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Long haul leasing...

I read an article some time back that if you purchased/leased an EV from a dealer (I think BMW), if time came to do a road trip, you could
Michael
4:19 PM
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Re: NEMA 5-15 & 6-20 ??: DIY Volt EVSE Dual Conversion

I went ahead and tried my older 2012 Voltec Charger on 240vac - Good & Bad News. Good:  Unit did not fry, it powered up. Bad:  The unit has two flashing RED
Mike.B
Jun 20
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Re: NEMA 5-15 & 6-20 ??: DIY Volt EVSE Dual Conversion

Searched for EVSE Teardown online & first thing that popped up was: http://gm-volt.com/forum/showthread.php?164130-2015-L1-EVSE-Disassembly-Newest-Version The
jdorenste
Jun 20
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Re: NEMA 5-15 & 6-20 ??: DIY Volt EVSE Dual Conversion

James, After I sent you my observations on the internals of the Orange/Black Voltec station, I went to the gm-volt thread link you posted, and found this
Mike.B
Jun 19
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Re: NEMA 5-15 & 6-20 ??: DIY Volt EVSE Dual Conversion

James,  I opened up the sonic welded, orange/black voltec station and it really looks like it can easily be converted to 240vac using the conventional 3 wire
Mike.B
Jun 19
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Drive Electric Week & NTEAA Meeting Updates

Hopefully I’m not speaking out of turn, but since these go together: 1) I heard yesterday that North Central Texas Council Of Governments/DFW Clean Cities
jdorenste
Jun 19
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Re: NEMA 5-15 & 6-20 ??: DIY Volt EVSE Dual Conversion

I looked at the DIY conversion video, Youtube comments, linked gm-volt.com/forum thread & a few updated forum threads, & came away with a headache & two
jdorenste
Jun 19
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TX EV Incentives Program: Ends June 26 & More

1) I did not realize this before, but the TX EV Incentive was almost extended; Article in DMN:
jdorenste
Jun 16
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Re: NEMA 5-15 & 6-20 ??

Thanks Mike,  I will have to look up that conversion video.  I would not mind having one for 120 and another for 240 and keep them both in the back of the
Mike.B
Jun 14
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Re: Georgetown will be 100% Renewable! [1 Attachment]

Tesla - Taxi,  Not your average Yellow New York Cab.......  I wonder if they are less expensive over there, or is the cost per cab ride crazy high in
Mike.B
Jun 14
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Re: Georgetown will be 100% Renewable!

Yeah, the Not In My Backyard mentality is all over the US. (I am surprised to see it in this group though). That's one of the reason why renewables are not
Joachim Saupe
Jun 14
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Re: NEMA 5-15 & 6-20 ??

Mike,I looked at that video on converting the Volt L1 charger, it looked really straight forward. So I wouldn't hesitate to do the conversion. There are not
Michael
Jun 13
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Re: NEMA 5-15 & 6-20 ??

Stan,  Thanks - Since my area has absolutely no charge stations, I have to come up with a means to have chargeability with portable stations.  It comes with
Mike.B
Jun 13
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Re: NEMA 5-15 & 6-20 ?? [1 Attachment]

I didn't want to say anythin g before be cause I thought so me one else (with more "build" experience ) would reply, but: 1) I wouldn't want to risk damage to
Stanton Zeff
Jun 13
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NEMA 5-15 & 6-20 ??

OK, So I have a supplier overseas wanting to sell me a complete portable J1772 charge assembly: NEMA 5-15 (120vac) $ Less than the 240 model but I did not get
Mike.B
Jun 12
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