Hack for Guess O MeterCharging in the WildPower Vs MPH
OwnerKraig Schultz
Owner's Other EVs1975 Honda CB-125S
Human-Electric Hybrid
Sail Trike
2008 Custom BugE
Tilting Delta Trike
Schultz Engineering Delta-11
Motorized Mtn Bike 2 - Schwinn
Motorized Mtn Bike 1 - Hummer
1987 Kann Linear LWB
1990 Ford Festiva
LocationGrand Haven, Michigan United States map
Vehicle2015 Nissan Leaf SV
Stock 2015 SV with heat pump for heating and
CHADEMO DC Fast Charging
Motor Stock Leaf Motor
110hp, 210 ft-lbs
DrivetrainStock Nissan Leaf Drive Train
Controller Nissan
Stock Leaf
Batteries0.00 Volt,
12 Bars on Dash at 35,000 miles, Leafspy
20kWH battery capacity remaining.
System Voltage380 Volts
Charger Stock 6.6 kWh
RECHARGE TIME: 1-3 hours

Recharge eff. about 75%

3 Miles per hour on 110V Outlet = 13-16
20 Miles per hour on J1772 Outlet = 1-3
125 Miles per hour on CHADEMO Hook up = 30
HeaterHeat Pump
DC/DC Converter
Stock Converter
Kill-A-Watt meter for 110V from the wall

Custom Meter for 220V from the wall wH
Top Speed90 MPH (144 KPH)
No problems in traffic. Enjoyable to drive.

At 90mph (gps speed, showing motor draw at
about 40kW on dashboard).
Range60 Miles (96 Kilometers)
70 miles around town (45mph and less)
60 Miles Mixed Commuting (town + 55mph)
45 Miles Highway Speeds (70mph)
Watt Hours/Mile295 Wh/Mile
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Note: Recharging on 110V takes an extra 20%
from the wall than 220V because of system
overhead of the car.

Trickle charging with 110VAC/12A on a Leaf
is quite inefficient compared to 220VAC/30A
because the Leaf has a system overhead of
300W when charging.

300W Overhead / 1300W Input = 23% Loss
300W Overhead / 6600W Input = 4.5% Loss
EV Miles
Start:35,000 Miles (56,315 Kilometers)
Current:37,687 Miles (60,638 Kilometers)
Total:2,687 Miles (4,323 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity5
Curb Weight3,333 Pounds (1,514 Kilograms)
TiresMastercraft MC-440 M+S 215/50R17 NOT low
rolling resistance,

Changed to used Nokian WR G3 FRT 225/45
R17 91H and saw 10% improvement
Conversion TimeDrove it home from Ohio - 23 hour drive with
9 charging stops on the way.
Conversion Cost$12,000 used
Additional FeaturesA laminated card with chart showing miles range vs. % SOC
because the estimated range on the dash is ALWAYS wrong (Leaf
overestimates it's range - I'd run out on EVERY trip if I went
by the dash board estimated range remaining!).

Factory Options: DC Fast Charge, LED Headlights, Fog Lamps,
Navigation, Blue Tooth Phone, Backup camera, airbags, traction
control, ABS...
Purchased used with 35K in Northern Ohio May 1, 2018. I'm
owner. 1st Owner was as Leased Vehicle in Georgia

code by jerry