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by Bryce
Sat, 14 Jul 2018, 15:49
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Aust. Auto Aftermarket article on Batteries and EV's
Replies: 2
Views: 100

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: 85

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: 85

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: 138

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: 138

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: 424

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: 672

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: 263

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: 223

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: 272

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...
by Bryce
Wed, 16 May 2018, 13:20
Forum: AEVA QLD Branch
Topic: Wed meeting 16/5/2018
Replies: 2
Views: 306

Re: Wed meeting 16/5/2018: Ad submissions for EV News

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...
by Bryce
Thu, 03 May 2018, 06:35
Forum: AEVA VIC Branch
Topic: Melb Meeting: 7pm, Wed 9th May. Presentation topic
Replies: 0
Views: 168

Melb Meeting: 7pm, Wed 9th May. Presentation topic

Hi all - letting you know this month's meeting will be at the Blackflat Community Hall, corner Springvale and Waverley Rds, Glen Waverley. The presentation for this month will be: 'The What, How and When Guide to household EV choice in Australia' Covering: What’s available (In Australia and elsewher...
by Bryce
Wed, 18 Apr 2018, 13:46
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: New/Unused A123 AMP20 pouch cells x approx 120
Replies: 0
Views: 216

New/Unused A123 AMP20 pouch cells x approx 120

Hi all - putting up on behalf of the Melbourne Uni EV racing team. New, approximately 120 x unused A123 AMP20 pouch cells. Bought for initial design by 2017 design group, but 2018 build team have opted for a different battery type. Cell Specifications: Cell Dimensions (mm) 7.25 x 160 x 227 Cell Weig...
by Bryce
Thu, 29 Mar 2018, 15:21
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: G'day
Replies: 1
Views: 310

Re: G'day

And G'day back Mick! Sorry about the slow reply: I rarely get to 'lounge'! (Been busy with EV events in Vic for last 5 or 6 weeks now!) EV conversions are fun - just do your sums (EV conversions are around high 20's for a good DC conversion and low 30's for an AC - plus any body etc resto work for a...
by Bryce
Tue, 27 Mar 2018, 05:22
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: New Blade Electron owner
Replies: 16
Views: 1768

Re: New Blade Electron owner

I have the electrical drawings for the Mark 5: pm me your email & I'll send them. Cheers Bryce Hi Bryce, Sorry I just worked out it is a MK6 blade as it has the TM4 motor up front. Hi Tim - you should be able to PM me - will look into why not! With all those different parts - suspect the Mk5 diagra...
by Bryce
Tue, 27 Mar 2018, 05:16
Forum: Charging Infrastructure
Topic: Simple type 2 outlet for home charging
Replies: 3
Views: 362

Re: Simple type 2 outlet for home charging

Hi Charles - so long as you are an electrician to be able to safely (and legally) build and hard-wire a home built EVSE, or get an electrician to put a separate circuit and socket outlet (i.e. with circuit breaker at the board) so you can plug in the EVSE you build, or have a electrician mate who is...
by Bryce
Tue, 27 Mar 2018, 04:48
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Training
Replies: 1
Views: 356

Re: Training

Hi Bill - re EVSEs - have just written an article for ReNew to help homeowners get up to speed with what is/isn't possible re EVSE choices to better inform them before calling in the electrician. Should be in newsagents (or in your letterbox if you subscribe) in next few days.

Cheers
Bryce
by Bryce
Wed, 21 Mar 2018, 17:25
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: 2012 Imiev 70K kms, battery u/s.
Replies: 24
Views: 1458

Re: 2012 Imiev 70K kms, battery u/s.

For HV gloves, see 'electrical factory outlet' website and look under 'safety products' tab.
Cheers Bryce
by Bryce
Wed, 21 Mar 2018, 17:20
Forum: Charging Infrastructure
Topic: Simple type 2 outlet for home charging
Replies: 3
Views: 362

Re: Simple type 2 outlet for home charging

Hi there-standard (and car) requires the lead to be 'dead' if car is not charging. Electronics in evse are needed for car to accept electricity from evse. Just a type 2 socket will not work for a mass market ev. (See Modular Power AVC2 for pilot and control explanation evse electronics also availabl...
by Bryce
Tue, 13 Mar 2018, 10:33
Forum: AEVA VIC Branch
Topic: Melb branch meeting/social night: Wed 14.3.18
Replies: 1
Views: 242

Melb branch meeting/social night: Wed 14.3.18

This months meeting (Wednesday 14th March) will be a pub meet-up at the Wheelers Hill Hotel, Ferntree Gully Rd, Wheelers Hill.

Come at 6.00pm for a bite to eat first.

Cheers
Bryce
by Bryce
Mon, 26 Feb 2018, 15:19
Forum: Nissan Leaf
Topic: 2011 nissan leaf
Replies: 7
Views: 979

Re: 2011 nissan leaf

FYI: I have a 2011 Leaf (16 came in for Vic EV trial and were sold off after) so no-go to import one - but just having that series oficially imported negates bringing them in privately, no matter which year. Sorry to be the bearer of bad tidings. Bryce
by Bryce
Sun, 25 Feb 2018, 14:49
Forum: AEVA VIC Branch
Topic: Melbourne EV Expo - Put your photos/comments/thoughts here!
Replies: 4
Views: 391

Re: Melbourne EV Expo - Put your photos/comments/thoughts here!

And 3 more. (There has to be an easier way!)
And that's all from me. Anyone got anything from the talks?
Cheers
Bryce
by Bryce
Sun, 25 Feb 2018, 14:47
Forum: AEVA VIC Branch
Topic: Melbourne EV Expo - Put your photos/comments/thoughts here!
Replies: 4
Views: 391

Re: Melbourne EV Expo - Put your photos/comments/thoughts here!

Seems I can only add 3 at a time. Here's 3 more:
by Bryce
Sun, 25 Feb 2018, 14:46
Forum: AEVA VIC Branch
Topic: Melbourne EV Expo - Put your photos/comments/thoughts here!
Replies: 4
Views: 391

Re: Melbourne EV Expo - Put your photos/comments/thoughts here!

Here's some. (Been a bit worn out after it to remember to do this. Sorry!)