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Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum Yesterday, 04:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 76
Posted By radar
Yep. But if you are going to sand it then mask...

Yep. But if you are going to sand it then mask anything you don’t want to sand first. Otherwise you’ll certainly damage the paint around it.

Black is easy. Mask, sand with 400. Go to an autobody...
Forum: Electric RVs and EV Charging Yesterday, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By radar
Yah. Seems to be a recurring story. Kinda weird...

Yah. Seems to be a recurring story. Kinda weird because their are some pretty big EV automotive manufacturing names setting up shop there.
Forum: Boondocking Yesterday, 01:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 85
Posted By radar
I think I would rather listen to the F150 than a...

I think I would rather listen to the F150 than a generator. And the generator would probably be much more stinky. Nice truck though. I donít think weíll ever own another truck but if did, the ford...
Forum: Electric RVs and EV Charging 06-18-2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,835
Posted By radar
40 percent more? Nope. Most EV's sold today are...

40 percent more? Nope. Most EV's sold today are sold in the high performance premium market. In that market they are not 40 percent more, they are not 20 percent more, they are not even more. The...
Forum: Electric RVs and EV Charging 06-18-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 43
Posted By radar
Ford F-150 Electric Lightning package pricing info.

Apparently a result of surveys to reservation holders. Interesting.

https://electrek.co/2021/06/18/ford-f-150-lightning-packages/
Forum: Electric RVs and EV Charging 06-18-2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,835
Posted By radar
Absolutely. We have lots of folks come to us and...

Absolutely. We have lots of folks come to us and ask us about EV ownership. The first thing we ask them is ďwhere are you going to charge itĒ. If they live in an apartment that doesnít have charging...
Forum: Electric RVs and EV Charging 06-17-2021, 06:50 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,835
Posted By radar
Well, so far so good. Teslaís in our province...

Well, so far so good. Teslaís in our province outsell every other EV 4 times over, and most models get no subsidy. Screw science, people buy them because they are crazy fast, super convenient and are...
Forum: Electric RVs and EV Charging 06-17-2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,835
Posted By radar
Ugh. Another hydrogen car gets cancelled. Honda...

Ugh. Another hydrogen car gets cancelled. Honda is packing it in on their hydrogen program. I still think there may be some future for hydrogen in the heavier applications, but it seems cars will not...
Forum: Electric RVs and EV Charging 06-16-2021, 07:27 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,835
Posted By radar
Informative. Lots to absorb.

Informative. Lots to absorb.
Forum: Electric RVs and EV Charging 06-16-2021, 11:15 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,835
Posted By radar
And yet, when I eat them I gain 4 times the...

And yet, when I eat them I gain 4 times the weight that I eat. Maybe itís the beer.

Just sayin.
Forum: Electric RVs and EV Charging 06-15-2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,835
Posted By radar
Hard to say. But at least the first generation is...

Hard to say. But at least the first generation is specifically designed for depot to depot operation. And specifically frito-lay operation. Weíll see how it evolves from there. :).
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-15-2021, 07:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 500
Posted By radar
:) Lol

:) Lol
Forum: Electric RVs and EV Charging 06-15-2021, 07:19 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,835
Posted By radar
Yah no kidding right. I just looked at the App....

Yah no kidding right. I just looked at the App. There are public and private level 1 and the occasional level 2 opportunities at lodges and resorts pretty much the whole route. But honestly I would...
Forum: Electric RVs and EV Charging 06-15-2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,835
Posted By radar
Iíve never looked. Iíll check it out and get back...

Iíve never looked. Iíll check it out and get back to you. But if I was in a position where I would need to do those type of routes right now or for the next 5 years I would get a hybrid. That Ford...
Forum: Electric RVs and EV Charging 06-15-2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,835
Posted By radar
North to south? I doubt it. At least not using...

North to south? I doubt it. At least not using fast chargers only. The App shows level 2 opportunities all the way to Whitehorse but there is a gap of about 1300 km (corrected on edit) for DCFC....
Forum: Electric RVs and EV Charging 06-15-2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,835
Posted By radar
Ahhh. That makes sense. Thanks. I should have...

Ahhh. That makes sense. Thanks. I should have know that as technically BC is in the Pacific Northwest.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-15-2021, 02:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 500
Posted By radar
I don’t know. Petroleum fuel manufactures spend a...

I don’t know. Petroleum fuel manufactures spend a ton of money trying to slow down the transition to alternative fuel vehicles. In our province it’s already about 6 times less expensive to fuel an...
Forum: Electric RVs and EV Charging 06-15-2021, 01:55 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,835
Posted By radar
No disrespect meant and English is possibly not...

No disrespect meant and English is possibly not your first language but having a hard time following a few statements you made.

What is ďload followingĒ. Is it a mode of operation which nuclear...
Forum: Electric RVs and EV Charging 06-15-2021, 08:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 87
Posted By radar
If you are waiting for a Lordstown endurance EV Truck you might be out of luck.

Sad to see. Hope they sort it out. GM can sure pick winners. First Nikola and Lordstown.

https://electrek.co/2021/06/14/lordstowns-electric-pickup-plans-snag-ceo-cfo-resign/
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-14-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 865
Posted By radar
Glad you got it fixed.

Glad you got it fixed.
Forum: Electric RVs and EV Charging 06-14-2021, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 127
Posted By radar
Interesting article on Electric motorhome and class 3 truck chassis.

Sketchy on details but there seems to be some interest in developing this kind of thing.

https://electrek.co/2021/06/14/the-shyft-group-introduces-fully-electric-purpose-built-chassis-platform/
Forum: Electric RVs and EV Charging 06-14-2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,835
Posted By radar
Could be. Im not up on that aspect of it as we...

Could be. Im not up on that aspect of it as we are not Americans. What kind of handouts are they getting and what handouts do the customers get? We didnít get any kind of subsidy for ours here....
Forum: Electric RVs and EV Charging 06-14-2021, 11:21 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,835
Posted By radar
Interesting. Makes sense.

Interesting. Makes sense.
Forum: Electric RVs and EV Charging 06-13-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,835
Posted By radar
I think that would be great. But the cost might...

I think that would be great. But the cost might be prohibitive. Itís pretty cheap to put in a charging station, even a solar powered one depending on its requirements. But digging up thousands of...
Forum: Electric RVs and EV Charging 06-13-2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,835
Posted By radar
Yah that all makes sense although I donít know...

Yah that all makes sense although I donít know enough to know what sized battery would be ideal. I think diesel long haul point to point trucking will be dominated by diesel ir as you say diesel...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 06-12-2021, 05:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By radar
Beat me to it. :)

Beat me to it. :)
Forum: Electric RVs and EV Charging 06-12-2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,835
Posted By radar
Well my friend I think you and I disagree on this...

Well my friend I think you and I disagree on this angle. But thatís ok. Discussion is good. In my opinion most people who are buying EVís buy them for reasons like performance, convenience and tech....
Forum: Electric RVs and EV Charging 06-11-2021, 07:39 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,835
Posted By radar
I’m sure they’ll sell as many of these as they...

I’m sure they’ll sell as many of these as they can build. Jay Leno even likes it.

https://youtu.be/5zkIDLk9Qao
Forum: Electric RVs and EV Charging 06-11-2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,835
Posted By radar
Interesting read. Tesla dominates American...

Interesting read.

Tesla dominates American made 2020 index.

https://www.google.ca/amp/s/electrek.co/2020/06/23/tesla-dominates-2020-american-made-index-automaker/amp/
Forum: Electric RVs and EV Charging 06-11-2021, 07:24 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,835
Posted By radar
Batteries for Chinese Teslaís are built in China....

Batteries for Chinese Teslaís are built in China. Batteries for American made Teslaís come from Nevada or Japan. German Tesla batteries will be built in Germany.

Tesla is one of the highest...
Forum: Electric RVs and EV Charging 06-11-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,835
Posted By radar
Time will tell. Hope they make it. Lots of good...

Time will tell. Hope they make it. Lots of good jobs and really the only competitive North American EV maker. If they go down China and Europe will be the major EV builders of the world.
Forum: Electric RVs and EV Charging 06-11-2021, 07:05 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,835
Posted By radar
Well, if it is or is going to be cancelled then...

Well, if it is or is going to be cancelled then Frito-Lays is going to be pissed as they just finished installing Mega chargers at some of their depots to accomodate the Tesla Semis they have on...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-11-2021, 05:00 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,591
Posted By radar
Yah. But isnít workhorse making electric trucks...

Yah. But isnít workhorse making electric trucks or hybrids now.
Forum: New Member Check-In 06-11-2021, 03:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 166
Posted By radar
Pretty neat mod. Thanks for sharing. Could one...

Pretty neat mod. Thanks for sharing. Could one use that for a little propane genny as well?
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-10-2021, 08:35 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,591
Posted By radar
We had a Southwind on a W20 chassis and 8.1 motor...

We had a Southwind on a W20 chassis and 8.1 motor with an Allison transmission. Nice driving for a gasser. The F53 has come a long way though.

Now Ford is first to the line with an electric...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-10-2021, 07:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,005
Posted By radar
Is it plumbed for washer dryer...and if he...

Is it plumbed for washer dryer...and if he doesnít have one is it capped off properly? There is a vent valve thingy by the pee trap that can get stuck and cause those issues. Happened to us.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-08-2021, 02:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By radar
Nice. For matching a graphic just take it to a...

Nice. For matching a graphic just take it to a graphics shop that does RV’s, commercial vans etc. They’ll take a picture of it and the software will do the rest.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 06-08-2021, 12:08 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,398
Posted By radar
We have been looking. Still a few more to see....

We have been looking. Still a few more to see. Our daily distance travelled is pretty small when we are touring so really a full BEV SUV would work for us as well, but we are checking out all options...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-08-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By radar
Yah. Itíll be a big change. But a large Motorhome...

Yah. Itíll be a big change. But a large Motorhome is definitely not compatible with where we are going and what we are doing over the next few years. Lots of little ferry crossings etc. You never...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 06-08-2021, 11:16 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,398
Posted By radar
It does. And thatís essentially what a Chevy Volt...

It does. And thatís essentially what a Chevy Volt was before they discontinued it. I donít know much about this kind of thing but I would think you would need a substantial sized generator to make it...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 06-08-2021, 09:23 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,398
Posted By radar
The big challenge being that J1772, CCS, Chademo...

The big challenge being that J1772, CCS, Chademo and Tesla all disable the vehicle from moving while you are plugged in.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 06-08-2021, 08:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 255
Posted By radar
Found this in my tickle trunk. We had a similar...

Found this in my tickle trunk. We had a similar car but never towed it. Any Leaf can be towed this way and its common in Europe. I know it is not what you asked but figured it may help.
...
Forum: Electric RVs and EV Charging 06-08-2021, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By radar
:). I literally understood none of that...or the...

:). I literally understood none of that...or the acronyms. But Iím not American and I suspect that has something to do with it. :).
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 06-08-2021, 07:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 255
Posted By radar
We towed an EV on a trailer for 5 years. Charging...

We towed an EV on a trailer for 5 years. Charging facilities are readily available in most areas. In a pinch you can plug it in at the campsite although we rarely had to do that.

Rivian said...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 06-08-2021, 07:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 255
Posted By radar
EVís are charges by plugging them into an AC or...

EVís are charges by plugging them into an AC or DC power source.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-07-2021, 08:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 865
Posted By radar
Is the park brake on? Is there a drivers seat...

Is the park brake on? Is there a drivers seat interlock checking that it’s far enough forward?
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-07-2021, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By radar
Ainít that the truth though. I remember my dad...

Ainít that the truth though. I remember my dad telling me a boat was a hole in the water you throw money into. :).

In other news, we sold our diesel pusher of 18 years. Great coach. Lots of life...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-07-2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By radar
Lol :)

Lol :)
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-07-2021, 04:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By radar
Another take on the future of RVing.

Interesting read.

https://www.rvtravel.com/future-rving-doomed1002/
Forum: Electric RVs and EV Charging 06-07-2021, 12:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By radar
I read the story again and didnít notice anything...

I read the story again and didnít notice anything about that. Did you read that somewhere?
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