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Old 12-22-2015, 12:01 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Modified 2013 Leaf

Seller says it has 160 mile range on 48kwh capacity. 26K miles, and wants $14K.

2013 Nissan Leaf modified with 48kwhr battery has 160 miles range

"I'm selling a 2013 Nissan Leaf. This car has been modified with an additional 24kwhr battery system. The total is 48kwh with the range is 160 miles. This can be charged and fast charged regularly. This basically has 2 battery systems. still has plenty of trunk space. Comes with 3 year no hassle warranty, call for more info. This has been modified by Hybrid Industries, the cost was $6000 "


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Old 12-22-2015, 12:14 AM   #2 (permalink)
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not bad, I would roll with it if it were close, assuming the electronic bits weren't complete junk. I don't need the extra range, but others in the house could use it.

Any details on the conversion?
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Old 12-22-2015, 12:21 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Any details on the conversion?
Ad says it was done by "Hybrid Industries." A quick google offers this: This Company Offers To Install Double Batteries on Nissan LEAF Increasing Range to 160 Miles - Torque News

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Old 12-22-2015, 12:29 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Very cool mod.
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First I've heard of that mod. Thanks for sharing it.

Though I'll admit I am slightly disappointed ... from the title, I thought we had a Leaf owner who joined us to show us all the mods that improved the car's crappy drag coefficient and improved range!
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I hope it has a (rear) suspension mod to go with the extra weight.
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Old 12-22-2015, 01:38 PM   #7 (permalink)
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... from the title, I thought we had a Leaf owner who joined us to show us all the mods that improved the car's crappy drag coefficient and improved range!
Yeah, that would be cool... I actually went through that thought process... I thought of an aero trailer for more storage when I need to lug something... I thought of aeromods... i romanced it for a while and then remembered my expenses in rehab, renovate, expanding my house... no cars for me... hell, I have always got lots to do on the black & green civic!
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Old 12-22-2015, 04:19 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I hear you. Too many projects & not enough time.
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the leaf isn't the draggiest thing in the world.
Fifth Place: Nissan Leaf

it would need about a 28% improvement to match the model S cda (claimed 14hp @ 70mph, vs 18 for the leaf), but the leaf is ~1200lbs lighter.

This user claims a %20 improvement from grill/mudflaps...

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Old 12-28-2015, 05:18 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Today, I went online to craigslist agajn to look at this Leaf. Still there. I then went and found my wife and said to her: "talk me out of buying this car." And she did! hahaha! Turns out she really prefers that cash going into the house improvements. ☺

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