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What I DON’T like about the iMiEV

December 7, 2015

In my last blog entry, I told you what I like about the iMiEV electric car. In this entry, I’ll tell you what I DON’T like about it…. The good news is that most of my dislikes are actually rather minor. That said, here we go. HEAT The heater in the car isn’t that great. […]

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Liking the iMiEV

December 5, 2015

After two weeks of owning the electric Mitsubishi iMiEV, I can give you my general sense of the car, including all the little things that I have found that I LIKE and DISLIKE about the car. The car itself: To be clear, overall, I really like the car. Even in my list of dislikes, none […]

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Salvaging Lithium

August 5, 2014

  Today, I was trying to get some cleanup done in my garage. It’s pretty hard to work on a hybrid truck or electric car when the garage is packed pretty solid with junk (although cool junk), camping equipment, and yes, even dead electric car batteries. The Mitsubishi iMIEV batteries have been kicking around for […]

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iMIEV – Spinning the Motor & Wheels

July 22, 2014

Last week, I had made a date with my friend Tom G (who you might remember from the AC Dodge Neon project) to come out to my house and show me how to use a variable frequency drive. Tom has lots of experience working with AC motors and owns a few salvaged drives. I had […]

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