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Re: Electric Surf Vehicles in 2020
« Reply #330 on: December 12, 2022, 06:52:01 PM »
Nope. I charge them to 50 percent and just leave them. Lithium batteries have a very slow self-discharge rate. On the Teslas with a more sophisticated charging interface we set the max charge to 50% and leave them plugged in. the Volt is less sophisticated so run it on the battery until it's 50 percent and leave it unplugged. I usually put a battery tender on the 12V AGM auxiliary battery, but that might be overkill. Apparently for Teslas, it's a good idea to get the system to charge the auxiliary battery from time to time. We've been using the remote app to turn the AC or heater on from time to time since running auxiliaries makes the dc-dc converter top off the auxiliary battery. I have no idea if that's important, but my wife does it because someone told her it was a good idea.
Foote 10'4X34", SIC 17.5 V1 hollow and an EPS one in Hood River. Foote 9'0" x 31", L41 8'8", 18' Speedboard, etc. etc.

 


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