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Old 11-19-2019, 09:49 AM   #31 (permalink)
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They got a new product in. A full 24kwh Nissan Leaf battery pack from Nissan. They are used, but the price is pretty reasonable at $1800 (plus $400 for shipping).

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Old 11-19-2019, 01:37 PM   #32 (permalink)
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$400 shipping for 1 or 50 of them too. That's a good deal but few people would buy more than one.
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Saw that this morning. 13kwh usable of battery for $1799.

Scrapped lithium packs from the Leaf. Good deal except for the potential of half the kwh/cm^3 regarding space in application.

Scrapped for a reason? Too much of a risk IMO versus their other offerings.
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There are quite a few options available now from $15-$140 depending on current needs. A 45a charge, 80a discharge, 220a peak discharge 4S LiFePO4 BMS is around $45.
is it possible to convert a old NIMH to lithium battery the peak discharge is 37.6kw and peak regeneration is 32KW (the motor is 60kw rated ) according to the EPA

the stock unit is very small you can only get a few miles when the pack was new.. .now maybe a few blocks

it was only 1.5 kWh when new so even 17kwh would be a huge upgrade


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Cell Tower Batteries

My wife's former coworker made an electric MG using retired cell phone tower batteries. Supposedly they have a very easy life and are traded out every two years out of an abundance of caution. I don't know where he got them but I thought the story line was good.
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is it possible to convert a old NIMH to lithium battery the peak discharge is 37.6kw and peak regeneration is 32KW (the motor is 60kw rated ) according to the EPA
I'm sure it is, but I'm also sure its probably a ton of work to do it. The electronics side is the tricky thing unless you're a wiz at that.
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For those who dont want an entire Leaf battery pack they are now also offering individual cells. These are very nice in that it's pretty easy to bolt them together with the terminals they have.

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