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3822Re: [solectria_ev] Solectria Force Batteries

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  • Lynn Long
    May 1, 2008
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      Palmdale CA
      Battery Systems 661-267-0409
      $145.76 each
      Let me know when your in town.
      Lynn

      S B <sunnybanklad@...> wrote:
      I'm in Pasadena, CA. Where did you get a price of
      $145, Lynn?

      --- "Gerard (Gary) Carlson " <gjc0@...> wrote:

      > Lynn Long:
      >
      > Sorry, but I meant to write MK 8G27 not 8G24
      > batteries.
      > I have gotten a quote from American Battery Company
      > of Hayward, CA for $191.75
      > each.? I am about to get final quotes.? Do you have
      > a favorite battery supplier that you recommend?
      >
      >
      > Gary Carlson
      > gjc0@...
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      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: Lynn Long <lynnstarr@...>
      > To: solectria_ev@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Wed, 30 Apr 2008 3:44 pm
      > Subject: Re: [solectria_ev] Force Winter Driving
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      > How much are the 8G24M lead acid gel batteries??
      > The best I've been able to come up with here (CA) is
      > $145.00 each.
      > Mine are only 4 months old so all is well so far.
      >
      > "Gerard (Gary) Carlson " <gjc0@...> wrote:
      > Lynn Long:
      >
      > The Force in the Boise winter months is noticeably
      > sluggish with decreased mileage.? I do not have any
      > actual numbers.? My batteries have almost 31,000
      > miles (MK Battery 8G24 gels) and they are
      > exhausted.? My maximum 40 mile range with new
      > batteries is now down to 15.? I am going to get
      > new?batteries next month.
      >
      > The four studded snow tires are great for winter
      > driving, but they are anything but low rolling
      > resistance.? I could not use them for the last two
      > winters because it killed the range with the ageing
      > batteries.
      >
      > I do not have battery heaters because the car sits
      > in the garage when not in use.
      >
      > Sincerely,
      >
      > Gary?Carlson
      > gjc0@...
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: Lynn Long <lynnstarr@...>
      > To: solectria_ev@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Wed, 30 Apr 2008 12:32 pm
      > Subject: Re: [solectria_ev] S-10 battery timer
      >
      > Non peak hour 9 pm to 12 pm (noon) is .05127 per kw
      > We use our S-10 for 90 percent of our needs, about
      > 110 miles a day.
      > Monthly use is about 660 kw.
      > We get 50 miles per charge. Speeds normally between
      > 40-60. I have gone 75 but the Amp usage Meter goes
      > off the chart.
      > If I didn't have the second dedicated meter put in,
      > the rate was
      > 24 cents per kw. It cost me $500.00 for the second
      > meter.
      > It sounds like Boise has a better rate by far for
      > everyday use.
      > How does your Force handle in the winter??
      > Lynn
      >
      > "Gerard (Gary) Carlson " <gjc0@...> wrote:
      > Lynn Long:
      >
      > Welcome to the group.? 3,000 miles for $40.00!? That
      > is a great deal!
      > I calculate 1.33 cents per mile.? Here in Boise we
      > do not have metered rates that depend on the time of
      > day.? We are about 6 cents per KW-Hour which works
      > out to 1.5 cents per mile for my 1992 Solectria
      > Force.
      >
      > How many miles do you get per KW-Hour?? (Outlet to
      > asphalt measurement).
      > What is your lowest non-peak rate for electricity?
      >
      > Sincerely
      >
      > Gary?Carlson
      > 1992 Solectria Force
      > ID License:? AMPEATR
      > gjc0@...
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: Lynn Long <lynnstarr@...>
      > To: solectria_ev@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Wed, 30 Apr 2008 8:18 am
      > Subject: [solectria_ev] S-10 battery timer
      >
      > I've brought back to life an S-10 Solectria.
      > Very happy with the results.
      > I am looking for the clock/timer that controlled the
      > Solectria battery
      > charger?
      >
      > We were able to have Edison install a Dedicated
      > second Meter. Now with
      > off time charging we get a great rate. About 3000
      > miles a month for
      > $40.00 in electricity.
      >
      > We're new to this site, looking forward to everyones
      > knowledge.
      >
      > Lynn
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