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by SoulMan
Fri Oct 18, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: Using "trickle" charger on a NEMA 6-50 plug
Replies: 8
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Re: Using "trickle" charger on a NEMA 6-50 plug

In North America, maximum load for a circuit is 80% of breaker rating so for standard 15A/110 outlet, that means a maximum 12A charger. EU design may be limited by the UK, some of which utilises "ring circuit" wiring which permit a maximum appliance load of 2/3 (67%) of rated maximum, i.e....
by SoulMan
Mon Sep 16, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: Using "trickle" charger on a NEMA 6-50 plug
Replies: 8
Views: 1194

Re: Using "trickle" charger on a NEMA 6-50 plug

Strange! EV stations with 220v plugs only?

You will probably destroy your 110V Level 1 charger if you try and run it using some adapter cable, which presumably does not alter voltage. At worst, you'd start a fire.

If you really want/need to charge there, buy a plugable Level 2 charger.
by SoulMan
Mon Sep 09, 2019 10:18 am
Forum: Technical Discussions for e-Soul
Topic: Wheel/Tire Change
Replies: 0
Views: 536

Wheel/Tire Change

I have a 2016 Kia Soul SX Luxury (gas version) and a 2020 Kia Soul EV Limited. The 2020 Soul EV comes with 17"wheels (with plastic inserts) and 215/55 tires. The 2016 Soul has 18" wheels with 235/45 tires. Lower profile and slightly wider tire, I am assuming the slightly-wider tire will fi...

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