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by Bryce
Sat, 18 Nov 2017, 06:04
Forum: AEVA TAS Branch
Topic: EV Festival, National Conference and AGM - be there or be ICEd
Replies: 2
Views: 72

Re: EV Festival, National Conference and AGM - be there or be ICEd

Ditto on that Chris!
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The new & the old-return trip from Cradle Mountain
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Electric car racing at Cradle Mountain Lodge
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by Bryce
Sat, 04 Nov 2017, 12:46
Forum: AEVA VIC Branch
Topic: No Melbourne November meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 31

No Melbourne November meeting

Hi all - to those thinking of heading to the Melb meeting this coming Wednesday, apologies but there isn't one! (Due to the AEVA conference and AGM being in Tas that week). I for one will be in Tas for the conference, AGM and CMC. Hoping to see as many of you as I can whilst there. :)

Cheers
Bryce
by Bryce
Sun, 29 Oct 2017, 10:50
Forum: Renault
Topic: Renault EVs now available in Oz
Replies: 7
Views: 238

Re: Renault EVs now available in Oz

Quick answers to both of above posts: 1. Zoe & Kangoo ZE only available direct through Renault Australia, NOT through the dealer network! Details: http://www.renault.com.au/news/all and follow the links; 2. In May the Vic group went to Renault headquarters in Mulgrave (Melbourne) to see Kangoo ZE & ...
by Bryce
Thu, 12 Oct 2017, 06:14
Forum: Technical and conversion discussion
Topic: EV Sticker for Number Plates
Replies: 42
Views: 3401

Re: EV Sticker for Number Plates

Hi there - just had a new batch of 60 made. $10 a set posted to you. All profits donated to AEVA. PM me for details.

Cheers
Bryce
by Bryce
Thu, 05 Oct 2017, 14:37
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: BEVs in Australia
Replies: 18
Views: 310

Re: BEVs in Australia

Zoe & Kangoo ZE available to ABN holders as of last week. Contact Renault Fleet for info. (See my post in Renault EV section).
Cheers
Bryce
by Bryce
Tue, 03 Oct 2017, 06:45
Forum: Renault
Topic: Renault EVs now available in Oz
Replies: 7
Views: 238

Re: Renault EVs now available in Oz

P.S. I think GoAuto got the Intens price wrong ...
by Bryce
Tue, 03 Oct 2017, 06:43
Forum: Renault
Topic: Renault EVs now available in Oz
Replies: 7
Views: 238

Re: Renault EVs now available in Oz

Oh - forgot to add some specs and pricing I found in the latest GoAuto newsletter: Zoe: (41kW battery; real world range of 300km in summer) Standard equipment on the Zoe Life will include climate control with remote cabin pre-heating or cooling, a 7.0-inch touchscreen with satellite navigation, DAB+...
by Bryce
Tue, 03 Oct 2017, 06:33
Forum: Renault
Topic: Renault EVs now available in Oz
Replies: 7
Views: 238

Renault EVs now available in Oz

Hi all - if you did not get the notice from Renault Australia - the Zoe AND the Kangoo ZE are now officially available for sale .... so long as you have an ABN that is. Press release wording below: Renault Australia is plugging into the Z.E. revolution, with the much anticipated ZOE and Kangoo Z.E. ...
by Bryce
Mon, 02 Oct 2017, 11:40
Forum: AEVA VIC Branch
Topic: October 2017 Melb Meeting: Wed 11th; 7pm
Replies: 1
Views: 58

October 2017 Melb Meeting: Wed 11th; 7pm

Hi all - just a reminder that the next Melbourne AEVA branch meeting is on Wed, October 11th, starting at 7pm.

Address: BlackFlat Community hall. 685 Waverley Rd, Glen Waverley VIC 3150 (Corner Waverley & Springvale rds)
Melways: map 71, ref C5

See you there!

Cheers
Bryce
by Bryce
Sun, 01 Oct 2017, 06:15
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: WTB: 90Ah (or 100Ah) Winston cells x 9
Replies: 9
Views: 235

Re: WTB: 90Ah (or 100Ah) Winston cells x 9

Hi Terry - they're Thundersky LFP90Ah.
Max charge current is 3C, standard charge current is 0.3C.
Size: 217mm x 61mm x 145 mm. (Although exact size is not that important - can reconfigure the blocks to suit anything close to that).
Vmax 4.25V, Vmin 2.5V.

Thanks for looking!

Cheers
Bryce
by Bryce
Fri, 29 Sep 2017, 13:50
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: WTB: 90Ah (or 100Ah) Winston cells x 9
Replies: 9
Views: 235

Re: WTB: 90Ah (or 100Ah) Winston cells x 9

Good question - however it's a 96V system - dropping 15V would be a deal-breaker and pulling out another 10 or so would make it's range just that bit too low!

Cheers
Bryce
by Bryce
Thu, 28 Sep 2017, 06:33
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: WTB: 90Ah (or 100Ah) Winston cells x 9
Replies: 9
Views: 235

WTB: 90Ah (or 100Ah) Winston cells x 9

Hi everyone - am trying to fix a former Blade Getz that over discharged its battery pack recently and wiped out 9 cells in the process. Does anyone have any they would like to sell? The owner is not flush with cash and would struggle to afford the cost of 9 new ones. (Apart from the vagaries of tryi...
by Bryce
Sun, 10 Sep 2017, 15:07
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Bamocar 3 phase motor controllers for sale: brand new
Replies: 2
Views: 176

Re: Bamocar 3 phase motor controllers for sale: brand new

Hi all - letting you know they're no longer available: have just been sent back to Germany for refund.
Cheers
Bryce
by Bryce
Mon, 21 Aug 2017, 06:34
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Bamocar 3 phase motor controllers for sale: brand new
Replies: 2
Views: 176

Bamocar 3 phase motor controllers for sale: brand new

Hi everyone - advertising on behalf of the Melbourne Uni Formula SAE race team. (This is their first year of building an EV for the event!). Due to an ordering mix-up, they have ended up with four (instead of two) AC motor controllers. One option is to send them back, the other is to see if there is...
by Bryce
Sun, 23 Jul 2017, 23:52
Forum: Admin Notices
Topic: AEVA Forum ready to move?
Replies: 17
Views: 2634

AEVA Forum ready to move?

All worked fine for me. Well done.)
Cheers
Bryce
by Bryce
Wed, 31 May 2017, 21:03
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: PHEVS in Oz, future EVs
Replies: 11
Views: 729

PHEVS in Oz, future EVs

Hi - this is the most recent/definitive (!?) list of BEV/PHEV in Australia that I can find:
http://electricvehiclecouncil.com.au/vehicle-guide/

Cheers
Bryce
by Bryce
Sun, 21 May 2017, 23:52
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: PHEVS in Oz, future EVs
Replies: 11
Views: 729

PHEVS in Oz, future EVs

Additions I know of:
Current: BMWi8; Renault Kangoo ZE (by request direct from Renault Australia); BYD E6; some EV buses (BYD?) inc AVASS bus built in Avalon (near Melb)
Coming: Renault Zoe (late 2017 or early 2018)

Cheers
Bryce
by Bryce
Tue, 14 Mar 2017, 23:19
Forum: Blade EVs
Topic: Deleted
Replies: 3
Views: 476

Deleted

PM sent. Hope you get it on the road again - they are a good EV when working!
Cheers
Bryce
by Bryce
Fri, 10 Feb 2017, 15:46
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Anyone run their EV from home battery storage?
Replies: 8
Views: 429

Anyone run their EV from home battery storage?

Thanks guys - Robyn will be happy to hear from you all! BTW: she works Mon-Thurs so won't reply now to you till Monday. Am definitely personally interested in the topic - plan to do EV charging from battery storage as soon as my premium solar feed-in tariff runs out. Not in a hurry though, that won'...
by Bryce
Thu, 09 Feb 2017, 14:36
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Anyone run their EV from home battery storage?
Replies: 8
Views: 429

Anyone run their EV from home battery storage?

Hi all - have had a request from the editor of ReNew magazine as to whether I knew of anyone who uses home battery storage (either grid connect or off-grid) to charge their EV overnight with. I don't directly know of anyone - but seem to remember one or two members here do? If you are interested in ...
by Bryce
Tue, 25 Oct 2016, 01:55
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: 12 months rule/Blade Mk5 for sale: SOLD
Replies: 4
Views: 282

12 months rule/Blade Mk5 for sale: SOLD

Hi all - car now sold - and happy to say purchaser is having it repaired by slotting in a matching motor/controller. Happy - to get the garage space back but Sad - to see it go as it still drives very nicely, but at least pleased to see it being put back on the road where it belongs. Many thanks to ...
by Bryce
Sat, 01 Oct 2016, 16:52
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Last call - Blade EV in one piece: SOLD
Replies: 1
Views: 119

Last call - Blade EV in one piece: SOLD

Hi all - have had much more interest in my 2011 Blade as parts than in one piece - which surprises me as it would be a fantastic entry to the conversion field. All the hard work (including certification) has been done - just install your choice of controller, do whatever interesting tweaks you had i...
by Bryce
Tue, 05 Jul 2016, 00:11
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: New Blade Electron owner
Replies: 10
Views: 943

New Blade Electron owner

I have the electrical drawings for the Mark 5: pm me your email & I'll send them.
Cheers
Bryce
by Bryce
Tue, 05 Jul 2016, 00:07
Forum: Nissan Leaf
Topic: Key fob battery
Replies: 3
Views: 335

Key fob battery

How to change it is also in the owner manual. However there is usually a reminder on the dashboard for a while letting you know the key fob battery is getting low, so a sudden demise without that may mean a dead key fob.
Cheers
Bryce
by Bryce
Sun, 01 May 2016, 23:34
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: 12 months rule/Blade Mk5 for sale: SOLD
Replies: 4
Views: 282

12 months rule/Blade Mk5 for sale: SOLD

Motor is Azure Dynamic AC24LS 3 phase induction motor. Will upload the specs when I get home - am a bit hazy on the details: have a slightly flu-addled brain at present!