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Re: Towable Turbine Powered CHAdeMO Charger

Posted: Mon Dec 12, 2011 11:16 am
by hpage
Plus, I suspect it sounds like the Batmobile! ('wonder about fuel consumption, though...)

Re: Towable Turbine Powered CHAdeMO Charger

Posted: Mon Dec 12, 2011 1:07 pm
by TEG
hpage wrote:Plus, I suspect it sounds like the Batmobile!
You can listen to a similar turbine here:


Or a batmobile replica with a MUCH larger turbine:

Re: Towable Turbine Powered CHAdeMO Charger

Posted: Mon Dec 12, 2011 11:06 pm
by JimSouCal
mwalsh wrote:I am in awe of what you do.
Me too. For a moment, I was speechless.

I was pretty happy just to just use the EVSE upgrade, but now I want microturbine for my house that runs on natural gas so it can charge up batteries if the Sun is behind clouds for too long.

If I had well water, or a mass of cisterns, maybe I could just disconnect from the city altogether, and just run on sun and natural gas. Sorta kidding, but sorta not.

Re: Towable Turbine Powered CHAdeMO Charger

Posted: Tue Dec 13, 2011 1:06 am
by GeekEV
Where does he get those nifty toys?

Re: Towable Turbine Powered CHAdeMO Charger

Posted: Tue Dec 13, 2011 8:33 am
by lemketron
GeekEV wrote:Where does he get those nifty toys?
Probably at Turbine Depot or Turbines-R-Us... :lol:

Re: Towable Turbine Powered CHAdeMO Charger

Posted: Thu Dec 15, 2011 12:59 pm
by Ingineer
Nikki posted it on Green Car Reports.

It's coming along nicely, I'll bring it to the next BayLEAFs meeting. The Range-Extender function is fully operational.

-Phil

Re: Towable Turbine Powered CHAdeMO Charger

Posted: Thu Dec 15, 2011 1:54 pm
by 91040
Why not bring it down to the SoCal meeting this Saturday as proof of concept?

Re: Towable Turbine Powered CHAdeMO Charger

Posted: Thu Dec 15, 2011 1:58 pm
by Ingineer
Because that's a long drive! If had a few extra days with nothing to do, I might, but lately there are more projects than time available. Maybe soon!

-Phil

Re: Towable Turbine Powered CHAdeMO Charger

Posted: Thu Dec 15, 2011 6:58 pm
by hill
Ingineer wrote:Because that's a long drive! If had a few extra days with nothing to do, I might, but lately there are more projects than time available. Maybe soon!

-Phil
Shoot ... I wouldn't miss that So Cal meeting for ANYTHING. I'm still bumed we can't make it up to the next bay area meet-up, just to see the Chademo trailer.

Re: Towable Turbine Powered CHAdeMO Charger

Posted: Thu Dec 15, 2011 7:07 pm
by saywatt
Yes, I think his real name is Chief Leaf! :lol:

Sorry, it's the wine. :oops:


Ingineer wrote:And for those that don't know, the Japanese Guy in the picture is Hidetoshi Kadota, Nissan's Chief Vehicle Engineer for the Leaf. (CVE) He had a lot of questions for me!

-Phil