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by Phximiev
Thu Jan 17, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: Other Electric Vehicles
Topic: Riversimple and Fuel Cell Discussions
Replies: 174
Views: 27802

Re: Riversimple and Fuel Cell Discussions

As an update on the conversion of methane to hydrogen I read this rather interesting piece: https://www.techexplorist.com/four-stroke-engine-cycle-produces-hydrogen-methane-captures-carbon-dioxide/4911/ This could probably work in a home off of a gas network. Sounds like a syngas rig without wood. ...
by Phximiev
Wed Jan 16, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: Other Electric Vehicles
Topic: Riversimple and Fuel Cell Discussions
Replies: 174
Views: 27802

Re: Riversimple and Fuel Cell Discussions

As an update on the conversion of methane to hydrogen I read this rather interesting piece: https://www.techexplorist.com/four-stro ... xide/4911/

This could probably work in a home off of a gas network.
by Phximiev
Mon Jan 07, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: Battery temperature management
Replies: 48
Views: 16904

Re: Battery temperature management

RobertC - "I would not make the modifications that would result in some of the cooled air from the A/C being directed down into the battery compartment while driving." "My tests using CaniOn showed that even directing all of the cooled air from the A/C to the battery during driving o...
by Phximiev
Sat Dec 29, 2018 12:16 pm
Forum: Driving the iMiev - Range - Energy Efficiency - Operating Cost
Topic: Our Gas Free Miles Travelled
Replies: 147
Views: 31532

Re: Our Gas Free Miles Travelled

Here, here! We've had the 'Miev for two years and two days and put on 26,500 miles or so in that time, trouble-free as well. Works out to about 36 miles per day, which is fairly ordinary for the average US driver. Happy New Year! :D Now three years and driven it right at 38k miles or about 35 miles...
by Phximiev
Tue Dec 25, 2018 8:59 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 7
Views: 2092

Re: Merry Christmas

Hear, hear! :D

It was great!
by Phximiev
Fri Oct 19, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: Troubleshooting and repair for On-board Charger (OBC), DC-DC Converter
Replies: 337
Views: 26434

Re: Troubleshooting and repair for On-board Charger (OBC), DC-DC Converter

Phximiev wrote:Great job! Now is that the same board that controls the charging rate? And if so, how can the charging rate be increased?

:idea:


Just a follow-up and out of curiosity, but has anyone thought about this question in terms of modifying or repairing the board?
by Phximiev
Sun Oct 07, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: Troubleshooting and repair for On-board Charger (OBC), DC-DC Converter
Replies: 337
Views: 26434

Re: Troubleshooting and repair for On-board Charger (OBC), DC-DC Converter

Great job! Now is that the same board that controls the charging rate? And if so, how can the charging rate be increased?

:idea:
by Phximiev
Wed Sep 05, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: [POLL] On-Board Charger and DC/DC Converter
Replies: 8
Views: 1212

Re: [POLL] On-Board Charger and DC/DC Converter

1. Year and mileage on your iMiev: 2012, 43k or so.

2. OBC failure experience: none


3. 12V Battery Condition, Age: about a year, replaced by Mitsubishi dealer with OEM? battery.


4. 12V Battery Maintenance Frequency and Procedures: None, but dealer checks it.
by Phximiev
Sat Aug 25, 2018 8:23 pm
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: Future battery replacement
Replies: 90
Views: 32804

Re: Future battery replacement

Toshiba has been mentioned on the site; this news post suggests 2019 timeframe: https://www.toshiba.co.jp/about/press/2 ... pr0301.htm
by Phximiev
Wed Aug 22, 2018 9:20 am
Forum: iMiev News
Topic: EVTown
Replies: 23
Views: 9805

Re: EVTown

More news on Rivian: http://insideevs.com/ev-startup-rivian-gets-50-million-state-tax-credits-illinois/ Dirty Diesels? http://insideevs.com/rivian-automotives-future-factory-site-full-volkswagens-dirty-diesels-drone-video/ Actually that gives me hope Rivian might be real, imagine the first en mass ...

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