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Melted brake line6970 viewsThis shows the damage under the hood, after removing the charger and upper battery.
At the back of the 2 lower rear batteries, you can see 2 brake lines. One black, one white.
Guess which one melted...
At the back right, is where the melted line melted other tubes and wires.
Note that the brake line did NOT touch either of the rear battery posts!
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Sparrow Vs Firetruck5981 viewsMy friend Casey drove his unusual vehicle to work one day. (A few people at work asked me if that was mine as well!)
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The new LiIon cells5940 views
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The Controller compartment5756 viewsThis is the Controller comparrtment for Firefly.
I think that's a Kilovac controller
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Prototyping on the desk5661 viewsMy first bit of BMS prototyping at my desk
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Pizzabutt Sparrows5537 viewsJust showing what the newer Pizza Butt models look like.
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Charging Outlet5312 viewsThis is the little charge stand I put up in my companys parking lot. It's powered from the neighbors old hottub circuit. I was paying him $10/month for power.
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MKII Reg Remote LED bar5235 viewsI brought all the Regulating and Under Voltage indicator LEDS off the regs and mounted them on a little display in the cabin. This made it MUCH easier to see what was going on with the batteries.
Note: Do NOT use IDC connectors. They are not reliable and the wires keep falling out of them.
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