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Posted 01-04-2013 at 05:14 AM by bruceme Comments 10
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It's applaudable to see so many plug-in vehicles on the roads... but at the public charge; it's a shock. Here's a scenario philisophis electricus:

You are beyond the range of no return... You pull into your strategic public charger to find it occupied by, let's say a Volt. You can not get home, the Volt of course, can. Do you unplug it?

Comments please...

Posted 11-10-2011 at 06:01 AM by bruceme Comments 0
I'm a software engineer by trade, and I was recently on the a popular industry podcast
.Net Rocks
.

About a month ago they hinted that they wanted to do an off-topic show on Electric Vehicles. So I wrote them an email and they wrote back and before I knew it, I was on the show. Anyway, we talked about all topics EV, and I am pretty proud that I got to introduce EV to a much broader audience. It's one thing to geek out with the converted, but to reach out to those who may...

Posted 09-03-2011 at 09:50 PM by bruceme Comments 2
I have a dirty secret, I like free stuff and I think you do too. Lately I find myself charged on public charging. No, I technically rarely "have-to" use the thin boxes popping up all over town. I've had facility folks come over twice now to tell me, "Those spaces aren't open!" I fluff my feathers and point to my charging cord and extort... "Oh yes I am, and I have a card to prove it". Yes, I carry my card with pride and I'm not afraid to tell those gasaholics a...

Posted 09-02-2011 at 07:15 AM by bruceme Comments 4
I finally finished the heater. about a year ago, I took apart the ceramic core of a space heater. Then created a replacement bracket for the ceramic that replaced the stock BMW hot-water heater core. I installed that and left the wires dangling. Finally I figured out the wiring for turning it on. I ran a tap off the fan reostat that went to 11v on the lowest setting. I ran that tap through the disconnected rear-defrost switch, then that switched 12v ran to a tyco relay which excites and turns...

Posted 08-23-2011 at 07:04 AM by bruceme Comments 0
Fixed:
  • Front fender (fiberglass, fill, paint)
  • Passenger side door interior handle
  • lit the speedometer
  • wired the heater element (already installed)
  • Tapped the fan rheostat and an existing switch to control the heater
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It's a morality call...
Posted 04-10-2013 at 08:20 AM by bryanmorris19 bryanmorris19 is offline
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Originally Posted by alexcrouse
The obvious solution
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Posted 02-09-2013 at 11:42 AM by PhantomPholly PhantomPholly is offline
The obvious solution...
Posted 02-03-2013 at 03:21 PM by alexcrouse alexcrouse is offline
Of course we all know...
Posted 02-02-2013 at 01:36 PM by Hankster Hankster is offline
Unless charging is complete,...
Posted 01-30-2013 at 07:18 PM by kerrymann kerrymann is offline

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