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Model 3 Charging options in WA

Posted: Wed, 17 Jul 2019, 20:07
by photomac
Is there an issue using the RAC EV Highway? When I look at this website it suggests it will not be possible. https://jetcharge.com.au/resources/tool ... o-you-need

Re: Model 3 Charging options in WA

Posted: Wed, 17 Jul 2019, 20:34
by reecho
Some stations have been converted to CCS2. Check Plugshare for info...

Re: Model 3 Charging options in WA

Posted: Wed, 17 Jul 2019, 20:53
by photomac
reecho wrote:
Wed, 17 Jul 2019, 20:34
Some stations have been converted to CCS2. Check Plugshare for info...
Thanks Reecho, that rings a bell from a few EV meetings ago.

Re: Model 3 Charging options in WA

Posted: Thu, 18 Jul 2019, 05:05
by g4qber
Harvey, Bunbury, Busselton, Dunsborough changed to ccs2
Others waiting on council funding.
$2500 per location to upgrade.

Re: Model 3 Charging options in WA

Posted: Thu, 18 Jul 2019, 09:40
by antiscab
Presumably you could still charge from the type 2 cable with the 22kw on board charger. Not as quick, but won't leave you stranded.

Re: Model 3 Charging options in WA

Posted: Thu, 18 Jul 2019, 20:41
by photomac
I found this mobile charger, affirmations from some postings on these forum pages, whereby 1.5 to 22kW rate from GPO to 32A3P is feasible. Based upon my run from Perth to Esperance and back in LEAF v2.0 the available 32A3P sockets and Tesla destination chargers the sojourn would be worry free.

https://store.jetcharge.com.au/products ... b16a&_ss=r

Re: Model 3 Charging options in WA

Posted: Fri, 19 Jul 2019, 10:15
by g4qber
Model 3 only has 16.5kw AC onboard charger

Re: Model 3 Charging options in WA

Posted: Tue, 20 Aug 2019, 14:36
by photomac
g4qber wrote:
Fri, 19 Jul 2019, 10:15
Model 3 only has 16.5kw AC onboard charger
Dang - even lower at 11kW

https://www.tesla.com/en_AU/support/hom ... rd-charger

Which yields estimates to be ave 70km to 83km per hour. ( 15.6kWh - 13.0kWh / 100km )

Re: Model 3 Charging options in WA

Posted: Thu, 22 Aug 2019, 20:21
by reecho
The superchargers at Eaton have been modified now with CCS2 connectors. So there's that...

Re: Model 3 Charging options in WA

Posted: Fri, 23 Aug 2019, 07:50
by g4qber