Apr 29, 2013 7:22 am

Hi there,

I don't know of any dryer extentions that are already made but You can build an extention from stuff at home depot. You can get a molded dryer plug (male) with 3-4 feet of wire already attached and a box and dryer plug (female) for about $35.00

If you have basic tools and a volt meter it's pretty easy to do but if you not comfortable with wiring this then maybe you can purchase the parts and bring it to an electrician to wire it up. Should not be expensive.

Think it thru to find your best solution and let us know how it goes.

Don....

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