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by rkarl89203
Thu Jul 10, 2014 3:40 pm
Forum: Other Electric Vehicles
Topic: Outlander PHEV thread
Replies: 62
Views: 30561

Re: Outlander PHEV thread

so basically its a sorta sporty large 4WD Volt.
Still consumes gasoline albeit at a slower rate.
Cheaper than a Volt though.
by rkarl89203
Sat Jul 05, 2014 2:26 pm
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: Any I Witnesses?
Replies: 115
Views: 53688

Re: Any I Witnesses?

I've seen the other Imiev here in Rockford ONCE...but that's it....
by rkarl89203
Sat Jul 05, 2014 10:26 am
Forum: EVSE (Charging Stations)
Topic: What is NEMA 14-50?
Replies: 6
Views: 3538

What is NEMA 14-50?

On Plugshare I keep seeing NEMA 14-50 charging stations mentioned.

What are they? Can Imievs use them?
by rkarl89203
Tue Jul 01, 2014 3:46 pm
Forum: Other Electric Vehicles
Topic: Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV - 6 steps of REGEN!
Replies: 3
Views: 2814

Re: Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV - 6 steps of REGEN!

Still just a gas car. Only more efficient than an all ICE one.
by rkarl89203
Sun Jun 22, 2014 6:37 pm
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: First REAL trip in my new Imiev
Replies: 5
Views: 2488

Re: First REAL trip in my new Imiev

The $3.95 was just a rough estimate...may have been way high.
Still...when you consider a lot of cars get 25 mpg....this trip was about 6 gallons of gas....which would have been about $20 hereabouts....and we did it for under $4...
outstanding car!
by rkarl89203
Sat Jun 21, 2014 6:16 pm
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: First REAL trip in my new Imiev
Replies: 5
Views: 2488

First REAL trip in my new Imiev

FINALLY had the opportunity to take an actual out of town driving trip in our Imiev. 149 miles roundtrip from home -Rockford Illinois to Madison WI and back. Left with 71 miles range....ran around in Madison for awhile. Had a great lunch at Ellas deli near the State Capital building....then went to ...
by rkarl89203
Mon Jun 09, 2014 5:53 pm
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: weird.battery charging ocurrence
Replies: 9
Views: 4441

Re: weird.battery charging ocurrence

I am in rockford Illinois.....not nearly as scenic as where you are.......
Yes I agree.....warmth seems to be a darn good thing...
Its weird...they told us our range would increase.....and they were right!
by rkarl89203
Mon Jun 09, 2014 4:25 am
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: weird.battery charging ocurrence
Replies: 9
Views: 4441

Re: weird.battery charging ocurrence

Ran it all day....then recharged. At 16 bars have 85 rr.....
amazing car....amazing regenerative braking.
by rkarl89203
Sun Jun 08, 2014 10:31 am
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: weird.battery charging ocurrence
Replies: 9
Views: 4441

Re: weird.battery charging ocurrence

It finally stopped charging.

81 miles rr......a new record for my favorite electric car!

Awesome!
by rkarl89203
Sun Jun 08, 2014 10:11 am
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: weird.battery charging ocurrence
Replies: 9
Views: 4441

Re: weird.battery charging ocurrence

Ok....even weirder....its at 81rr....says still not totally charged.
Btw 81 is a new record for us....

WOW!

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