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by Chris101
Wed Dec 04, 2019 3:37 am
Forum: Buying / Leasing / Dealerships
Topic: Lots of used Spark EVs near San Jose, CA
Replies: 3
Views: 448

Re: Lots of used Spark EVs near San Jose, CA

as 2017 Bolt leases come due in the coming months, more people will buy used Bolts instead of used Sparks methinks.... just how it goes. The Spark EV will always leaving me smiling with very fond memories as my first EV car before buying my Bolt!
by Chris101
Wed Oct 30, 2019 9:44 am
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: Wheel/tire upgrade
Replies: 28
Views: 21424

Re: Wheel/tire upgrade

This reminds me that I need to sell my Konig Dial-ins with 205 50 15 Dunlop DZ101 tires that we used to have on our former Spark EV for 1 summer
by Chris101
Fri Oct 18, 2019 4:23 am
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: New Chevy Spark EV owner
Replies: 16
Views: 1479

Re: New Chevy Spark EV owner

^ except stock wheels on the Spark EV are 15" and that link goes to a 16" tire
by Chris101
Sat Oct 12, 2019 4:18 am
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: New Chevy Spark EV owner
Replies: 16
Views: 1479

Re: New Chevy Spark EV owner

We changed to different tires on our former 2nd Spark (much better grip) but lost 11 miles per charge in the process as fair warning.
by Chris101
Fri Oct 11, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: New Chevy Spark EV owner
Replies: 16
Views: 1479

Re: New Chevy Spark EV owner

Get some snow tires if you plan to drive it in winter! The stock tires are absolutely horrid in snow/winter conditions (yes I speak from experience) That being said, I just replaced the fronts with the same exact Bridgestone Ecopia tires so range wouldn't suffer ...be ready to get as bad as 46 mile ...
by Chris101
Thu Oct 10, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: New Chevy Spark EV owner
Replies: 16
Views: 1479

Re: New Chevy Spark EV owner

nice find. Does it also have DCFC? ..just curious.
by Chris101
Mon Oct 07, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: Replacement Battery Cost
Replies: 52
Views: 26396

Re: Replacement Battery Cost

I still just don't see a higher capacity battery pack ever happening for the Spark EV given the crazy low 7500 total count that was made. I would be really surprised if a) one becomes available and b) its actually affordable. I'm already seeing some Spark EV cars selling for $6000 so who would want ...
by Chris101
Tue Oct 01, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: Replacement Battery Cost
Replies: 52
Views: 26396

Re: Replacement Battery Cost

@NORTON Does your 2014 have DCFC? If yes, do you use it often? I have a theory about the 2014 Spark EV battery aging better and another about not using DCFC as often. Curious to know if I'm wrong. But... I also hope replacement / rebuilt batteries will be available in the near future to revitalize S...
by Chris101
Mon Sep 23, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: Center Screen not working
Replies: 3
Views: 628

Re: Center Screen not working

^ I was just going to ask which screen? the one with the radio in the center of the car or the center meaning the one that shows you how fast you are going and what level the charge is along with the odometer
by Chris101
Mon Sep 23, 2019 4:58 am
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: Electrify America Charging Station Problems
Replies: 115
Views: 9301

Re: Electrify America Charging Station Problems

^ my understanding is certain EA stations have not worked properly when 1st being setup regardless of what car tries to actually charge at the station BUT the Bolt EV does NOT have the same issue as the Spark EV when it comes to EA DCFC.

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