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Old 09-04-2006, 08:01 AM   #1
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Not a bad looking little car.

6000 batteries and 90K
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The batteries are wired in series. If one goes bad, you have to test them one at time. Kinda' like old Christmas lights used to be. They say it takes a week and a half to test them all. But usually you only have to check 3-4000 before you find it. GM designed the batterypack for Tesla. It was rumored that Dorman started engineering an aftermarket replacement 2 hours and twenty minutes after GM was awarded the contract.



Only kidding. A good start. Tesla says the batteries should last 100K miles. Don't know if they are warrantied for same. 3 1/2 hours for a 250 mi charge. Curious to hear if the needles spin off of your electric meter during charging.
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It was rumored that Dorman started engineering an aftermarket replacement 2 hours and twenty minutes after GM was awarded the contract.
ROFL! That'* a good one!
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Couldn't you wire sensors to those batteries and connect them to a diagnostic port? That seems like it would be pretty logical
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Curious to hear if the needles spin off of your electric meter during charging.
Comes with a solar panel so your running power positive not negitive
If I had $90,000 for a car Im not going to lie
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