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by offgridQLD
Sun, 09 Sep 2018, 13:02
Forum: Renewable Energy and Storage (Non-EV)
Topic: PIP-4048MS inverter
Replies: 2382
Views: 289171

Re: PIP-4048MS inverter

The efficacy of 91% at 5kw output is a lot of heat to extract. I wonder how the 5kw versions will go running 80A scc and 5kw load at the same time or even 80% of that combination for any length of time.
by offgridQLD
Sat, 08 Sep 2018, 12:11
Forum: Renewable Energy and Storage (Non-EV)
Topic: PIP-4048MS inverter
Replies: 2382
Views: 289171

Re: PIP-4048MS inverter

I have a few questions regarding two PIP5048ms units in parallel mode. Generator input or AC Utility charge and the corresponding DC output charging rate of two pips running in parallel. Is this double the rate (120A) of a single PIP5048ms 60A utility charge rating ? Has anyone used a PIP5048 with a...
by offgridQLD
Tue, 04 Sep 2018, 19:12
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: i-MiEV not charging, high voltage warning light and battery
Replies: 94
Views: 4502

Re: i-MiEV not charging, high voltage warning light and battery

it takes 23 - 27 days from Japan Sydney. I'm sure they would have staggered orders to. I find it hard to believe that they would have zero stock of the chargers in japan. Though I can see you point if they had to have a batch made. If they pulled there finger out they could make something happen and...
by offgridQLD
Tue, 04 Sep 2018, 18:42
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: i-MiEV not charging, high voltage warning light and battery
Replies: 94
Views: 4502

Re: i-MiEV not charging, high voltage warning light and battery

Considering Mitsubishi would have a well sorted international shipping logistics arm for all the parts inventory to support the full range of Mitsubishi Cars. Most likely receiving thousands of parts each month to support hundreds of thousands of cars in Australia. Perhaps receiving several shipment...
by offgridQLD
Sat, 01 Sep 2018, 13:54
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: Aftermarket iMiEV battery upgrade project
Replies: 46
Views: 2440

Re: Aftermarket iMiEV battery upgrade project

I think its around 50kw charge rate in the beginning of a dc fast charge 3.125C on a 16kwh stock battery though it slows down to a more modest rate after not to long. Yes valid points about a larger bank having 1/2 the stress. I guess my point for going with stock 16kw 50ah bank is not to have to in...
by offgridQLD
Sat, 01 Sep 2018, 07:56
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: Aftermarket iMiEV battery upgrade project
Replies: 46
Views: 2440

Re: Aftermarket iMiEV battery upgrade project

The car can acept a new battery we know this as several imievs in Au and other parts of the world have had new oem batterys installed and the bms reset to recognise the fresh pack. Personaly i would just want the same range as oem new 50ah at $6000 or less of after market cells. Best value propositi...
by offgridQLD
Fri, 31 Aug 2018, 08:42
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: Aftermarket iMiEV battery upgrade project
Replies: 46
Views: 2440

Re: Aftermarket iMiEV battery upgrade project

$85 US each for the 100ah cells at todays exchange rate has them at $117 AU x 88 cells $10,300 Though you would most likely want to order a few spare cells and then you have shipping so 12k sounds about it. Though not having any warranty on the cells and perhaps no insurance on the car you drive on ...
by offgridQLD
Thu, 30 Aug 2018, 06:42
Forum: Renewable Energy and Storage (Non-EV)
Topic: Off-grid solar diagram / ideas
Replies: 11
Views: 672

Re: Off-grid solar diagram / ideas

Where are you getting your 200ah Winston cells from?
by offgridQLD
Fri, 03 Aug 2018, 14:29
Forum: Renewable Energy and Storage (Non-EV)
Topic: AVASS Battery order details
Replies: 60
Views: 2762

Re: AVASS Battery order details

Even if they are down 10 or 15% (40-60ah) from listed spec that's ok. I found 400ah at 48v lifepo4 to more than enough capacity to be 100% offgrid even with a hungry EV in the mix. As long as you have the PV array size to support it. Any more capacity would be wasted on most homes. It would be inter...
by offgridQLD
Fri, 03 Aug 2018, 12:15
Forum: Renewable Energy and Storage (Non-EV)
Topic: AVASS Battery order details
Replies: 60
Views: 2762

Re: AVASS Battery order details

$8,000 RRP for the 7kw 48v SP pro makes it hard to justify from a investment perspective. Particularly if you have the grid. A very isolated - remote setting where power dependability a factor in the value equation is a different story. That said I found it a bit disappointing how Selectronic stop s...
by offgridQLD
Thu, 02 Aug 2018, 06:27
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: I-MiEVs for sale
Replies: 32
Views: 1711

Re: I-MiEVs for sale

The 2012 has leather steering wheel and shifter. Though I agree the wheels and other small features are nicer on the 2010 models.
by offgridQLD
Wed, 01 Aug 2018, 15:33
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: I-MiEVs for sale
Replies: 32
Views: 1711

Re: I-MiEVs for sale

Perhaps I'm just fussy. It would scrub up ok with a good detail.
by offgridQLD
Wed, 01 Aug 2018, 14:47
Forum: Renault
Topic: Renault EVs now available in Oz
Replies: 29
Views: 2958

Re: Renault EVs now available in Oz

Kangoo from 0 -100kph in 22 seconds yikes ! you would want to have a very long merging lane if you went on the freeway. The same car with the ICE motor did it in 10 seconds under 1/2 the time! No reason why they couldn't at least made it simular specs to the ICE or better. ICE Kangoo 10 seconds http...
by offgridQLD
Wed, 01 Aug 2018, 14:28
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: I-MiEVs for sale
Replies: 32
Views: 1711

Re: I-MiEVs for sale

Yes I just had our shipped from QLD to Adelaide late last year was a few hundred. From what I can see there is a one Imiev for sale for about 13k and it has accident damage all down one side. Interior looks dirty and its a 2010. Our Imiev is insured for 18k Is in very good condition inside and out a...
by offgridQLD
Wed, 01 Aug 2018, 06:49
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: I-MiEVs for sale
Replies: 32
Views: 1711

Re: I-MiEVs for sale

No not offgrid this time around. The long term cost to be off grid isn't viable due to battery cost. The grid is only 140m away and less than 20k to connect.
by offgridQLD
Tue, 31 Jul 2018, 16:04
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: I-MiEVs for sale
Replies: 32
Views: 1711

Re: I-MiEVs for sale

I'm down in south Australia now (just south of Adelaide). I haven't put the car online for sale yet. It is for sale now though as my wife will need a new long range car by the end of the year when we move to the farm.
by offgridQLD
Tue, 31 Jul 2018, 09:24
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: Aftermarket iMiEV battery upgrade project
Replies: 46
Views: 2440

Re: Aftermarket iMiEV battery upgrade project

I think sticking with a cell that's close to 50ah would be best as the BMU would be happy in its capacity calculations. The Imiev range is fine with stock capacity. If modern spec lithium was a few KG less weight than stock at the same capacity.... great!. if price - AH was the same as the 72ah cell...
by offgridQLD
Tue, 31 Jul 2018, 09:15
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: Aftermarket iMiEV battery upgrade project
Replies: 46
Views: 2440

Re: Aftermarket iMiEV battery upgrade project

$135 US or AU?
by offgridQLD
Sun, 29 Jul 2018, 11:55
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: Aftermarket iMiEV battery upgrade project
Replies: 46
Views: 2440

Re: Aftermarket iMiEV battery upgrade project

Are the cells available to purchase in Au?
by offgridQLD
Sun, 29 Jul 2018, 10:48
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: Aftermarket iMiEV battery upgrade project
Replies: 46
Views: 2440

Re: Aftermarket iMiEV battery upgrade project

Lets say you have a 80kw battery and your told it will loose 20% of it's capacity in 10 years. Most people would be reasonably happy with that. Though when you look at it from a different perspective it may not represent great value. Lets say you purchased a 20kwh battery and that lost 20% of it's c...
by offgridQLD
Thu, 19 Jul 2018, 13:49
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: i-MiEV Range *no discussion*
Replies: 254
Views: 21809

Re: i-MiEV Range *no discussion*

Our 2012 imievs batterys are sitting at about 9C temp and cannion reading is showing 34ah capacity.

2018 summer RR was showing around 100 - 134km max dead of winter now we are showing 90 - 110km. real world range is a bit over 100km in summer a tad under in winter.
by offgridQLD
Mon, 09 Jul 2018, 12:55
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: Tyres??
Replies: 33
Views: 4197

Re: Tyres??

Just replaced the original rear tyres with Dunlop's with POTENZA RE050A 175/55R15 77V. From what I can see the tread depth is a lot deeper and wider than typical tire of this size. Will measure later to confirm.

Discounted price on tiresales for $146 each.
by offgridQLD
Thu, 05 Jul 2018, 09:44
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: PHEV Flood Fail
Replies: 9
Views: 827

Re: PHEV Flood Fail

Mitsubishi do test there EV's through standing water. As you can see in the link bellow they test the imiev with the battery fully under waterhttps://insideevs.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/14.jpg
by offgridQLD
Thu, 14 Jun 2018, 08:17
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: I-MiEVs for sale
Replies: 32
Views: 1711

Re: I-MiEVs for sale

I have a one owner white 2012 Imiev in very good condition 40,000km. Still showing 100 - 130km on the RR meter after a full charge (depending on the driving conditions). Includes Thule aero roof racks and a spare variable charge rate Siemens VersiCharge 30A EVSE. Would consider selling it for fare m...
by offgridQLD
Thu, 14 Jun 2018, 08:08
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: FS 2011 i-MiEV repairable writeoff (*SOLD*)
Replies: 31
Views: 2397

Re: FS 2011 i-MiEV repairable writeoff (*SOLD*)

Yes It looks like the old school linkage Brake bias perhaps to do with regen braking. Interesting to know why its deleted on the 2012 models perhaps they found a non mechanical way to do the same function.