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by Bryce
Sun, 12 Aug 2018, 18:44
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Repair 10A-15A Converter?
Replies: 8
Views: 152

Re: Repair 10A-15A Converter?

Hi there-a few quick answers as an electrician and trade teacher. 10mA is for medical area use. Cheap RCDs are a matter of 'you get what you pay for' - have seen several failures (and recalls) of cheapies. Clipsal ones are quite good. L&H not small customer oriented-they target large customers and o...
by Bryce
Mon, 06 Aug 2018, 11:55
Forum: AEVA VIC Branch
Topic: August Vic branch meeting: Wed Aug 8th, 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 213

Re: August Vic branch meeting: Wed Aug 8th, 2018

And the topic is:.... (drum roll) ....

'Making your home EV ready: tips and traps when planning your EVSE installation'

Cheers
Bryce
by Bryce
Mon, 06 Aug 2018, 11:53
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: Wanted: Outlander (and iMiEV) ownership experience articles for EV News
Replies: 2
Views: 233

Re: Wanted: Outlander (and iMiEV) ownership experience articles for EV News

I can't tell you. The answer would be shocking ...
by Bryce
Sat, 04 Aug 2018, 07:14
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: FleaBay ad found: Otis electric van in NSW
Replies: 1
Views: 191

FleaBay ad found: Otis electric van in NSW

Hi all - not my ad, just found it browsing FleaBay this morning. 1979 Otis 48V van. Could be an interesting resto??? Is located in Glossodia, New South Wales. Link: https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/electric-car-van-OTIS-brand-48-volt-no-batteries-2-seater-needs-resto-not-hard/283080712860?hash=item41e8ec...
by Bryce
Fri, 03 Aug 2018, 15:19
Forum: Nissan Leaf
Topic: Wanted: Leaf ownership experience articles for EV News
Replies: 2
Views: 121

Re: Wanted: Leaf ownership experience articles for EV News

Hi there - depends on space and how many I get! Intending to squeeze them all (!!??) in, unless I get buried in the rush - in which case I'll save a couple for later editions of EV News.

Cheers
Bryce
by Bryce
Fri, 03 Aug 2018, 11:57
Forum: Tesla EVs
Topic: Wanted: Tesla ownership experience articles for EV News
Replies: 0
Views: 179

Wanted: Tesla ownership experience articles for EV News

Hi all – Bryce (editor of EV News, our national newsletter) here. Letting you know that I am putting together a companion lift-out for the Oct-Dec edition (the Expo edition) of EV News. The lift-out will be called EV Buyers Guide’, and (hopefully) will include everything you need to know to choose, ...
by Bryce
Fri, 03 Aug 2018, 11:56
Forum: Nissan Leaf
Topic: Wanted: Leaf ownership experience articles for EV News
Replies: 2
Views: 121

Wanted: Leaf ownership experience articles for EV News

Hi all – Bryce (editor of EV News, our national newsletter) here. Letting you know that I am putting together a companion lift-out for the Oct-Dec edition (the Expo edition) of EV News. The lift-out will be called EV Buyers Guide’, and (hopefully) will include everything you need to know to choose, ...
by Bryce
Fri, 03 Aug 2018, 11:53
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: Wanted: Outlander (and iMiEV) ownership experience articles for EV News
Replies: 2
Views: 233

Wanted: Outlander (and iMiEV) ownership experience articles for EV News

Hi all – Bryce (editor of EV News, our national newsletter) here. Letting you know that I am putting together a companion lift-out for the Oct-Dec edition (the Expo edition) of EV News. The lift-out will be called EV Buyers Guide’, and (hopefully) will include everything you need to know to choose, ...
by Bryce
Fri, 03 Aug 2018, 11:49
Forum: Renault
Topic: Wanted: Zoe ownership experience articles for EV News
Replies: 0
Views: 133

Wanted: Zoe ownership experience articles for EV News

Hi all – Bryce (editor of EV News, our national newsletter) here. Letting you know that I am putting together a companion lift-out for the Oct-Dec edition (the Expo edition) of EV News. The lift-out will be called EV Buyers Guide’, and (hopefully) will include everything you need to know to choose, ...
by Bryce
Fri, 03 Aug 2018, 11:43
Forum: BMW
Topic: Request for BMW i3 owner experience articles for EV News
Replies: 2
Views: 340

Request for BMW i3 owner experience articles for EV News

Hi all – Bryce (editor of EV News, our national newsletter) here. Letting you know that I am putting together a companion lift-out for the Oct-Dec edition (the Expo edition) of EV News. The lift-out will be called EV Buyers Guide’, and (hopefully) will include everything you need to know to choose, ...
by Bryce
Fri, 03 Aug 2018, 11:38
Forum: Renault
Topic: Zoe energy use
Replies: 11
Views: 368

Wanting Zoe experience articles for EV News

Hi Zoe owners – Bryce (editor of EV News, our national newsletter) here. I am putting together a companion lift-out for the Oct-Dec edition (the Expo edition) of EV News. The lift-out will be called EV Buyers Guide’, and (hopefully) will include everything you need to know to choose, buy, charge and...
by Bryce
Thu, 02 Aug 2018, 17:01
Forum: Renault
Topic: Zoe energy use
Replies: 11
Views: 368

Re: Zoe energy use

Hi there Lou- you probably know this, but for other readers: CCS being used here is CCS2, which is Mennekes (ac) plus the 2 dc pins at the bottom. Plug is compatable, but there is no way to use dc back to ac (Zoe currently is ac only - but 3 phase/32A max per phase so not too shabby but no fast dc c...
by Bryce
Sun, 29 Jul 2018, 10:27
Forum: AEVA VIC Branch
Topic: August SPECIAL EVENT: Renault ZE showcase night, Wed August 22nd
Replies: 1
Views: 157

Re: August SPECIAL EVENT: Renault ZE showcase night, Wed August 22nd

SPECIAL EVENT INVITATION The Committees of the AEVA Victorian Branch, Melbourne EV Branch of the ATA and Barry Bourke Renault of Berwick cordially invite members to: RENAULT AUSTRALIA ELECTRIC CAR INFORMATION AND VIEWING EVENING DATE : 22nd AUGUST 2018 Time : 7.00 – 9.00pm VENUE ; Barry Bourke Rena...
by Bryce
Sun, 29 Jul 2018, 10:14
Forum: AEVA VIC Branch
Topic: August Vic branch meeting: Wed Aug 8th, 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 213

August Vic branch meeting: Wed Aug 8th, 2018

Hi all - Vic branch are having not onem but TWO meetings this month. First is usual '2nd Wed of the month' monthly meeting and presentation (topic TBA), 7pm at the Blackflat Community Hall, corner Springvale and Waverley Rds, Glen Waverley. Second is a special event showcasing the Renault Zoe and Ka...
by Bryce
Sat, 14 Jul 2018, 15:49
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Aust. Auto Aftermarket article on Batteries and EV's
Replies: 3
Views: 398

Re: Aust. Auto Aftermarket article on Batteries and EV's

Old news. I wrote about the potential for Chinese dominance of the EV future due to their single minded intent to promote the industry and the size of their market several years ago in ReNew!
by Bryce
Fri, 13 Jul 2018, 16:12
Forum: Renault
Topic: Kangoo ZE now lists a tow capacity
Replies: 2
Views: 285

Re: Kangoo ZE now lists a tow capacity

Not sold here yet though. My 'sub $130k' was referring to Oz offerings. Old Leaf has no tow rating. 😔
by Bryce
Fri, 13 Jul 2018, 12:19
Forum: Renault
Topic: Kangoo ZE now lists a tow capacity
Replies: 2
Views: 285

Kangoo ZE now lists a tow capacity

Hi all - have just checked out the latest Australian brochure for the Kangoo ZE. It now lists the same towing capacity as the UK one. (Finally!) Link: https://www.renault.com.au/sites/default/files/pdf/brochure/Kangoo-ZE-Brochure-Desktop_0.pdf May not be much at 322kg, but it's the first sub $130k E...
by Bryce
Wed, 11 Jul 2018, 16:02
Forum: AEVA VIC Branch
Topic: July 10 branch meeting/social night: Wheeler's Hill pub
Replies: 2
Views: 312

Re: July 10 branch meeting/social night: Wheeler's Hill pub

Er, yep. Apologies for my calendric confusion! Sitting in Wheeler's Hill pub right now to make sure we have a table. Hope everyone else had fun here last night? 😯 see you all soon.
Cheers
Bryce
by Bryce
Mon, 09 Jul 2018, 06:24
Forum: AEVA VIC Branch
Topic: July 10 branch meeting/social night: Wheeler's Hill pub
Replies: 2
Views: 312

July 10 branch meeting/social night: Wheeler's Hill pub

This months meeting (Wednesday 10th July) will be a pub meet-up at the Wheelers Hill Hotel, Ferntree Gully Rd, Wheelers Hill. Come at 6.30pm for a bite to eat first. Should have the table just to the right of the bar up the steps as you come in. BTW: If you're the first in -grab that table! Cheers B...
by Bryce
Mon, 18 Jun 2018, 05:02
Forum: Charging Infrastructure
Topic: Making a conversion J1772 / IEC 62196 capable
Replies: 9
Views: 562

Re: Making a conversion J1772 / IEC 62196 capable

Orion BMS has J1772 comms option.
Cheers
Bryce
by Bryce
Mon, 18 Jun 2018, 05:00
Forum: Charging Infrastructure
Topic: Interesting issue affecting private imports
Replies: 19
Views: 834

Re: Interesting issue affecting private imports

I have that diagram for the iMiEV fix somewhere. On way to work now - will dig it out when home and upload in next few days. PM me if I haven't posted it by this weekend
(Is going to be a busy week - I am likely to forget!)
Cheers
Bryce
by Bryce
Mon, 18 Jun 2018, 04:54
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: 105g/km CO2?
Replies: 5
Views: 412

Re: 105g/km CO2?

Hi there-covered a full 'well to wheel' comparison of EV and ICE using 2017 tables and full methodology in EV News. (Jan-Mar edition). You can download it from this website. Is aso in latest ReNew magazine. Cheers Bryce
by Bryce
Sat, 19 May 2018, 10:31
Forum: AEVA VIC Branch
Topic: MELB. June 13 meeting: Conversions
Replies: 0
Views: 403

MELB. June 13 meeting: Conversions

Hi all: next AEVA Melbourne branch meeting topic will be: Conversions - learning from experience! Session will include: - Owner/converter talks. - Panel Q&A. - Display of vehicles (in an undercover carpark) Date: Wednesday, June 13th Time: 7pm (6.30 for quick inspections beforehand) Address: 271-273...
by Bryce
Wed, 16 May 2018, 13:23
Forum: AEVA NSW Branch
Topic: Sydney Branch Meeting 6-6-18
Replies: 1
Views: 387

Re: Sydney Branch Meeting 6-6-18

Hi there - could you mention in the meeting that EV News will be including a 'for sale' section in next edition. Edition due end of June. Ad deadline = mid-June. (Or a beer at the annual conference late fee for entries sent between then and publication day ;-). BTW - no guarantee ads will make it in...