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iMIEV

Video of Tour the Mitsubishi iMiev

November 24, 2017

One of our YouTube viewers asked for a video tour of the Mitsubishi iMiEV electric car. So, we pulled out the video camera, filmed it, and gave our honest review of the vehicle. Here’s that video! We’ve been driving this car for two years now, and have put about 20,000 miles on it. In a […]

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Bye-Bye, iMiEV

July 30, 2017

Towing electric tractors, smashing my car, solar-charging Teslas, and saying good-bye to the Purple iMiEV… all just part of a typical electric car weekend at my place.

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iMiEV Dislikes updated

June 1, 2016

A while back, I told you what I did NOT like about the Mitsubishi iMiEV electric car. I originally posted that blog when I only had the car for about two weeks. Well, I’ve been driving the car for a while now, and I thought it would be time to update my dislikes list, so […]

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iMiEV Heater Installation

February 14, 2016

Overall, I love my little electric car, the Mitsubishi iMiEV. It’s a good, affordable, all electric commuter car. It’s one shortcoming is that it was never designed for COLD Wisconsin winters. The heater is electric (of course!) but it heats a liquid antifreeze (coolant) which then circulates through a heater core, where a fan finally blows […]

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Free Car and More: Read the Sticker!

February 12, 2016

I finally found what I was looking for – the official EPA/DOT window cling for a 2012 Mitsubishi iMiEV. Since I bought my car used, it didn’t have the window sticker that describes the car’s fuel economy and several other important pieces of information. Recently, I found a photo of one from another car that […]

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Fired Up! Testing the fuel heater

February 7, 2016

As much as I like the all electric Mitsubishi iMiEV car, it’s Achilles Heel is the heating system. The combination of a small battery pack and inefficient heater just slays winter driving range. So, it’s time to upgrade the heating system! Several other iMiEV owners have experimented with “parking heaters” – fuel-burning heaters to supplement […]

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Electric Car Heater Thermal Imaging

January 17, 2016

Lately, it’s been cold – which has me thinking quite a bit about electric cars and HEAT. I realized that I own a thermal camera, so maybe it was time to go into the world of VISUALIZING heat in an electric car! My Mitsubishi iMiEV is a bit of an oddball when it comes to […]

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LED Lighting Upgrade!

January 1, 2016

I just got done upgrading the lights on my electric car. Nope, not the headlights, just the dome lights and license plate lights. One of the things that I didn’t care for on this car is that the incandescent light bulbs just feel “old-fashioned”! For some time now, cars have been going towards HID and […]

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The iMiEV is back!

December 30, 2015

I got my car back yesterday! The dealer had my car for 20 days! I was told that much of that was waiting for parts, and then “well it’s the holidays…”. I originally took the car to the dealer to get some open recalls taken care of: vacuum pump, impact sensors, and underbody corrosion prevention. […]

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iMiEV: Recalls, Chargers, and an Electric Blanket

December 9, 2015

One thing that I knew was going to be a bit of a challenge about owning an iMiEV is that there is no certified Mitsubishi dealership near me. That’s right, you can’t get the car serviced just anywhere – only at OFFICIAL iMiEV certified Mitsubishi Dealerships. The one closest to me is in McHenry, Illinois, […]

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