View Single Post
Old 07-01-2014, 11:42 PM   #20 (permalink)
redpoint5
Human Environmentalist
 
redpoint5's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Oregon
Posts: 10,153

Acura TSX - '06 Acura TSX
90 day: 28.24 mpg (US)

Lafawnda - '01 Honda CBR600 F4i
90 day: 47.32 mpg (US)

Big Yeller - '98 Dodge Ram 2500 base
90 day: 21.82 mpg (US)

Prius Plug-in - '12 Toyota Prius Plug-in
90 day: 57.64 mpg (US)

Mazda CX-5 - '17 Mazda CX-5 Touring
90 day: 27.52 mpg (US)

Chevy ZR-2 - '03 Chevrolet S10 ZR2
90 day: 16.56 mpg (US)
Thanks: 3,517
Thanked 3,794 Times in 2,850 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by UltArc View Post
You could charge the battery you have when you go to sleep, then switch the battery when you wake up. A full charge, and at least a half charge.
I was going to suggest charging up battery #1 right when Balto gets home, and then putting battery #2 in to charge right before bed.

An 8hr shift leaves 16hrs of charging time; plenty to charge at least 2 batteries.

I wouldn't make this any more complicated or expensive than necessary.
__________________
Gas and Electric Vehicle Cost of Ownership Calculator







Give me absolute safety, or give me death!
  Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to redpoint5 For This Useful Post:
UltArc (07-02-2014)