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by scrambler
Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:35 am
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: Anyone know where a good place to find aftermarket accessories (decals stripes etc) for the 2016 models
Replies: 3
Views: 112

Re: Anyone know where a good place to find aftermarket accessories (decals stripes etc) for the 2016 models

It seems they were speaking of differences between the EV 2014 2015 and 2016, not ICE versus EV models
by scrambler
Fri May 31, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: Battery degredation
Replies: 163
Views: 33302

Re: Battery degredation

Adding charge will definitely mess it up
by scrambler
Fri May 31, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: Battery degredation
Replies: 163
Views: 33302

Re: Battery degredation

In my experience it accounts for both just fine.
As I regen both the % AND the kWh go back
by scrambler
Tue May 28, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Rust Converter - painting over it
Replies: 1
Views: 75

Re: Rust Converter - painting over it

Used Corroseal with great success.
by scrambler
Tue May 28, 2019 9:04 am
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: Commuting 160 miles in a Spark EV
Replies: 24
Views: 931

Re: Commuting 160 miles in a Spark EV

Given the wide range of miles, do you have the corresponding period for each.
This may help us weight miles versus time as impact on degradation.
by scrambler
Thu May 23, 2019 9:27 am
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: Commuting 160 miles in a Spark EV
Replies: 24
Views: 931

Re: Commuting 160 miles in a Spark EV

The maths work out to 6.5 mi/kWh. That is quite conservative driving, Good for her! Just keep in mind as was mentioned before that she will be doing quite a lot of miles per year (38,000 from your commute numbers), and you will loose capacity overtime. I have been loosing 0.15 kWh per 1000miles or ...
by scrambler
Tue May 21, 2019 9:02 am
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: Questions and Data tracking
Replies: 14
Views: 1232

Re: Questions and Data tracking

The loss of capacity on our 2014 is a straight downward line that shows no sign of slowing down. Over the last two years, it has been declining 0.15 kWh per 1,000 miles going from 15.8 kWh at 52,000 miles, down to 13.7 kWh at 66,000 miles. If I assume a nominal usable capacity of 19 kWh that means t...
by scrambler
Sun May 19, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: Battery degredation
Replies: 163
Views: 33302

Re: Battery degredation

In reading this topic, I saw that the 2014 Spark EV had a 22kw A123 battery and the 2014's warranty calls for warranty coverage at 65%. That would suggest that warranty replacement could occur when the A123 battery degraded to 14.3 KW within eight years and 100,000 miles. First the 2014 Spark total...
by scrambler
Fri May 17, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: Commuting 160 miles in a Spark EV
Replies: 24
Views: 931

Re: Commuting 160 miles in a Spark EV

Use google map.
Map the direction, then select the bike route, that will show you the elevation at start and end :)
by scrambler
Thu May 16, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: Commuting 160 miles in a Spark EV
Replies: 24
Views: 931

Re: Commuting 160 miles in a Spark EV

In any case, you have the car, So you can just start by using it, and if it becomes too complicated and or stressful, you can face the need for a new car then :)

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