Re: [EVDL] Miles Remaining

2014-05-14 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
I like the Cruising Equipment E-meter, Heart Interface Link-10, and now it's the Xantrex Link-Lite something-or-other I have 2 E-Meters that nobody has bought, give me a fair price and I'll bet I say yes. www.TucsonEV/EVstuff.html Rush www.TucsonEV.com

Re: [EVDL] article: The Oatmeal - What It's Like to Own a Tesla Model-S

2014-05-18 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
The question is - is it nonstop hilarious enough so that you contributed to the building of the Tesla Science Center? http://www.teslasciencecenter.org/donate/ Rush www.TucsonEV.com -Original Message- From: EV [mailto:ev-boun...@lists.evdl.org] On Behalf Of J Bills via EV Sent:

[EVDL] Electric Sailboat Lithium Pack Install

2014-05-24 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Hey all, My dad is going to get his electric motor and battery pack installed in his boat next week. It is a 48v 200ah Lithium battery pack from www.elitepowersolutions.com and will be installed by Marco Gaxiola of www.energyev.com (a brand new Mexican EV supply company). Marco has a conversion

Re: [EVDL] winter parking brake

2014-06-20 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
There is an adapter plate with a parking paw in it which slots into a ratchet to keep the vehicle from rolling. See http://www.tucsonev.com/EVstuff.html scroll down to 4 for some pictures (it's still for sale, cheap) Rush www.TucsonEV.com -Original Message- From: EV

Re: [EVDL] EV potential - Postal Service and 7 MPG average

2014-06-29 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Here's a link to Rodrick Wilde's 'Gone Postal' upgrade of an EV PO van http://www.nedra.com/movies/pso04/gone_postal_maiden_voyage.mov and a description of its components http://www.thefoat.com/fa/m-my_blog_comments/blog_id-1110 and another Utube vid https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_tFVgSwQ62g

Re: [EVDL] leaf blowers

2014-07-23 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
This is a little off subject, but personally I detest Leaf Blowers all they do is push the dirt/leaves into the air and off of your property on to my property. I put it in the same category as littering. Rush www.TucsonEV.com -Original Message- From: EV

Re: [EVDL] Charge Cable Theft Idea (boots on the ground)

2014-09-03 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
If anybody wants to modify their EVSE I can supply an Inlet that they can connect to. They can send me their plug and cord and I can attach another plug so that they can plug into their EVSE and into their EV Rush Dougherty www.TucsonEV.com -Original Message- From: EV

[EVDL] International Plug In Day in Hermosillo MX

2014-09-30 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Hi all, This weekend was the International Plug In Day in Hermosillo MX ( http://www.diadelautoelectrico.org/). It was great! There were 3 cars from Tucson, my 2000 Insight (hybrid), EV Jerry took his Spirit of DC (Prius) and Clarence trailered his Karmen Ghia conversion. We had a police escort

Re: [EVDL] afk ...

2014-10-03 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Hey Bruce, Our thoughts are with you and hope that your goiter withdrawal goes well. We'll be hearing from you soon after the 8th. Rush www.TucsonEV.com -Original Message- From: EV [mailto:ev-boun...@lists.evdl.org] On Behalf Of brucedp5 via EV Sent: Friday, October 03, 2014 10:05

Re: [EVDL] 1990's era EVSE AVCON Connectors

2014-10-18 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Actually you don't need a new J1772 Cable on it, all you need is a new head. Replace the Avcon head with a J1772 head, very simple. I've done quite a few. And as David said, it's a good idea to replace the battery for the internal clock. Here is a link to show how to do it, both ways shown.

Re: [EVDL] EVLN: CA testing 55+mpge mi-based/VMT road-tax-fees aimed@ plugins

2014-11-07 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Ben wrote - Put simply, the government has no business knowing how much I drive where and when. So I guess you take the battery out of your cellphone when you're driving... Rush Tucson AZ ___ UNSUBSCRIBE: http://www.evdl.org/help/index.html#usub

Re: [EVDL] Range vs Speed

2014-11-09 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Corporation http://www.proxim.com Email: cwa...@proxim.com Private: http://www.cvandewater.info Skype: cor_van_de_water Tel: +1 408 383 7626 -Original Message- From: EV [mailto:ev-boun...@lists.evdl.org] On Behalf Of Rush Dougherty via EV Sent: Sunday, November 09, 2014 7:53 PM

Re: [EVDL] Range vs Speed

2014-11-09 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Yup... I put up two pdf's about LRR, one from Green Seal in Mar 2003, the other from the Transportation Research Board in 2006 http://tucsonev.com/LRR.html Old, but the info is still good. Hopefully there are still some tires being manufactured... Rush www.TucsonEV.com -Original

Re: [EVDL] Range vs Speed

2014-11-10 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
You lose.. it looks like you owe me $50... you can paypal me at e...@tucson.com This has been substantiated by many Insight owners on the Insightcentral.net list. None of the other LRR tires work as well as the Potenza RE 92's on the Insight. Rush www.TucsonEV.com -Original Message-

[EVDL] Cell Phones and tracking and EV taxes

2014-11-13 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
In a recent thread we were talking about how would the Gov or LocalGov be able to tax EV's for Road Tax. I can't rem who was doubting that the gov doesn't use our cellphones to gather info about us, but here is a link that might surprise you Americans' Cellphones Targeted in Secret U.S. Spy

Re: [EVDL] EVLN: Hand-wringing EV angst is not a real problem

2014-11-18 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Bob wrote - My friend drove to an all day conference about 40 miles away. No problem. Plug in all day. Until his wife ended up back home in the emergency room and it took him a few hours on L2 to get enough charge to get home. He is still living that down. I am a full beliver that 80 mile

Re: [EVDL] EVLN: Hand-wringing EV angst is not a real problem

2014-11-18 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
I'm not sure I agree... I think that everything has its limits and it's fine to admit and respect them. Let me ask you, if your boss, the day of the must-have-for-trade-show parts asks you to pick up 20 bags of cement, and it would grossly overload the springs of your care, would you say Yes of

Re: [EVDL] Portable EVSE: Turning over a new Leaf...

2014-12-14 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Roland, I read your posts (and people's posts) with amazement at what we, as individuals, have actually achieved using our own resources, technical and sometimes untechnical knowledge, and just plain old ingenuity. A lot of what is said here sounds difficult to do, but when explained in simple

Re: [EVDL] EVLN: Use a j1772 extension cord as ice'd-EVSE work-around

2014-12-19 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
I thought of that years ago, literally years ago, I've been making J1772 Extension Cords for 3 years now... And mine is cheaper, if you want longer cord I can give it to you at a lower price and my cord is UL listed, besides who needs a 40A cord when your EVSE only puts out 30A? Rush

Re: [EVDL] 120240v (kit/assembled) battery charger? (Open source?)

2015-01-30 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Jay wrote - http://www.thunderstruck-ev.com/pfc-ii-2500-and-charge-controller.html Also, the integrated j1772 signal decoding is a nice feature How is the Proximity protocol implemented in the charger? Rush Tucson AZ ___ UNSUBSCRIBE:

Re: [EVDL] Scrapping an EV

2015-01-16 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Or look in your local paper for somebody that will come out to your place to pick up the car, he'll pay you a fair value of the scrap value that he'll get at the local yard. I had a '74 Audi Quattro that I got $125 for. It helps if you unhook the battery, drain the fluids. Or check out Craig's

Re: [EVDL] Scrapping an EV

2015-01-16 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
of usable parts. I'd be surprised if he gets anything more than a free haul away. Peter Flipsen Jr On Jan 16, 2015 4:56 PM, Rush Dougherty via EV ev@lists.evdl.org wrote: Or look in your local paper for somebody that will come out to your place to pick up the car, he'll pay you a fair value

[EVDL] Rich Rudman and his EV in Alaska....

2015-01-19 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
This was just posted on the NEDRA newsgroup Get out the 2x4, rich Rudman is on TV. ;-) If you are not already aware, Rich Rudman, our longtime EV hero and electronics manufacturer, has managed to win the $100,000 prize in the History Channel's Alaska Off-Road Warriors TV show.

Re: [EVDL] New Yorker - The Electric Future of Motorcycle Racing

2015-01-28 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Now that is big time coverage. Congratulations! Rush Tucson AZ -Original Message- From: EV [mailto:ev-boun...@lists.evdl.org] On Behalf Of Bill Dube via EV Sent: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 4:01 PM To: Electric Vehicle Discussion List Subject: [EVDL] New Yorker - The Electric

Re: [EVDL] 120240v (kit/assembled) battery charger? (Open source?)

2015-01-29 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
There are 277 pages to that thread I would check out the thread before committing to building it. Rush Tucson AZ -Original Message- From: EV [mailto:ev-boun...@lists.evdl.org] On Behalf Of Rod Hower via EV Sent: Thursday, January 29, 2015 11:41 AM To: Electric Vehicle Discussion

Re: [EVDL] EV Demand Response - (now Home solar)

2015-01-10 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
I like PV a lot, in fact I wrote an article about PV on my RV that was published in Home Power, but isn't this list supposed to talk/discuss EV's? Rush Tucson AZ ___ UNSUBSCRIBE: http://www.evdl.org/help/index.html#usub

Re: [EVDL] PB-6 Extra Wire

2015-02-13 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
I looked at Marco's Youtube video and even with my poor understanding of Spanish, I can understand how the Pot works. Look at all the other videos he has, pretty soon he's going to have a whole conversion up. And it seems from the numbers of viewers that the videos are being seen. Here's a link

Re: [EVDL] Cold Charging Lithium Experiences

2015-02-20 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Since you are in your garage, put a couple incandescent light bulbs in the battery compartment to heat it up overnight. Rush Tucson AZ -Original Message- From: EV [mailto:ev-boun...@lists.evdl.org] On Behalf Of Danpatgal via EV Sent: Friday, February 20, 2015 1:26 PM To:

Re: [EVDL] [SPAM?] EVLN: Will replacement USPS mail-trucks be Electric?

2015-03-19 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Lee wrote - I wonder what would happen if Tesla took a page from Apple, and offered free trial EVs to the Post Office? Like Apple offering free computers to schools, free got them hooked. Then they went on to spend billions of dollars to buy more. Apple got all their money back, and a lot

Re: [EVDL] Making solar work in a conventional vehicle.

2015-03-30 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
When I had a full time job (although this J1772 stuff is turning into a full time job...), I'd have to leave around 6:30 - 7 AM and it would be dark out. If I had a EV that depended on PV panels on the EV roof, I'd be stuck at home, maybe not too bad a deal... Rush Tucson AZ -Original

Re: [EVDL] How I purchased a totaled Leaf for the battery pack

2015-03-26 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Great write up, it should be very helpful to anybody that wants the pack or parts. Rush www.TucsonEV.com -Original Message- From: EV [mailto:ev-boun...@lists.evdl.org] On Behalf Of Jay Summet via EV Sent: Thursday, March 26, 2015 7:39 PM To: Electric Vehicle Discussion List

[EVDL] Texas Mile - 174.2 mph!

2015-03-28 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
John Wayland just posted this on the NEDRA group. Even though it is 'racing', I thought that people that are interested in EV's should be made aware of it. It is just shows what a determined EV team can do. Hello to All, The fully street legal, all factory-bodied 1968 Mustang Fastback with a

Re: [EVDL] Damaged ADC FB1-4001A Motor

2015-03-04 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Hey Dennis, are your ears on? Do you redo motors in Thailand?? Rush Tucson AZ -Original Message- From: EV [mailto:ev-boun...@lists.evdl.org] On Behalf Of Ted Lowe, FVEAA via EV Sent: Wednesday, March 04, 2015 9:34 AM To: Electric Vehicle Discussion List Subject: [EVDL] Damaged ADC

Re: [EVDL] Help! - Double motor failure!

2015-02-21 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Bill wrote - Also, you really need to break in a motor under light load for quite some time before giving it maximum amps. I spin the motors using ~12 volts for about a week to break in the brushes. Is that a week continuous? Rush Tucson AZ ___

Re: [EVDL] New Tesla Owner

2015-03-23 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Mike, Excellent, a sure jump up from your present EV... Now you have to get HP/Tesla to install some superchargers. I hope that you give all your co-workers a demo ride, make a video. Congratulations! Rush Tucson AZ -Original Message- From: EV [mailto:ev-boun...@lists.evdl.org] On

Re: [EVDL] 120240v (kit/assembled) battery charger? (Open source?)

2015-01-29 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Jan wrote - That said, I'm planning on getting an EMW open-source charger. But I'm an EE. Keep us appraised of your progress. Rush Tucson AZ ___ UNSUBSCRIBE: http://www.evdl.org/help/index.html#usub http://lists.evdl.org/listinfo.cgi/ev-evdl.org

Re: [EVDL] article: World's first 1 megawatt all-electric race car to compete at Pikes Peak

2015-04-03 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Roger - Great photos of Woodburn, any more somewhere? Rush www.TucsonEV.com -Original Message- From: EV [mailto:ev-boun...@lists.evdl.org] On Behalf Of Roger Stockton via EV Sent: Thursday, April 02, 2015 8:33 PM To: Electric Vehicle Discussion List Subject: Re: [EVDL] article:

[EVDL] Zombie 222

2015-04-01 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
John Wayland just put this up on the NEDRA list - Hello to All, Here is a teaser link to a web magazine 'The Verge' that will be featuring Black Zombie later today - the opening paragraph is a fun read: Dear Verge readers, Later this morning, you'll be able to read and watch our amazing

Re: [EVDL] Large Format NiMH Battery Patent Expirations?

2015-06-09 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Very interesting... can you give us some numbers on the 'capacity' (5%, 50%, 99%), that is recovered and how long this is good for (1 day, 6 months, 3 years)? Will this work for all NiMH or only cells that hold a certain voltage for a certain period of time? I have a Honda Insight that has NiMH

Re: [EVDL] Final post, was: Bicycle battery

2015-06-20 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Cor wrote - Besides, after a couple back-and-forth sessions with the same info being repeated I am sure that over 90% of the readers have tuned out anyway and those that are still reading already have all the info, so if the other person insists to repeat the wrong info one more time then so

Re: [EVDL] EVLN: Zombie222 electric 1968 Mustang 0-60mph:2s destroys Tesla-SP85D

2015-06-25 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Roger wrote - Likewise, it would be hardly surprising if the Tesla and Zombie222 were but on a road course and the Tesla bested the Zombie222; after all, the Zombie has been optimised to accelerate as quickly as possible in a straight line on a flat surface for 1320ft: period. Put the

Re: [EVDL] Success!

2015-05-31 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
I'm not sure that an evap cooler is viable anymore in our area... My understanding is that the cheapness of the materials that make up an evap cooler is a major factor in the lifetime cost. I know that I had to replace the pads each year, do some cleanout of the calcium buildup, maybe replace the

[EVDL] Lithium install in Tucson

2015-05-27 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Hi all, Some friends here in Tucson bought a S-10 Ranger EV with Nimh a few months ago. After trying to get the pack working again they decided to go with lithium. They bought the new CALB cells, 100AH, for a pack total of 345.6v, 108 cells. They are using the EVIC BMS system

Re: [EVDL] Lithium install in Tucson

2015-05-27 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Wups. not an S-10, but a Ford Ranger EV... Rush Tucson AZ -Original Message- From: Rush Dougherty [mailto:r...@ironandwood.org] Sent: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 8:56 AM To: EVDL (ev@lists.evdl.org) Subject: Lithium install in Tucson Hi all, Some friends here in Tucson bought a

Re: [EVDL] Design News: Why Aren't Electrical Cars Sales Better? It's the battery.

2015-05-30 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Roland wrote Also no federal and state tax on private roads. So I guess that means that there is no tax on roads 'Not maintained by County'? Rush Tucson AZ ___ UNSUBSCRIBE: http://www.evdl.org/help/index.html#usub

Re: [EVDL] Good data or bad? How do you know? Or is it the interpretation?

2015-06-27 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Hardy also stated at 4:18 perhaps should not read too much into it and at 5:02 not sure if it's fair to read too much into this. I'm sure the manufacturer would not recommend using shunt balancers on only half the cells Rush Tucson AZ -Original Message- From: EV

[EVDL] Zombie 222 sets new record

2015-07-05 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Hello to All, Today, July 5th, Mitch Medford returned to the San Antonio Raceway drag track and got two killer low 10 second time slips within 1% of each other to qualify the Zombie 222 '68 Mustang Fastback as the new king of the Pro Street legal EV. A 10.243 @ 137.24 mph backed up by a 10.2750

[EVDL] charging numbers

2015-05-25 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
The e-Golf has a 7.2kW charger on board and L2 charging will take 4 hrs. So does that mean that it averages 7.5A per hour? My logic - 7200 watts / 4 hrs = 1800 watts per hour, 1800 watts per hour / 240v = 7.5 A per hours. I know that I'm doing something wrong here but I just can't see it. Some

Re: [EVDL] EVLN: NYPD busting seizing escooters ebicycles

2015-08-17 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
at 2:50 PM, Rush Dougherty via EV ev@lists.evdl.org wrote: While the law may be dumb and the facts cited wrong. The main negative thing about these electric scooters and electric bikes is that the riders TOTALLY ignore any law, they are actually quite dangereous. Even the average pedal

Re: [EVDL] Emotorworks (Juicebox) customer support

2015-10-16 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Jay Summet wrote > > The only downside I see with the JuiceBox is that it is (not yet) UL Certified, although they > claim to be undergoing that multi-month long certification process now. This is disclosed > on the website if you look. Why is UL certification important to you? Rush Dougherty

Re: [EVDL] Securing your portable L1 EVSE (park on it)

2015-10-20 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
>From what my cable/cord vendors have told me, it is a not a good practice to >run over, or put your tires on any kind of cord. It shortens their life. The action of the tire rolling over the cord causes the wires inside to twist and adds to failure, and the jacket of the cord is stressed so that

[EVDL] Gas vs Electric Lawn Mower - Elec wins

2015-10-12 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
I don’t know how many of you look at Robert Llewellyn's Fully Charged videos, but here is one that you shouldn’t miss - https://www.facebook.com/FullyChargedShow/videos/867139510038966/ It is just

Re: [EVDL] Gas vs Electric Lawn Mower - Elec wins

2015-10-12 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Damon, Why don't you do a little experiment - get a friend/somebody who has the 'same' motorcycle as yours, fill his tank with the equivalent amount of kw as your battery pack (don't for get to run his tank/carburetor dry to equalize the total amount of energy), and see who runs the longest, then

[EVDL] cooling pack, motor etc.

2015-10-06 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Xh_7sJhjYg Here's a pretty cool, heh, heh, video about cooling possibilities - pack, motor, radiator etc. I found it looking for ways of cooling A123 20A Pouches. No idea about the price. Rush www.TucsonEV.com ___

Re: [EVDL] EVLN: NYPD busting seizing escooters ebicycles

2015-07-11 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
uphill in an eBike, as on the level. On Sat, Jul 11, 2015 at 2:50 PM, Rush Dougherty via EV ev@lists.evdl.org wrote: While the law may be dumb and the facts cited wrong. The main negative thing about these electric scooters and electric bikes is that the riders TOTALLY ignore any law

Re: [EVDL] EVLN: NYPD busting seizing escooters ebicycles

2015-07-11 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
While the law may be dumb and the facts cited wrong. The main negative thing about these electric scooters and electric bikes is that the riders TOTALLY ignore any law, they are actually quite dangereous. Even the average pedal bike rider ignores all the traffic laws. The name of the delivery game

Re: [EVDL] video:Tesla motor hacked!

2015-07-11 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Love it, EVTV always does it first... But if you watch the vid, you'll see that Michal Elias says that he has a universal controller. He claims that it will control a Chevrolet Volt, Toyota Prius and several others. I think that there are lots of things to work out, like he has to get wires

[EVDL] Zombie 222 does the 1/4 mile in 9.89 @ 140.67 mph

2015-08-29 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Here's an email that John Wayland just posted on the NEDRA group - Hello to All, It's a bit late to post as it's nearly September, but the Zombie 222 is on the cover and is the featured story in the August issue of Mustang Monthly. It's a pretty big deal that an electric Mustang displaced a gas

Re: [EVDL] UK grid too weak for 34M EVs (not when we stop pumping gas too!)

2015-12-04 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Typical ignorance Rush Dougherty www.TucsonEV.com > -Original Message- > From: EV [mailto:ev-boun...@lists.evdl.org] On Behalf Of EVDL Administrator via EV > Sent: Friday, December 04, 2015 10:46 AM > To: Electric Vehicle Discussion List > Subject: Re: [EVDL] UK grid too weak for

Re: [EVDL] UK grid too weak for 34M EVs (not when we stop pumping gas too!)

2015-12-04 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Great website Peri, lots of information. Rush Dougherty www.TucsonEV.com > -Original Message- > From: EV [mailto:ev-boun...@lists.evdl.org] On Behalf Of Peri Hartman via EV > Sent: Friday, December 04, 2015 8:09 AM > To: Robert Bruninga; Electric Vehicle Discussion List > Subject: Re:

Re: [EVDL] EVLN: Tesla holds value better than almost any other modern car

2015-12-01 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
I wanted to learn how the Tesla holds it value better but was met with - Sorry, this article is not free to view. To continue reading please select one of the options below: Rush Dougherty Tucson AZ 85719 > -Original Message- > From: EV [mailto:ev-boun...@lists.evdl.org] On Behalf Of

Re: [EVDL] Lead battery charging to 13.2v

2016-01-12 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Robert Bruninga wrote - > I put a gel cell on a benchtop power supply and it charged overnight to zero > current at about > 13.2v Inductive charging? Rush Dougherty Tucson AZ 85719 ___ UNSUBSCRIBE: http://www.evdl.org/help/index.html#usub

[EVDL] Leaf - 5 years free charging in Holland

2016-01-12 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Looks like the Dutch and Nissan are getting together in Holland, why can't some company do the same thing here. https://chargedevs.com/newswire/dutch-buyers-get-four-years-of-fast-charging-wit h-nissan-evs/ Rush Dougherty www.TucsonEV.com ___

Re: [EVDL] Driving a Leaf from San Francisco to Santa Cruz and back.

2016-06-16 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
http://www.geocontext.org/publ/2010/04/profiler/en/?topo_ha=20160613731379516 Hi all, here's a link (I think it works...) to geocontext, if you take some time you can set up a route either by foot, bicycle, or car and find the up's and down's... It should be useful to some people that are really

Re: [EVDL] Leaf donor car? Re: Books on converting a car to ev?

2016-01-14 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Exactly Rush Dougherty Tucson AZ 85719 Bill Dube wrote - Tesla has simply > beat you to the punch. Tesla beat _everyone_ to the punch. They will continue to beat > everyone to the punch. > > Bill D. ___ UNSUBSCRIBE:

Re: [EVDL] Looking for a j1772 plug or plug and wire or busted 30 amp charger.

2016-01-28 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Or www.TucsonEV.com... Rush Dougherty Tucson AZ 85719 > -Original Message- > From: EV [mailto:ev-boun...@lists.evdl.org] On Behalf Of VA7DVR via EV > Sent: Thursday, January 28, 2016 10:36 PM > To: Lawrence Rhodes; Electric Vehicle Discussion List > Subject: Re: [EVDL] Looking for a

Re: [EVDL] Juicebox contactor problem

2016-02-01 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Actually Cor, when I tested the Juicebox I had a meter in the J1772 Power pins and it showed 240vac from the first thunk to the 2nd thunk, when the contactor closed and when it opened. And the easiest way the contactor can be tested is to put power thru it and that is what the Juicebox does. Best

[EVDL] Juicebox contactor problem

2016-01-31 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Hi all, A friend has a Juicebox, one of the earlier ones, and when he plugged the power cord in, I heard a thunk, thunk, like the contactor was engaging and disengaging. I asked him if that was new and he said nope, whenever I plug it in it does that. So I guess it was doing a contactor test.

[EVDL] PFC-30

2016-01-29 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Hi All, I have a PFC-30 for sale. I've been trying to list it on EV Trading Post, but Arron hasn't put up the ad. So - Bought in 2005/6? Don't rem exactly what I paid for it, and don't have the invoice, but I'm sure Rich has a copy somewhere, I think it was about $2900, plus or minus. Cost for

Re: [EVDL] Best & least expensive J1772 plug.

2016-01-23 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Hi Lawrence and all, The cost for the J1772 Inlet, 50A, no cord, with proximity switch and circuit is $90 plus shipping USPS, Medium rate box, of $13.45 (USPS rates went up last weekend). If you want me to crimp, to Mil Spec, your cord onto a J1772 Plug, then the charge is $20, plus the Plug

Re: [EVDL] Updated: Outdoor home EVSE: Installing External Charge Access

2016-01-24 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
On page 9 of the J1772 Revised Spec TABLE 1 - CHARGE METHOD ELECTRICAL RATINGS (NORTH AMERICA) Charge Method Nominal Supply Voltage Maximum Current Branch Circuit Breaker (Volts) (Amps-continuous) rating (Amps) AC Level 1 120 V AC,

Re: [EVDL] Musk sez PM Lee 'would investigate' the Singapore Tesla EV situation

2016-03-13 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Hi Mike, Any numbers on total miles, Kw used, etc? Sounds like you're enjoying it... Rush Dougherty www.TucsonEV.com > -Original Message- > From: EV [mailto:ev-boun...@lists.evdl.org] On Behalf Of Mike Nickerson via EV > Sent: Sunday, March 13, 2016 12:17 PM > To: brucedp5; Electric

Re: [EVDL] EVLN: Zero FXS Electric-Motorcycle weekend-diary> quietest smokey-burnout

2016-03-12 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Bruce wrote - > > > % Impetuous asshat hoon(supermoto ice) rider(EV-noob) was given the lowest > cost > Zero > model to review: slow L1 650W on-board charging = big mistake & the cause of > this sad > review. The reviewer really needed the 2x range ZF6.5 model with the max > accessory(fastest)

Re: [EVDL] eMotorWerks' inline-adapter JuicePlug makes dumb j1772 EVSE smart

2016-03-19 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Entirely correct Marco, I change out the Tesla plugs for a J1772 plug and have inspected the UMC and there is no UL approval anywhere on it. Rush Dougherty Tucson AZ 85719 > -Original Message- > From: EV [mailto:ev-boun...@lists.evdl.org] On Behalf Of Marco Gaxiola via EV > Sent:

Re: [EVDL] S-10 truck w/ Nissan Leaf battery pack range

2016-03-28 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Here is what Mark Brueggemann did with his pickup bed - http://teva2.com/projects.html#bedlift Rush Dougherty Tucson AZ 85719 > -Original Message- > From: EV [mailto:ev-boun...@lists.evdl.org] On Behalf Of Barry Oppenheim via EV > Sent: Monday, March 28, 2016 1:07 PM > To: Jay Summet;

Re: [EVDL] EVLN: (Why?) Nissan sez it is 'Tesla-3 Stoked' ...

2016-04-12 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Mark wrote > > I'd be interested in seeing the data you refer to that shows that most GM dealers try to > avoid selling EVs.[] H... interesting 'my head is stuck in the sand' attitude, wanting data Well, just as a wild guess, I'd say that the first chapter would be about the EV1. A

Re: [EVDL] EVLN: (Why?) Nissan sez it is 'Tesla-3 Stoked' ...

2016-04-12 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Discussion > List'" <ev@lists.evdl.org> Subject: Re: [EVDL] EVLN: (Why?) Nissan sez it is 'Tesla-3 > Stoked' ... Date: 4/12/16, 4:43 PM > > > On 12 Apr 2016 at 14:29, Rush Dougherty via EV wrote: > > > I'd say that the first chapter would be about the EV1, A f

Re: [EVDL] EVLN: (Why?) Nissan sez it is 'Tesla-3 Stoked' ...

2016-04-11 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Isn't there a figure, like 30% IIRC, of the dealers income that is dependent on servicing the vehicles they sell? Well if there is only 'one moving part' that income is going to be reduced drastically... I really don't see the ICE car dealers cutting their own throats... Rush Dougherty

Re: [EVDL] eMotorWerks' inline-adapter JuicePlug makes dumb j1772 EVSE smart

2016-03-19 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Now, now Alan, be careful... As David R says so often, what you say on the internet stays on the internet... and you don't want to be banned from this newsgroup like you have been banned from other DIY Electric Car forums, what is it now... 4 times with different emails. Rush Dougherty Tucson AZ

Re: [EVDL] article:The world's largest electric vehicle travels soon in Switzerland

2016-03-19 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
That's nothing new... people have been rolling rocks (read cargo) down hills for years... the problem is getting the rocks back up. So while the loaded vehicle may have a net gain in electricity, it is a little false to say that, since you're not taking into consideration the energy of the

Re: [EVDL] eMotorWerks' inline-adapter JuicePlug makes dumb j1772 EVSE smart

2016-03-20 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Calm down there crusin... There are a lot of EV things not UL approved and besides they don't have to be... Seems like you have a beef with Valery and emotorwerks... I personally think it looks great and will be a great benefit to the community and his raising all his funding on kickstarter is

Re: [EVDL] EVLN: What You Need To Know To Wire A Garage EVSE

2016-03-07 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
> -Original Message- > From: EV [mailto:ev-boun...@lists.evdl.org] On Behalf Of EVDL Administrator via EV > Sent: Monday, March 07, 2016 12:06 PM > To: Electric Vehicle Discussion List > Subject: Re: [EVDL] EVLN: What You Need To Know To Wire A Garage EVSE > > On 7 Mar 2016 at 10:33,

Re: [EVDL] Goodyear still leaking their thermo & piezo ElectricBH-03 tires (v)

2016-03-29 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
> Anyway, it sounds like a fools errand, not because it is another perpetual motion scheme, > but because there is really not that much to be gained from scavenging heat from an > already pretty low temperature process. It is truly wasted energy and you can get some > back, but it just isn't

Re: [EVDL] OT: Molex products (was: Solder strength....)

2016-04-27 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Great info Chris... and it should be of note to all of us that are interested in EV's. The Koch bros are not interested in EV's, in fact they are opposed to EV's and actively fund companies, individuals etc that are opposed to EV's. Rush Dougherty Tucson AZ 85719 > -Original

Re: [EVDL] EV charging is trivial on the large scale too

2016-05-17 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Rush Dougherty Tucson AZ 85719 Robert wrote - > But a trivial problem. All it takes is ONE parking spot covering of solar > panels to fully > charge the average daily miles of an EV, FOREVER. And every car in America > has > about 5 > parking spots each. Home, work, church, school,

Re: [EVDL] EVLN: Leaf EV is Still Better Than a Tesla

2016-04-14 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Don't you just love the 'creative' attitude... WILL SOON BE This is set to change, however has stated that we can expect Future additions are said newest Nissan Leaf is thought to have What bs. Rush Dougherty Tucson AZ 85719 > -Original Message- > From: EV

Re: [EVDL] $50 off EVSE deals found: 5kW, 10kW L2 w/ free-ship, ends 5/3>limited-supply

2016-04-20 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
> % Found on: > http://electrek.co/2016/04/20/green-deals-leviton-12-ft-5kw-electric-vehicle-cha rger-350- > reg-400-more/ > Green Deals: Leviton 12-ft. 5kw Electric Vehicle Charger $350 (Reg. $400), 18-ft. $399 > (Reg. $450), more [20160420] So an extra 6 ft costs $49... wow! That's over $8

[EVDL] Bolt Video news

2017-01-25 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Here's a video article about the Bolt. Discussion includes charging, interior layout, can be used as 'mobile office', horn sound, etc http://www.usatoday.com/videos/money/cars/2017/01/25/-trump's-environmental-chan ges-impact-chevy-bolt/97033232/ Rush Dougherty Tucson AZ 85719

[EVDL] youtube Bolt vid

2017-01-25 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
It looks like I'm into the Bolt today... Here is another video, this one on utube, 26 min long. Good visuals. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Ir4y2JwbEw Rush Dougherty Tucson AZ 85719 ___ UNSUBSCRIBE: http://www.evdl.org/help/index.html#usub

Re: [EVDL] Induction Charging

2017-01-21 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
BMW has been working on that system for a couple years - BMW says that the prototype system has an efficiency of 90 percent and can charge the BMW i8 in less than two hours. To make the charger suitable for all electric cars instead of hybrids, the company is working on boosting the charge rate to

[EVDL] Email from Plug In

2017-02-09 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
I'm forwarding this email from Plug In. The more people that contact their congresspersons about EV's the more support EV's will get. Dear Plug In America Friends, We are one month into the new Congress and a few weeks into the new Administration. Staff on Capitol Hill are writing policy on a

Re: [EVDL] Silicon heat sink grease

2017-02-28 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Here's a tip from my woodworking knowledge - if you use sandpaper, even wet/dry, to achieve a smooth finish make sure that you don't skip a grit number, it makes the surface harder to actually get smoother. Here's a graphic http://www.briwax-trg.com/How to Use Briwax/Sanding Before Using

Re: [EVDL] WTB: Semi-obsolete AVCON charging station

2016-09-03 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Check out my webpage on how to convert a DS-50, it might be helpful http://tucsonev.com/EVIDS50.html Rush Dougherty www.TucsonEV.com > -Original Message- > From: EV [mailto:ev-boun...@lists.evdl.org] On Behalf Of Keith Richtman via EV > Sent: Friday, September 02, 2016 8:11 PM > To:

Re: [EVDL] Cut-EVSE-cord-vandalism (not copper-thieves) Greenfield-MA

2016-09-06 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
The Plug and cord, 20 ft, 30A, 10AWG that I sell weighs about 7.5 lbs Rush Dougherty www.TucsonEV.com > It won't weigh 20 lbs, unless it's very long or for very high currents. ___ UNSUBSCRIBE: http://www.evdl.org/help/index.html#usub

Re: [EVDL] Best charge rate for longevity

2016-10-05 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Or you can follow the advice of an engineer from Tennessee that Tom True talked to - "The final recommendation from him was to discharge the pack to 10 miles or so in range (according to the instrumentation), and fully recharge about once a month to "refresh" the battery" Which totally contradicts

Re: [EVDL] Pop-starting a stick shift?

2016-08-18 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
My Honda Insight has a neutral safety switch in it and I can jump start my stick shift... Rush Dougherty Tucson AZ 85719 > > It likely has to do with the neutral safety switch that became mandatory in > new > cars a > couple of decades ago. > -Tom >

Re: [EVDL] Piezo-power> 10mi of freeway could charge all the EVs in Burbank-CA(?)

2016-08-27 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Is wishy washy starting in on this group? Rush Dougherty Tucson AZ 85719 > -Original Message- > From: EV [mailto:ev-boun...@lists.evdl.org] On Behalf Of Jan Steinman via EV > Sent: Saturday, August 27, 2016 8:42 PM > To: ev@lists.evdl.org; ev-requ...@lists.evdl.org > Subject: [EVDL]

Re: [EVDL] Piezo-power> 10mi of freeway could charge all the EVs in Burbank-CA(?)

2016-08-26 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Jack wrote - > -Original Message- >Since the uphill and downhill distances are > the same, there is no net loss as compared to the surface that did not change inclination. > And the rise and fall of both the near end and the far end cause a similar energy output I think you've forgotten

Re: [EVDL] Piezo-power> 10mi of freeway could charge all the EVs in Burbank-CA(?)

2016-08-26 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Since you seem to have more knowledge about this field than I do... please enlighten me (and the others on this list) - what is that resistance called and how does it make objects crash into the ground. What are the losses? Rush Dougherty Tucson AZ 85719 > -Original Message- > From:

Re: [EVDL] L2&1 EVSE & L3 port optional: Bolt EV's In Production

2016-11-05 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
Since Bruce is mentioning small portable EVSE's I thought I'd add this - The Tesla 40A UMC can be converted to a J1772 EVSE by just changing out the Plug, removing the Tesla Plug and crimping on a 50A J1772 Plug. It is a service that TucsonEV does for $115, or you can buy a used UMC with J1772

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