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by avolt
Sun, 11 Aug 2019, 20:29
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: PHEV Loss of Km Range with Battery.
Replies: 44
Views: 5668

Re: PHEV Loss of Km Range with Battery.

Hi is there anyone Wrecking a PHEV? i would like to play around with the BMU computer
by avolt
Mon, 29 Aug 2011, 02:47
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Engineers in NSW
Replies: 4
Views: 1120

Engineers in NSW

Hi Sascha
Sorry i can not help you with the engineers certificate in NSW. but just wanted to ask you ,have you done 42000km? what batteries are you running now?any changes to your hilux?how is it going?
that's impressive!
i am only doing about 3500km a year in my EV hilux
cheers Andrew
by avolt
Thu, 20 Jan 2011, 21:13
Forum: Batteries, charging, management and monitoring
Topic: Charging Volt/Current Display
Replies: 11
Views: 1729

Charging Volt/Current Display

i have a BMS but did not like it,so i run with no BMS and have done for 2500km's now with no faults. i under charge the 90ah batteries to 3.53v and i don't let them get any lower than 2.66v on discharge,(120v then under load when driving) i still have a range of 60km but i never push it that far. my...
by avolt
Thu, 20 Jan 2011, 03:28
Forum: Batteries, charging, management and monitoring
Topic: Charging Volt/Current Display
Replies: 11
Views: 1729

Charging Volt/Current Display

i wanted to do the same thing, i got some gauges from ebay,a box from dick smith and this is how it turned out.the other gauge is a temp gauge. i found my charger charged at a lower setting 6.4amps, now i have it set at 12.8amps and i can see when i walk pass the car what the charger is up to. i fin...
by avolt
Thu, 25 Nov 2010, 21:20
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Tesla S ordered forAustralia
Replies: 13
Views: 1885

Tesla S ordered forAustralia

Thanks for the offer but at the moment i can only do 60 to 70 km's to a charge,but that may soon change when another set of batteries turn up.
by avolt
Thu, 25 Nov 2010, 16:47
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Tesla S ordered forAustralia
Replies: 13
Views: 1885

Tesla S ordered forAustralia

Hi Marty11 a friend of mine seen a zero electric motorcycle in Jindabyne last week, do you own one? i charge my electric car from a 3.5kw system (21 panels) it's putting out 26.8kw a day at the moment your must be pumping out the kw too. when i was getting my system fitted i asked pyramid power what...
by avolt
Wed, 21 Jul 2010, 03:20
Forum: EV Motoring
Topic: Open source controller
Replies: 32
Views: 7852

Open source controller

the A/C was not needed for rego, and I had already installed a 240v 1500w ceramic heater running at 150v dc it still works just fine. A/c works very well,at 2000 rpm vehicle stopped the amp gauge reads 20amps with the A/C running,I had to make up a small circuit to get the A/C running because the co...
by avolt
Tue, 20 Jul 2010, 17:46
Forum: EV Motoring
Topic: Open source controller
Replies: 32
Views: 7852

Open source controller

Hi Woody I have done 950km now with my OZ Cougar Controller in my 92 Hilux, Warp 9 motor with no problems,fans are set to come on at 50c. I have tested the controller and the hottest i have seen it is 42c mostly 35c. very easy to control the amp limit ,rev limit and a heap of other things with a lap...
by avolt
Fri, 25 Jun 2010, 00:26
Forum: EV Motoring
Topic: Open source controller
Replies: 32
Views: 7852

Open source controller

Hi bontar what happens to your controller when it blows up? does it blow the power board or the control board? do you have any photos of the blown controller what is your set up in your car ,batteries/motor/car? is yours the OZ version i also blew my controller (OZ version)but found it was my fault,...
by avolt
Mon, 12 Apr 2010, 21:51
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: Nevilleh's BMW
Replies: 337
Views: 56294

Nevilleh's BMW

Here are some photos of my near finished power board for the Revolt controller,thought you might like a look!

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by avolt
Tue, 06 Apr 2010, 18:50
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: Nevilleh's BMW
Replies: 337
Views: 56294

Nevilleh's BMW

Yep i have sent it back for repair 3 weeks ago,with a note saying i have an EV frown Jim   Image
by avolt
Tue, 06 Apr 2010, 16:09
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: Nevilleh's BMW
Replies: 337
Views: 56294

Nevilleh's BMW

thats exactly what happened to me, Zilla stopped taking orders so i got a LS controller,now it blown up!! the time it took me to build the car Zilla was back up and running,we should have waited but thats life!
by avolt
Wed, 31 Mar 2010, 23:39
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: Nevilleh's BMW
Replies: 337
Views: 56294

Nevilleh's BMW

Hi Nevilleh i know how you feel about the Logisystem controller the first time yours blew,as just after your went mine went as well on its first time around the block,i only got 800m,it did not blow like yours but just stopped,then came the drama getting it home and up the hill back into my shed. i ...
by avolt
Fri, 31 Jul 2009, 03:09
Forum: Electric motors and controllers
Topic: Open Source DC controller
Replies: 110
Views: 18795

Open Source DC controller

Hi John
you can count me and a friend in too,(x2) when the time comes,and paul's happy with the controller,hope it test out ok
they are doing such a good job!
thanks and Cheers
Andrew
by avolt
Mon, 06 Oct 2008, 22:49
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Heater-- Demister
Replies: 91
Views: 16310

Heater-- Demister

Hi evric the brand of the solid state relay is KUAN HSI type KS225 but i have to get other solid state relay to switch the heater,because this relay shown is for another project and uses 4 to 32v DC to switch the relay and can switch 240v 25amps AC you must not use any AC relays to switch high DC vo...
by avolt
Fri, 26 Sep 2008, 01:12
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: Kearon's EV Capri
Replies: 121
Views: 18966

Kearon's EV Capri

Hi Kearon
i just wanted to ask,on your test drive the other day,did you try out the heater at all?just to see if it worked ok?
i just installed my heater yesterday,it's a electric element from a heater from bunnings.have not tested it with 144v yet because i don't
have my battery's yet.
cheers
Andrew
by avolt
Thu, 25 Sep 2008, 03:57
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Heater-- Demister
Replies: 91
Views: 16310

Heater-- Demister

http://i262.photobucket.com/albums/ii120/mikesnapoff/100_3914Medium.jpg I did not end up using the tip over switch for the safety cutout from the heater,because I found this Honeywell micro switch was easier to fit as you can see in the photo,the red wires come from the fan relay so the heater elem...
by avolt
Wed, 24 Sep 2008, 15:11
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Heater-- Demister
Replies: 91
Views: 16310

Heater-- Demister

http://i262.photobucket.com/albums/ii120/mikesnapoff/100_3898Medium2.jpg I put the heater core in my vehicle today, i bench tested it before i installed it in the vehicle and it was working very good on the bench, so i installed it and tested it out with 240v in the car,if it worked ok if should wo...
by avolt
Fri, 23 May 2008, 01:09
Forum: AEVA ACT Branch
Topic: First Meeting - Canberra EV Group
Replies: 4
Views: 5361

First Meeting - Canberra EV Group

HI I have been looking around for help,parts and idea's for a electric car project, after building a electric push bike for the kids on the easter weekend,200w/24v motor,i would love to come along to the next meeting and learn from people that know,a friend of mine might come too. building a car tog...