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by antiscab
Fri, 23 Feb 2018, 08:41
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: iMiev won't start!
Replies: 10
Views: 145

Re: iMiev won't start!

The sudden death episodes tend to be more a flooded lead acid battery issue. Basically sediment in the bottom of one or more of the cells results in a condition path between sets of plates. Sediment moves around though.

Not really applicable to the various sealed lead acid types
by antiscab
Wed, 21 Feb 2018, 13:53
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: Inside an iMiEV's LEV50 cell
Replies: 10
Views: 136

Re: Inside an iMiEV's LEV50 cell

There's probably a market now, given what it costs to buy a new 16kwh imiev battery
by antiscab
Wed, 21 Feb 2018, 10:26
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Blade electron, moved to a new home
Replies: 8
Views: 427

Re: Blade electron, needs a good home, Now working

And the blade is sold. It's heading off to Michael in Adelaide
by antiscab
Tue, 20 Feb 2018, 14:10
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Blade electron, moved to a new home
Replies: 8
Views: 427

Re: Blade electron, needs a good home

Update, car is now working again. I traced the problem back to a loose connection between the tritium driver controls and the motor controller. Fixed the connection, fixed the car. Took me all week to track it down I'm still looking to move the car on to someone who will appreciate it, though am now...
by antiscab
Tue, 20 Feb 2018, 13:38
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: iMiev won't start!
Replies: 10
Views: 145

Re: iMiev won't start!

My dads 2012 did the same thing when his 12v battery died.

I'd recommend going to your local mechanic or battery recycler or even computer shop to see if they have any free 12v batteries.

Even a little ex UPS 20ah unit would do
by antiscab
Fri, 02 Feb 2018, 19:49
Forum: EV Motoring
Topic: Stolen / abandoned Leaf - Perth
Replies: 7
Views: 175

Re: Stolen / abandoned Leaf - Perth

*seagulls* mine mine
by antiscab
Fri, 02 Feb 2018, 17:28
Forum: EV Motoring
Topic: Stolen / abandoned Leaf - Perth
Replies: 7
Views: 175

Re: Stolen / abandoned Leaf - Perth

Do you think it got stolen and was driven until the battery was depleted?
by antiscab
Fri, 02 Feb 2018, 17:28
Forum: EV Motoring
Topic: Stolen / abandoned Leaf - Perth
Replies: 7
Views: 175

Re: Stolen / abandoned Leaf - Perth

Ooo, have to keep an eye out on police auctions then
by antiscab
Sat, 27 Jan 2018, 17:39
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Electrolux for sale
Replies: 10
Views: 451

Re: Electrolux for sale

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by antiscab
Thu, 25 Jan 2018, 15:28
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Wanted any damaged j1772 plugs
Replies: 0
Views: 62

Wanted any damaged j1772 plugs

Hi guys, So my dad recently drove his imiev down a hill while it was still plugged in. Apparently the charge interlock doesn't stop gravity Several of the pins are bent on the plug. I think I can fix it if I can get another plug that's been damaged from being dropped or vandalised. So, does anyone h...
by antiscab
Mon, 22 Jan 2018, 16:05
Forum: Nissan Leaf
Topic: 2nd Hand LEAF
Replies: 23
Views: 923

Re: 2nd Hand LEAF

Aside from updates, what possible servicing could the leaf need?
by antiscab
Mon, 22 Jan 2018, 00:02
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: WTB EV any type. Any condition so long as it can seat 4 adults
Replies: 1
Views: 154

Re: WTB EV any type. Any condition so long as it can seat 4 or more.

I have a hilux that seats 5 . Needs batteries though, and a charger.
I'm located in Camillo, 6111. Just north of armadale
by antiscab
Wed, 03 Jan 2018, 23:36
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: 2012 Imiev 70K kms, battery u/s.
Replies: 15
Views: 818

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

You'll need to take two readings, one where the car is fully charged. The other when the car stops. That will expose which cells are causing problems, and also whether the issue is balancing related
by antiscab
Sun, 31 Dec 2017, 00:24
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Driving an EV in slow moving traffic?
Replies: 9
Views: 363

Re: Driving an EV in slow moving traffic?

My previous dc car would roll for ages. You take your foot off the pedal and you just stop accelerating. It takes ages to actually slow down without using the brakes, especially at low speed. My current ac car does Regen a 0 throttle (which I absolutely hate BTW). So you have to hold a specific thro...
by antiscab
Sun, 31 Dec 2017, 00:19
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Help required with school assignment
Replies: 16
Views: 7568

Re: Help required with school assignment

That is a bit of a project. It has to be that mower? Can't be swapped for a mower that is already electric but broken in some way? (usually the lead acid batteries fail first) Assuming that's not possible, what size engine is presently in the mower? That will give you an idea as to peak power requir...
by antiscab
Sat, 30 Dec 2017, 13:13
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: 2012 Imiev 70K kms, battery u/s.
Replies: 15
Views: 818

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

Out of curiosity, what's the build date on your imiev? How many km has it done?
by antiscab
Fri, 29 Dec 2017, 12:13
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: Family car to EV Mazda Tribute conversion
Replies: 17
Views: 2773

Re: Family car to EV Mazda Tribute conversion

The high voltage into the motor should be a, b and c, three phase. There shouldn't be any connection to ground

Does the Curtis have a calibration routine? Either for motor or encoder or both
by antiscab
Sat, 09 Dec 2017, 22:22
Forum: Other
Topic: Chris' E-Max 110S (Pb to Li)
Replies: 20
Views: 3325

Re: Chris' E-Max 110S (Pb to Li)

Blimey, this reminds me of my original emax.

Good luck
by antiscab
Sat, 09 Dec 2017, 17:44
Forum: Fonzarelli
Topic: Fonzarelli X1 - 13 kW motor!
Replies: 8
Views: 647

Re: Fonzarelli X1 - 13 kW motor!

I wonder what capacity the battery is

I'm always leary when manufacturers quote range, more so on bikes.
The range at 40kmh is irrelevant, its the one at 100kmh that matters

having said that, now that we're able to fit 16kwh in a bike, even 200km range is possible
by antiscab
Tue, 05 Dec 2017, 06:34
Forum: Charging Infrastructure
Topic: Albany Highway now electrified!
Replies: 2
Views: 125

Re: Albany Highway now electrified!

wooo hoooo

the more charge locations the better
by antiscab
Sat, 02 Dec 2017, 20:29
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: super caps in a NHW10
Replies: 0
Views: 131

super caps in a NHW10

So a recent battery issue in a friends NHW10 had me thinking The original battery has a voltage range that spans roughly 280v - 380v 144 2.7v 500F caps and balance boards are around AUD$1100 brand new https://www.aliexpress.com/item/1PCS-AMS1117-5-0-DC-DC-Step-Down-Voltage-Regulator-Adapter-Converto...
by antiscab
Thu, 23 Nov 2017, 17:21
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Blade electron, moved to a new home
Replies: 8
Views: 427

Re: Blade electron, free to a good home

I'd love to fix the car as a working EV TM4 came through with the goods yesterday, and sent me all the documentation they had on this particular drive train I have the data cable to the BMS, I can safely rule that out as the cause of no power. The momentary loss of power events lasted ~300mS each ac...
by antiscab
Mon, 20 Nov 2017, 14:51
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Blade electron, moved to a new home
Replies: 8
Views: 427

Re: Blade electron, free to a good home

So more background information, I have another identical electron (both were given to me by a very generous EV enthusiast). This one works well, but is developing the same vibration at motor rpm above 4000rpm, which when sustained results in momentary power loss. This is the same failure more the bl...
by antiscab
Sat, 18 Nov 2017, 21:07
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Blade electron, moved to a new home
Replies: 8
Views: 427

Blade electron, moved to a new home

[*][*][*]Hiya, So I have a mk6 blade electron with a failed motor and or controller. I'm looking to give this car to someone who can repair it. Currently not registered, but as it has a secondary compliance plate, so no issues there The mk6 electrons have a 100S lifepo4 320v 60Ah battery, Orion bms,...
by antiscab
Sat, 18 Nov 2017, 20:48
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: TC Charger For Sale
Replies: 8
Views: 385

Re: TC Charger For Sale

I'm very much interested in the tc charger, would you be willing to post to perth?