Re: [EVDL] Can a DC fast charging option be added to a Chevy Bolt ?

2020-08-07 Thread Peter VanDerWal via EV
The only thing that /might/ be there is the wiring harness. I guarantee that the DC fastcharge connector, contactors, HV wires are not and that the computer is not programed to work with DC fast charging. August 7, 2020 11:27 AM, "Willie via EV" wrote: > On 8/7/20 10:17 AM, Peter VanDerWal

Re: [EVDL] Can a DC fast charging option be added to a Chevy Bolt ?

2020-08-07 Thread Willie via EV
On 8/7/20 10:17 AM, Peter VanDerWal via EV wrote: Not without a LOT of work. You'd need to replace the input port, add the high voltage cabling, the contactors, etc. and then replace the computer to allow the port to work, probably have to replace the wiring harness to get the extra canbus

Re: [EVDL] Can a DC fast charging option be added to a Chevy Bolt ?

2020-08-07 Thread Peter VanDerWal via EV
Not without a LOT of work. You'd need to replace the input port, add the high voltage cabling, the contactors, etc. and then replace the computer to allow the port to work, probably have to replace the wiring harness to get the extra canbus connector(s) (or splice them in) By the way, DC

Re: [EVDL] Can a DC fast charging option be added to a Chevy Bolt ?

2020-08-04 Thread Haudy Kazemi via EV
Fixed fees on charging station sessions discourage the use of stations when only a small amount of energy is needed. These fees encourage long sessions. Per minute rates discourage EVs from charging at the station when they cannot charge at the maximum rate the station is capable of. This

Re: [EVDL] Can a DC fast charging option be added to a Chevy Bolt ?

2020-08-03 Thread Steves via EV
Oh and I’m not so sure fast charge is worth it. It isnt fast if you are more than 2/3 full and I’ve found it to be really expensive. I’ve had it quit during a charge and have to start again but there is a ‘start up’ charge each time you plug in. I drove ours to NJ from VA and when they had free

Re: [EVDL] Can a DC fast charging option be added to a Chevy Bolt ?

2020-08-03 Thread Steves via EV
Our 2019 is a base model LT with the only options being fast charge, comfort package, driver confidence package, and some stupid little stuff (like wheel locks!). It was a car on the lot with that stuff. -Steve > On Aug 3, 2020, at 2:01 PM, Mark Hanson via EV wrote: > > Hi folks > How hard

[EVDL] Can a DC fast charging option be added to a Chevy Bolt ?

2020-08-03 Thread Mark Hanson via EV
Hi folks How hard is it to add a fast charging option to a Chevy Bolt that doesn’t have one? It looks like the base 2020 model doesn’t have and from googling around appears that you have to buy the Premier version to get it (or at least that’s what the dealers want you to think). They’re