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Forum: Conservation 12-16-20, 09:57 PM
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Posted By pinballlooking
My car has over 37k miles and had not been to the...

My car has over 37k miles and had not been to the dealership once. Not one issue at all.
Volt gets over 50 EV miles and like 42 MPG on hwy with gas.
Forum: Conservation 12-15-20, 10:55 AM
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Posted By pinballlooking
https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?atta...

https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=9125&stc=1&d=1608051060

We have now traveled 107,000 EV miles between our two Chevy Volts.
We are 81% EV so far on our 2018 Volt.

We...
Forum: Conservation 12-10-19, 02:40 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 93,557
Posted By pinballlooking
The prime would not work for me 25 EV miles not...

The prime would not work for me 25 EV miles not near enough. It my work for others.

I will take the Volt 53 EV mile range any day of the week. Even with 53 EV miles we are still only at 80% EV...
Forum: Conservation 12-10-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 93,557
Posted By pinballlooking
This is why we really like our Volt. We are at...

This is why we really like our Volt.
We are at 79% EV use.

But this month we had trips to a couple trips past Columbia South Carolina. Then trip to Asheville North Carolina.
No problem at all...
Forum: Conservation 07-17-19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 93,557
Posted By pinballlooking
Our lake place it 55 miles away. It was 92...

Our lake place it 55 miles away. It was 92 degrees today I used the AC to keep it nice in cool in the car. Part of the trip is interstate driving set the cruse control to 68 MPH.
I went the whole...
Forum: Conservation 06-16-19, 10:27 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 93,557
Posted By pinballlooking
My 2018 volt has 21,686 total miles 18,206 EV...

My 2018 volt has 21,686 total miles 18,206 EV miles. 84% EV
Total gas miles 3,480.
We still really like the Gen 2 Volt it is a really great car....
Forum: Conservation 11-28-18, 07:16 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 93,557
Posted By pinballlooking
The Volt is dead March 2019 the last Volts we be...

The Volt is dead March 2019 the last Volts we be made.
"The company has also confirmed that the Chevy Volt will be discontinued."...
Forum: Conservation 10-19-18, 06:05 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 93,557
Posted By pinballlooking
No mater what the mileage is it won’t let you go...

No mater what the mileage is it won’t let you go over 24 months for an oil change.
They use the Delphi sensor so miles very greatly depending on how you use your car. I will get to two years before...
Forum: Conservation 09-12-18, 11:00 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 93,557
Posted By pinballlooking
We really like the Gen 2.0 volt the longer range...

We really like the Gen 2.0 volt the longer range fits our life style much better.
Since it gets great gas mileage we have taken it on some longer drives. It is quicker off the line than the Gen1...
Forum: Conservation 08-01-18, 12:39 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 93,557
Posted By pinballlooking
Volt update We now have 10,711 total miles...

Volt update

We now have 10,711 total miles on our 2018 Volt. 8,909 EV miles 83% EV usage so far.
No issues no oil change needed just a tire rotation that I did.
My wife still loves this car...
Forum: Conservation 06-04-18, 01:21 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 93,557
Posted By pinballlooking
We have a place at lake Hartwell and it is 55...

We have a place at lake Hartwell and it is 55 miles away.
My wife drove home yesterday and made it 55 miles with a couple miles left over with AC running the whole time.

Very sweet to drive this...
Forum: Conservation 02-27-18, 08:18 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 93,557
Posted By pinballlooking
Today we drove our Volt 121 EV miles and 2 gas...

Today we drove our Volt 121 EV miles and 2 gas miles. We are still at 89% EV miles so far (lifetime).
We are enjoying android Auto mapping on the big car screen running for a fast cell phone is...
Forum: Conservation 02-13-18, 01:17 PM
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Views: 93,557
Posted By pinballlooking
Total miles 4,104 Electric Miles 3,649 Gas...

Total miles 4,104
Electric Miles 3,649
Gas Miles 454
11 gallons on gas use so far.

We are very happy with this car 88% EV so far it really meets our need so far.
Forum: Conservation 01-21-18, 10:37 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 93,557
Posted By pinballlooking
Volt 2,527 EV miles 402 gas miles. Just under 10...

Volt 2,527 EV miles 402 gas miles. Just under 10 gallons of gas. 86% EV so far.
It was 70 degrees today so I washed it.

The dim headlights are LED and very good. The high beams are not LED and...
Forum: Conservation 01-16-18, 08:35 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 93,557
Posted By pinballlooking
I wanted to play movies on my Volt's main myLink...

I wanted to play movies on my Volt's main myLink screen.
Audio through the speaker system.
Here is a way to do it.

I don’t care about playing YouTube videos in my car but it now plays local...
Forum: Conservation 01-01-18, 07:29 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 93,557
Posted By pinballlooking
Today was the first time we put gas in our car...

Today was the first time we put gas in our car since we bought it.
2,400 miles and it took 6.9 gallons. If you just take into account the gas miles only we got 42 mpg on gas alone.

We are at 87%...
Forum: Conservation 12-23-17, 01:58 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 93,557
Posted By pinballlooking
I installed my Illuminated charge port today. ...

I installed my Illuminated charge port today.
It is a nicety but I like it.

http://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=8022&stc=1&d=1514059079

A night shot....
Forum: Conservation 12-18-17, 01:57 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 93,557
Posted By pinballlooking
Our Volt now has 2,000 miles on it 1,740 are EV...

Our Volt now has 2,000 miles on it 1,740 are EV 87% EV so far.

My volt has blacked out bowties. (front and back)
My wife wanted to know if we could get a blacked out a steering wheel bowtie.
I...
Forum: Conservation 12-14-17, 12:44 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 93,557
Posted By pinballlooking
2018 Chevrolet Volt 355.2V Li-Ion Battery - Deep...

2018 Chevrolet Volt 355.2V Li-Ion Battery - Deep Dive

lots of good info.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eWYtq0hxhQg&t=533s
Forum: Conservation 12-12-17, 12:50 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 93,557
Posted By pinballlooking
We have 1,481 EV miles on our new Volt. Total...

We have 1,481 EV miles on our new Volt. Total miles 1,690 with 208 gas miles.
My wife still tells me she loves her she means (our) new car.

We are using less gas and actually not charging as much...
Forum: Conservation 12-07-17, 09:50 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 93,557
Posted By pinballlooking
Insurance Institute for HWY safety 2018...

Insurance Institute for HWY safety
2018 Chevrolet Volt Top safety pick.
2018 Chevrolet Volt (http://www.iihs.org/iihs/ratings/vehicle/v/chevrolet/volt-4-door-hatchback/2018)

Always good to see...
Forum: Conservation 12-06-17, 03:54 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 93,557
Posted By pinballlooking
We just hit 1,050 EV miles with total 1,229...

We just hit 1,050 EV miles with total 1,229 miles. We still have the dealer provided gas ½ tank left.
I thought I would use more power to charge the new volt. It has a 1.9 Kw more battery storage....
Forum: Conservation 11-29-17, 03:48 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 93,557
Posted By pinballlooking
I picked my son up from school today our normal...

I picked my son up from school today our normal 39 mile trip.
Gen one volt would have made that trip 100 % EV maybe a couple EV miles remaining.
This would have required a full charge.

Today...
Forum: Conservation 11-27-17, 12:50 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 93,557
Posted By pinballlooking
We have 755 miles on the new Volt. 600 EV miles...

We have 755 miles on the new Volt. 600 EV miles so far.
With the holiday we did not drive it as much as normal.

My wife loves the car
Interstate miles really eat EV miles but this one does...
Forum: Conservation 11-22-17, 09:29 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 93,557
Posted By pinballlooking
A good read “GM says next-gen electric cars will...

A good read “GM says next-gen electric cars will cost less, go farther”

https://www.boston.com/cars/car-news/2017/11/17/gm-says-next-gen-electric-cars-will-cost-less-go-farther

GM plans to...
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