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Old 07-13-2018, 10:16 PM   #91 (permalink)
oil pan 4
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Having thunderstorms on and off through the day I was unable to charge my leaf.
I mean sure I could risk the life of my EVSE or my on board vehicle charger.
But I would rather not.
If I really absolutely had to charge it I could have fired up my 7kw generator. Instead I just hooked the trailer up to my firebird.
Just something to think about if you live somewhere that gets a lot of daily or almost daily thunderstorms such as in Florida.

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1984 chevy suburban, custom made 6.5L diesel turbocharged with a Garrett T76 and Holset HE351VE, 22:1 compression 13psi of intercooled boost.
1989 firebird mostly stock. Aside from the 6-speed manual trans, corvette gen 5 front brakes, 1LE drive shaft, 4th Gen disc brake fbody rear end.
2011 leaf SL, white, portable 240v CHAdeMO, trailer hitch, new batt as of 2014.
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