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25388

Re: Prices rising for Optima?

BMS = Battery Management System. Just more Sparrownaut jargon. In a nutshell, the BMS queries individual cells during charge and/or discharge, applying
trheitzman86
8:52 PM
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25387

Re: 2000 sparrow Manuals

Steve, it sounds like your car is not running and is partially disassembled? Photos under your hood and inside the rear compartment would be helpful so that we
trheitzman86
8:32 PM
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25386

Re: Prices rising for Optima?

... Battery Management System (or Battery Monitoring System depending on capabilities) Prevents over charging and discharging too low. -- Worlds only All
John Lussmyer
8:26 PM
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25385

Re: Prices rising for Optima?

What do you mean by BMS? Thanks Steve L. Sent from Steve Larson ... What do you mean by BMS? Thanks Steve L. Sent from Steve Larson On Jan 15, 2018, at 6:15
Stephen Larson
5:57 PM
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25384

Re: 2000 sparrow Manuals

Hi my car 🚙 is the jelly bean style blue. It has 22,000 miles on it. The previous owner kind of hack it up on the electrical and drivetrain. I’m sure he
Stephen Larson
5:51 PM
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25383

Re: Prices rising for Optima?

Has anyone posted anything about using batteries out of leaf cars online? I would like to know more about this option. My sparrow is sitting waiting for new
griffmar7
5:32 PM
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25382

Re: Prices rising for Optima?

... I use Leaf modules in my F-250 and made my own BMS. -- Try my Sensible Email package! https://sourceforge.net/projects/sensibleemail/ [Non-text portions
John Lussmyer
4:14 PM
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25381

Re: Prices rising for Optima?

I do not know much about it but am aware is about all, I figure I will get current when needed, my batteries are all newer at 1 year with only a few cycles at
Doug Doty
3:37 PM
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25380

Re: Prices rising for Optima?

From what I understand the leaf cells need to have a separate BMS because Nissan has proprietary or some sort of confusion around the original BMS. Manzanita
greg williams
3:18 PM
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25379

Re: Prices rising for Optima?

Doug, Thanks. I love the idea of using a battery system out of a high-production car like the Volt or Leaf, particularly if you can get the BMS. My Sparrows
Steven P. Jackson, PE, PhD
3:15 PM
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25378

Re: Prices rising for Optima?

Batteries out of wrecked electric cars, like Volt and Leaf
Doug Doty
1:39 PM
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25377

Re: "reclaimed lithium"

... When you snatch back your pill box from your bratty brother, pills that you need for your mental stability. Seriously, though: it's "Lithium-ion" (Li-ion),
davide
1:39 PM
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25376

Re: Prices rising for Optima?

I saw a set of cells from a leaf battery in a Sparrow recently.  Rich, over at Manzanita micro, had a backroom room project going. Look like they fit in quite
greg williams
12:48 PM
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25375

Re: Prices rising for Optima?

Hi Doug, What are "reclaimed lithium"? I haven't heard that phrase before. -Steve Fairfax, VA #129 & #245 On Jan 14, 2018, at 3:46 PM, Doug Doty
Steven P. Jackson, PE, PhD
12:38 PM
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25374

Re: Prices rising for Optima?

I like original but my next stop will be reclaimed lithium for sure Sent from my iPhone
Doug Doty
Jan 14
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