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by timc
Tue Sep 22, 2020 9:08 pm
Forum: General / Main Chevy Bolt Owners Forum
Topic: Highest Mileage Bolt EV?
Replies: 10
Views: 2050

Re: Highest Mileage Bolt EV?

TheLondonBroiler wrote:
timc wrote:There's a guy in Canada who has over 200k on his.


200,000 miles or kilometers?


Miles. He's over 300k km.
by timc
Tue Sep 22, 2020 5:47 pm
Forum: General / Main Chevy Bolt Owners Forum
Topic: Highest Mileage Bolt EV?
Replies: 10
Views: 2050

Re: Highest Mileage Bolt EV?

There's a guy in Canada who has over 200k on his.
by timc
Wed Nov 20, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: chargers and charging habits
Replies: 12
Views: 14854

Re: chargers and charging habits

JoeS wrote: I also normally charge to 60%, and I do recognize that there is a 'hidden' percentage in the Bolt's battery.


If you recognize that some of the Bolt's battery is hidden, how do you know you are charging to 60%?
by timc
Wed Oct 23, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: General / Main Chevy Bolt Owners Forum
Topic: charger reservations?
Replies: 2
Views: 4521

Re: charger reservations?

Great advice, thank you!
by timc
Wed Oct 23, 2019 2:29 am
Forum: General / Main Chevy Bolt Owners Forum
Topic: charger reservations?
Replies: 2
Views: 4521

charger reservations?

Are there any hotels that allow you to reserve a level 2 charger along with your room reservation?
by timc
Tue Oct 22, 2019 2:58 am
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: chargers and charging habits
Replies: 12
Views: 14854

Re: chargers and charging habits

If it's not honoring that, maybe theTeen Driver settings are on or something? Dave It's not honoring my OFF command, and I bought the car new so I don't think anyone has messed with the teen driver feature. When I go to that feature on the center screen, it asks me to set a PIN. So I'm stuck. Not o...
by timc
Sun Oct 20, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: chargers and charging habits
Replies: 12
Views: 14854

Re: chargers and charging habits

I can't speak for chargers intended to be mounted on the wall, but Tesla makes what is IMHO the best portable charger - it accepts interchangeable AC plugs and adjusts the charge rate it advertises based on the plug type. You need to buy a Tesla-to-J1772 adapter to use it, though, and that makes it...
by timc
Sun Oct 20, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: chargers and charging habits
Replies: 12
Views: 14854

Re: chargers and charging habits

⋅ Don't charge the battery to 100% unless leaving for/on a long trip where you really need the range (I have mine set to charge to 60% day-in/day-out) ⋅ Don't let the battery sit for extended periods either very full or very empty ⋅ Keep the car plugged in, with the ch...
by timc
Sat Oct 19, 2019 4:02 am
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: chargers and charging habits
Replies: 12
Views: 14854

chargers and charging habits

Hi Everyone, I started driving a 2019 Bolt LT last month and have 3 questions: 1. Do there exist any level 2 chargers, other than JuiceBox and OpenEVSE, that allow the amperage to be adjusted? 2. Is there any consensus on what charging habits will maximize the battery life? 3. I've tried unsuccessfu...

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