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by skooler
Sun Jun 08, 2014 4:56 pm
Forum: All things battery related
Topic: Battery cooling
Replies: 1
Views: 5903

Re: Battery cooling

Hi All I have been giving some thought to battery cooling. I understand the Leaf uses air cooling as well as heating if temperature were too low. I may be mistaken but I seem to have noticed the battery getting hotter when driving economically at 40 mph than when driving at 70 mph which seems count...
by skooler
Thu Jun 05, 2014 7:16 am
Forum: All things battery related
Topic: smart electric battery
Replies: 2
Views: 5683

Re: smart electric battery

Hi Rory, I have had the pleasure of working on a factory electric smart before. My advice would be to stay away from the 'OEM' parts and just use typical conversion parts. I found the OEM stuff to be very restrictive and overcomplicated. Tad off topic but I have a complete conversion kit available i...
by skooler
Thu Apr 24, 2014 2:51 pm
Forum: All things battery related
Topic: Renault / Nissan LEAF battery modules in UK/EU?
Replies: 13
Views: 19570

Re: Renault / Nissan LEAF battery modules in UK/EU?

and that is because if they marked them as hazardous goods it would be nigh on impossible to ship them and if they could it would be very expensive indeed. Completely incorrect. I regularly ship lithium batteries (sea and air) to and from the US, EU and China. All I am required to do to meet the Ha...
by skooler
Tue Apr 08, 2014 9:59 am
Forum: All things battery related
Topic: Best way to get CALB CAxxFI's in the UK ?
Replies: 1
Views: 4473

Re: Best way to get CALB CAxxFI's in the UK ?

I'm looking at getting a dozen CA40fi or CA60fi cells. Does anyone know a better/cheaper way than from the well known depot in Holland ? Anyone interested in a group buy and spreading the costs ? Chris I have been importing Sinopoly cells if that is of interest? I don't have any in stock right now ...
by skooler
Fri Mar 28, 2014 9:09 am
Forum: Hot off the press....
Topic: UK EVSE Trade Association disapprove DIY Charging Stations
Replies: 7
Views: 12122

Re: UK EVSE Trade Association disapprove DIY Charging Statio

It'd be very hard for them to take action against Kevin / ZCW as there is no personal or commercial gain for him / ZCW. Cant they concentrate on standardization rather than trying to block the tinkerers and innovators in this area? without people like Kevin this industry would be in a much worse sit...
by skooler
Tue Mar 11, 2014 3:40 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Alternative Energy Racing 2014 - Santa Pod - 29th March
Replies: 5
Views: 9879

Re: Alternative Energy Racing 2014 - Santa Pod - 29th March

Anyone else? entry list is looking short at the moment :(
by skooler
Mon Jan 20, 2014 7:31 am
Forum: Cars,Vans and other road vehicles
Topic: Any advice on ev insurance
Replies: 5
Views: 8893

Re: Any advice on ev insurance

My RX8 is insured though Adrian Flux, not cheap at £800 but that comes with being young and driving a 'modified' car.

definitely worth calling them.
by skooler
Mon Jan 20, 2014 7:29 am
Forum: General
Topic: Insurance
Replies: 2
Views: 6187

Re: Insurance

marky_brown wrote:Been trying to obtain an insurance quote on a Tesla Model S. Can anyone suggest an insurer that will be able to quote presently please?

Thanks


Try adrian flux :)
by skooler
Sat Jan 04, 2014 9:43 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Alternative Energy Racing 2014 - Santa Pod - 29th March
Replies: 5
Views: 9879

Re: Alternative Energy Racing 2014 - Santa Pod - 29th March

Entry is now open for A.E.R 2014. This year we will be running a handling track as well as the drag strip. The handling track will not include a minimum speedlimit so all can enjoy. For more information or to enter go to: http://www.aeracing.org/index.html Anyone planning on going? I'll be taking t...
by skooler
Thu Sep 19, 2013 4:56 am
Forum: All things battery related
Topic: British gas charging station yes or no
Replies: 5
Views: 5251

Re: British gas charging station yes or no

I've got one, works perfectly and no gotchyas. Although the first thing I did was disable the network connectivity!

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