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Old 11-13-2011, 10:44 PM   #91 (permalink)
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14 miles is about the limit of the ForkenSwift's used pack these days (getting colder), without pushing it too far. Good luck with the reconditioning!

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Old 11-14-2011, 08:37 AM   #92 (permalink)
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14 miles is about the limit of the ForkenSwift's used pack these days (getting colder), without pushing it too far. Good luck with the reconditioning!
I'm gonna keep at it with hopes of getting up to at least 18 miles. I can still do around town errands, but I miss commuting in it. I hope to start my new conversion in late spring, so I'm just gonna play with these batteries until then.
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Update: I got my stinky battery replaced! I just installed it this morning, and better yet I didn't pay for it! I decided to contact my dealer last weekend for fun to see if they would warranty it even tho the warranty was up 2 months earlier. I was hoping to get a pro-rated discount, but instead they just replaced it for free!

Now I'm cycling the pack and getting it warmed back up, its been in the 20's F at night and 40's F during the day so the performance is terrible, but I've re-insulated the pack and starting to do little loops around the block to wake up the pack and warm it up.

I'm hoping to commute in it again this winter/spring while I save up for my new EV, which I have plans on working on in the later spring/early summer.

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