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by knotcher
Fri Apr 02, 2021 7:25 am
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: home charge stations
Replies: 8
Views: 414

Re: home charge stations

due to the location of my breaker panel and where i park the car, it's to frigg'n expensive ($1000+) to have an electrician run the line. $It's only $225 if they put the outlet right next to my panel. so my new plan: 50A breaker in panel > 14-50 receptacle next to panel > big ass 50' RV 50A extensio...
by knotcher
Mon Mar 29, 2021 12:17 pm
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: home charge stations
Replies: 8
Views: 414

Re: home charge stations

thanks again! i do have dcfc.

i'm going to get a 50A circuit installed so that should do me for future upgrades. i think i'll stick with the 3.6kwh eTron charger for now since it's "free" and upgrade to something faster if i feel the need.
by knotcher
Mon Mar 29, 2021 11:08 am
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: home charge stations
Replies: 8
Views: 414

Re: home charge stations

thanks f1geek

am i correct that my car can only pull in 30A max, so getting anything more wouldn't improve charge time?
by knotcher
Mon Mar 29, 2021 10:08 am
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: home charge stations
Replies: 8
Views: 414

Re: home charge stations

actually, i forgot to mention that i bought this car used and this charger came with it. would it work?

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by knotcher
Mon Mar 29, 2021 9:46 am
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: home charge stations
Replies: 8
Views: 414

home charge stations

sorry if this has been covered but the search on this site is pretty lack-luster and i couldn't find anything.

2016 eGolf

i'm lookin at my options for an L2 home charger.
any recommendations on brand? Amperage?

any advice you can give or point me too would be helpful!
by knotcher
Wed Mar 24, 2021 7:52 am
Forum: General / Main e-Golf Owners Forum
Topic: new ev owner
Replies: 4
Views: 306

Re: new ev owner

another question.

i've seen that some suggest only charging to 80% to save battery life. is this true? how do i set this?
by knotcher
Wed Mar 24, 2021 7:47 am
Forum: General / Main e-Golf Owners Forum
Topic: new ev owner
Replies: 4
Views: 306

Re: new ev owner

wow, thanks for that quick reply and for all the answers. so far i'm loving the car. i'm still experiencing a bit of "range anxiety" every time i go out to run errands, but i'm sure i'll get over that.
by knotcher
Wed Mar 24, 2021 6:37 am
Forum: General / Main e-Golf Owners Forum
Topic: new ev owner
Replies: 4
Views: 306

new ev owner

i've had my 2016 eGolf SEL for just 5 days, but i already have some questions. i thought i'd put them all in a thread and see if anyone has answers. I’ve been reading how some feel it’s more efficient to drive in D0 and coast more. If it’s more efficient to just drive in D0, why did VW go to the tro...

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