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10620

Re: Force Swap

No problem. :) I did just update the EV page on the site: http://www.wolftronix.com/EV.htm It was a few months behind. Peruse if you have some time to kill. ;)
Wolf
Jul 2
#10620
 
10619

Re: Force Swap

Please keep us updated in the progress. I have a similar situation and am looking into a metro convertible or 5 door hatchback. Curious about the actual
smitabharti
Jul 2
#10619
 
10618

Re: Force Swap

This is what I thought. Will start the process tomorrow. It is going to take a while. The Force is very crusty but I have practiced tearing into the Metro
ezcog
Jul 1
#10618
 
10617

Re: Force Swap

The ignition module has lockout, such that you can only turn on the AMC325 if the power selector is in neutral. One relay is the brake light, controlled by the
Wolf
Jul 1
#10617
 
10616

Re: Force Swap

Yup, you can pull everything except the battery box fuses, and the accessory fuse (the one the charger charges thru), and the amp-hour counter (SAFT chargers
Wolf
Jul 1
#10616
 
10615

Re: Force Swap

This is a great point of departure for a discussion, and HMI (human machine interface) stuff. I am curious on the purpose of the ignition box, and a couple of
William Swann
Jul 1
#10615
 
10614

Force Swap

I have a 1998 Force that has rust failures. As it turned out, a good friend has given me a '99 that had leaked oil for the past 16 years and has no rust in the
ezcog
Jul 1
#10614
 
10613

Re: last call on CALB CA Cells

Hello Don, I never said anything about load testing cells much less at 2 volts.  I said deplete the cell to 2.5 volts and then watch the voltage. If it
paul dove
Jun 29
#10613
 
10612

Re: last call on CALB CA Cells

Hello Paul Would not say it does not have any effect on a cell. If you deeply discharge a cell, that's quite a difference from how manufacturers figure cycle
theoldcars
Jun 29
#10612
 
10611

Re: last call on CALB CA Cells

All of my comments are based on personal experience. I have extensive data. In my original testing I had the cells connected to a strip chart recorder. I did
Paul Dove
Jun 28
#10611
 
10610

Re: last call on CALB CA Cells

Paul get real for once... 2 volts is the equivalent of opening the gas cap on vehicle with an empty gas tank, smelling gasoline and expecting to drive down the
wizard_80538
Jun 28
#10610
 
10609

Re: last call on CALB CA Cells

The specs say they can go down to 2 volts Sent from my iPhone
Paul Dove
Jun 27
#10609
 
10608

Re: last call on CALB CA Cells

Hello Ron I have never torn apart cells of any chemistry to see if one could see any thing visibly wrong. From my perspective it would be nothing I could
theoldcars
Jun 26
#10608
 
10607

Re: last call on CALB CA Cells

Hello Paul You quoting me out of context We were talking about cells that have been sitting for two years. Since they are in a very low SOC. The last thing I
Don
Jun 26
#10607
 
10606

Re: last call on CALB CA Cells

Discharging any below the knee of SOC curve will ruin a cell... I would not recommend any such test, or abuse of a battery... That is one condition any good
wizard_80538
Jun 26
#10606
 
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