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Forum: Conservation 09-24-15, 05:30 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 93,557
Posted By AC_Hacker
It's nice that he has really big numbers. However...

It's nice that he has really big numbers. However the Engineer in me would discard that value as an erroneous value.

I think he is gaming the system. I mean his mpg number is 42 times greater than...
Forum: Conservation 09-23-15, 10:25 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 93,557
Posted By AC_Hacker
Overall, quite good. The results from line...

Overall, quite good.

The results from line number 4 are either impressive or fictitious, I can't tell which.

-AC
Forum: Conservation 07-19-15, 04:31 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 93,557
Posted By AC_Hacker
I was thrashing about in the Leaf's menu system...

I was thrashing about in the Leaf's menu system and found lots of interesting pages.

This one was the most interesting...
...
Forum: Conservation 07-14-15, 02:04 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 93,557
Posted By AC_Hacker
I know that tire pressure makes a big difference,...

I know that tire pressure makes a big difference, I'll check it out.

Thanks for the neutral trick, too. What kind of range increase are you seeing with this?

I did try to take a short trip out...
Forum: Conservation 07-12-15, 09:27 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 93,557
Posted By AC_Hacker
Interesting Book on EV Adaptation..

I came across a (free) study regarding EV adaptation.

This link is to on-line reading with an option to free download.
Overcoming Barriers to Deployment of Plug-in Electric Vehicles...
Forum: Conservation 07-10-15, 03:09 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 93,557
Posted By AC_Hacker
I like the car very well, although I feel a bit...

I like the car very well, although I feel a bit bourgeois, driving such a nice, comfortable car.

Very quiet, comfortable ride, good handling, more power than I had expected, fun to drive.

My...
Forum: Conservation 07-10-15, 02:02 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 93,557
Posted By AC_Hacker
Free Energy From The Sun...

Just by chance, I discovered this building located one short block from my house. That would be a 1 minute walk.:

http://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=5575&stc=1&d=1436554314...
Forum: Conservation 07-02-15, 01:49 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 93,557
Posted By AC_Hacker
I agree with you regarding the sanity of using...

I agree with you regarding the sanity of using sunlight for any kind of power, especially for transportation, since that is such a large part of our energy use. It is super important to use Currently...
Forum: Conservation 06-29-15, 12:12 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 93,557
Posted By AC_Hacker
Good info, didn't know that. It sounds...

Good info, didn't know that.



It sounds like you pay a 5% penalty when you use 'normal' tires. Since my car only has 12K miles, it should be a while until I need to make that decision.

Best,...
Forum: Conservation 06-25-15, 08:57 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 93,557
Posted By AC_Hacker
OK, Here you go... ...

OK, Here you go...


http://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=5501&stc=1&d=1435283685


http://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=5502&stc=1&d=1435283685
...
Forum: Conservation 06-25-15, 12:18 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 93,557
Posted By AC_Hacker
I looked at what the local market prices were,...

I looked at what the local market prices were, and found an ideally treated car that was going for middle-average price, and I went for it.

But, Geo NR Gee is really the master of getting great...
Forum: Conservation 06-24-15, 01:10 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 93,557
Posted By AC_Hacker
Thanks pinballlooking, this is exactly the...

Thanks pinballlooking, this is exactly the information I needed for the next step!



Only 12K

As a condition of purchase, I required a Nissan battery analysis.

Perfect battery.
Forum: Conservation 06-24-15, 11:50 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 93,557
Posted By AC_Hacker
Electric Car Has Been Spotted...

This morning, I spotted a car that looks like the car in this picture...

http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/2013-Nissan-Leaf-Main.jpg

It seems to be a 2013 Nissan...
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