Dyno1
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Re: New to Electric and looking to buy a Leaf

Thanks goldbrick for that great explanation:) Just dropped the car off doing brake fluid flush for $125 and Nissan recommends that the gear reduction fluid be changed at 48,000 Kms ( I am at 49,000) I told them to do it , cost $100. Not sure if I got suckered on that but I figure at least I know it has been done and $100 didn’t seem to much. They tried to sell me a $420 service which included the two items I am having done already plus tire rotation , multi point inspection and cabin filter change , I told them no. I’ll change the cabin filter myself and the filter costs only $20. I know the previous owner did zero maintenance so figured best I do some.
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jlv
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Re: New to Electric and looking to buy a Leaf

dmacarthur wrote: Sat Nov 27, 2021 9:25 am
Blind guess ? 6 kW
Tesla owner guesses 6 kW, Leaf owner guesses 9.6 kW. Let us know who is closer.......
Looks like the Tesla/LEAF owner with the 6kW guess wins. The LEAF OBC will throttle down to 6.6kW (6.0kW?) max.
ICE free since '18 / over 129K 100% BEV miles since '14
LEAF 2013 SL (mfg 12/13, leased 4/14, bought 5/17, sold 11/18, 34K mi, AHr 58, SOH 87%)
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SageBrush
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Re: New to Electric and looking to buy a Leaf

jlv wrote: Mon Nov 29, 2021 1:00 pm Looks like the Tesla/LEAF owner with the 6kW guess wins.
For the purposes of this wager, I am the 'Tesla owner.' Please don't dilute my moment of triumph.


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Bought Jan 2017 from N. Cal
Two years in Colorado, now in NM
03/18: 58 Ahr @28k miles. 10/21: 53.4 Ahr @ 40k miles
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jlv
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Re: New to Electric and looking to buy a Leaf

But you sold the Tesla...!?
ICE free since '18 / over 129K 100% BEV miles since '14
LEAF 2013 SL (mfg 12/13, leased 4/14, bought 5/17, sold 11/18, 34K mi, AHr 58, SOH 87%)
Tesla S 75D (3/17, 53K mi, repaired! :D)
Tesla X 100D (12/18, 42K mi)
8.9kW Solar PV and 2x Powerwall
SageBrush
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Re: New to Electric and looking to buy a Leaf

jlv wrote: Mon Nov 29, 2021 2:08 pm But you sold the Tesla...!?
You trying to confuse things with facts again ?
2013 LEAF 'S' Model with QC & rear-view camera
Bought Jan 2017 from N. Cal
Two years in Colorado, now in NM
03/18: 58 Ahr @28k miles. 10/21: 53.4 Ahr @ 40k miles
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2018 Tesla Model 3 LR, Delivered 6/2018. Sold 11/2021, awaiting Tesla Model Y
Dyno1
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Re: New to Electric and looking to buy a Leaf

I currently have LeafSpy Lite which I got when I was looking to buy a Leaf. Now that I have a Leaf I was thinking of upgrading to LeafSpy or LeafSpy Pro. Android had LeafSpy for $12.99 or LeafSpy Pro for $18.99 Canadian . iOS has LeafSpy Pro for $27.99. Which operating system is better for it and which version to buy ? Why is iOS $10 more ?
LeftieBiker
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Re: New to Electric and looking to buy a Leaf

If you can do android, then get the Pro version for android. You won't regret it.
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goldbrick
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Re: New to Electric and looking to buy a Leaf

I don't know why the IOS version is more but I'd guess that the Apple store takes a bigger cut. There may be other factors like extra development effort or licensing fees also.

I'm a bit of a phone dunce but I thought phones were either Android or IOS and you would just buy the version for the phone you already have. Am I missing something or do you have both types of devices?
Dyno1
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Re: New to Electric and looking to buy a Leaf

I have both type of devices . I have an iPhone and an Android tablet which I currently have the LeafSpy Lite on. I’ll follow LeftieBiker’s advice and go the with Android Pro version, all the advice given to me by LeftieBiker has been bang on correct :)
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Re: New to Electric and looking to buy a Leaf

So I final purchased Leafspy Pro for my Android device . It shows the tire pressure at 32 psi . Doing some reading and most suggest to have the tire pressure at around 40psi. The tires on my Leaf are not Eco tires but regular tires, does having the pressure set at 40ish psi still apply? What’s the reasoning behind having higher tire pressure?

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