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Forum: General Off-Topic 06-10-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 7,515
Posted By sbiggi
That is to bad, my work was all for it. I just...

That is to bad, my work was all for it. I just talked to one of the VP's who was into cars.
Forum: General Off-Topic 06-09-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 7,515
Posted By sbiggi
Hmm, so you didn't ask your work for permission...

Hmm, so you didn't ask your work for permission to charge?
Forum: General Off-Topic 06-04-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 7,515
Posted By sbiggi
Ugh, and people need to stop guessing how things...

Ugh, and people need to stop guessing how things work.

The actual charger is built into the car. The car handles changing ac to dc.

The charge station is just a glorified relay switch.
Forum: General Off-Topic 06-04-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 7,515
Posted By sbiggi
There is only one charger I have seen that can do...

There is only one charger I have seen that can do both. And it's plug switches the prongs.

You will need to buy a 220v charge station for $500+ to charge 220v at home. As well as order one with...
Forum: General Off-Topic 06-04-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 7,515
Posted By sbiggi
Unless they changed something. Does it have two...

Unless they changed something. Does it have two different plugs on it?
Forum: General Off-Topic 06-04-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 7,515
Posted By sbiggi
I have been using a extension cord for 9 months...

I have been using a extension cord for 9 months with no issues which includes using it at work and home every work day. You'll be fine if you bought one rated for 15 amps.

You know you need a...
Forum: General Off-Topic 06-04-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 7,515
Posted By sbiggi
There is, but it is tight. If you are tall then...

There is, but it is tight. If you are tall then you will be squished in front seat. We had to sit the front seat up a little more as well.
Forum: General Off-Topic 06-04-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 7,515
Posted By sbiggi
If you don't already, drive it in "low" so you...

If you don't already, drive it in "low" so you get the most aggressive regen braking.
Forum: General Off-Topic 06-02-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 7,515
Posted By sbiggi
The car location is scary accurate

The car location is scary accurate
Forum: General Off-Topic 06-02-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 7,515
Posted By sbiggi
Ya, I geeked out and researched the **** out of...

Ya, I geeked out and researched the **** out of the volt. Most people have no clue all the tech in this car.
Forum: General Off-Topic 06-02-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 7,515
Posted By sbiggi
Edit: nm, saw the rest of your post. Get the...

Edit: nm, saw the rest of your post.

Get the onstar app for your phone.

Then you can check charge status, remote start, etc.
Forum: General Off-Topic 06-02-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 7,515
Posted By sbiggi
No it doesn't. It has a electric water pump to...

No it doesn't. It has a electric water pump to circulate the coolant when the engine isn't running. Not a "heat pump" like a home hvac system might have.
...
Forum: General Off-Topic 05-15-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 7,515
Posted By sbiggi
It only runs to warm up the coolant for the HVAC...

It only runs to warm up the coolant for the HVAC and the shuts off, then cycle on and off after that.
Forum: General Off-Topic 05-15-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 7,515
Posted By sbiggi
If it is below 15 the gas motor runs. No way to...

If it is below 15 the gas motor runs. No way to stop that currently other than maybe having a empty gas tank.
Forum: General Off-Topic 04-14-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,040
Posted By sbiggi
This. WTH do you care if it cost the company...

This.

WTH do you care if it cost the company a thousand or two to do it correctly? Splicing or those connectors is ghetto as ****.
Forum: General Off-Topic 03-26-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,554
Posted By sbiggi
+1 to all that. The 2016 Volt is so tempting....

+1 to all that.
The 2016 Volt is so tempting. The extra range would pretty much allow me to almost never use gas.
Forum: General Off-Topic 03-24-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,080
Posted By sbiggi
:O 35 / kw. F that. Although your return on...

:O 35 / kw. F that. Although your return on investment would be a heck of lot faster.

Could be a new thread. I pay 12.3c per kw.

I've been looking into DIY options, as they are 1/3 price of the...
Forum: General Off-Topic 03-20-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 51,481
Views: 9,552,714
Posted By sbiggi
Worked on mine, pretty cool

Worked on mine, pretty cool
Forum: General Off-Topic 03-19-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,554
Posted By sbiggi
For charging at a apartment, guess you would need...

For charging at a apartment, guess you would need to talk to the management. You only need a 110v outlet, but need to be able to pull 12 amps. You would be surprised how willing some businesses are...
Forum: General Off-Topic 03-18-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,554
Posted By sbiggi
I own a Chevy Volt and I love the car. Commute 75...

I own a Chevy Volt and I love the car. Commute 75 miles a day, and I get to charge using 110v for free at work.

We average 1200+ miles a tank this winter. I expect to easily double that in the...
Forum: General Off-Topic 01-01-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,066
Posted By sbiggi
i8 seems overly complicated. ...

i8 seems overly complicated.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jTNKiTrX0Vk
Forum: General Off-Topic 12-23-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 799
Posted By sbiggi
Couldn't handle the V8. ...

Couldn't handle the V8.
http://www.canvasprinter.com/gallery_pictures/icons_on_canvas/images/starsky_hutch.jpg


Its not like it is that warm here in CO right now, I imagine that thing has summer...
Forum: General Off-Topic 12-10-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 755
Posted By sbiggi
Does the pump run? If the pump works then I...

Does the pump run?
If the pump works then I would suspect the heater or thermostat.

We have a ancient hot tub. Cost about $30 a month in the winter to run it. Keeps popping start capacitors so I...
Forum: General Off-Topic 10-30-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,970
Posted By sbiggi
Full coverage on 3, liability on 1. 100/300, $500...

Full coverage on 3, liability on 1. 100/300, $500 collision, $100 comprehensive.
$147 a month
Liberty mutual
Forum: General Off-Topic 10-23-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 617
Posted By sbiggi
Where would you find a place that has a copper...

Where would you find a place that has a copper floor to use it?
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