nerys
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Re: Adding a Brusa charger under the hood for '11/'12s

Tue Aug 16, 2016 11:29 am

who did you have do your install? I notice your in SE PA as am I. Levittown PA
2012 SV 4802miles. 1month 2400 miles. 9 weeks 5000 miles. 6 months 13,300 miles. 4/18 15,000 miles.

KillaWhat
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Location: Southeast Pennsylvania

Re: Adding a Brusa charger under the hood for '11/'12s

Wed Aug 17, 2016 3:54 pm

nerys wrote:who did you have do your install? I notice your in SE PA as am I. Levittown PA


I did it myself.
I was part of the original group that did the design and installs.

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nerys
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Re: Adding a Brusa charger under the hood for '11/'12s

Wed Aug 17, 2016 4:00 pm

If i ever manage to somehow get one of these (bit expensive for me sadly) would you be willing to assist with an install?
2012 SV 4802miles. 1month 2400 miles. 9 weeks 5000 miles. 6 months 13,300 miles. 4/18 15,000 miles.

KillaWhat
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Re: Adding a Brusa charger under the hood for '11/'12s

Wed Aug 17, 2016 5:34 pm

The "tutorial" info posted in the thread will give you step by step instructions.
If you have the qualifications to do this, the info we provided will keep you from making the mistakes we made in learning.

This was really labor intensive; so, with respect, no thanks.
Once was enough.

When we did this, there was no larger on-board charger available.
Now you can just get a Leaf with a 6.6 charger.
That would be the best route to take.
Black SL Delivered 3/14/2012
7.2Kw Charging w/Brusa
Leather Interior
Rosewood Dash
JUKE 17" Wheel Upgrade w/225-45-17 Michelin MXM4 Tires
Horn Upgrade
Infinity 63.9i Speaker Upgrade
WattsLeft Meter System
LED High Beams
Carkit NAV Override

nerys
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Re: Adding a Brusa charger under the hood for '11/'12s

Wed Aug 17, 2016 6:55 pm

Yeah thats what i thought. Alas inowe more than the car is worth so kinda stuck for a few years more.

My only real complaint about the car is the slow charge rate. Otherwise no complaints.
2012 SV 4802miles. 1month 2400 miles. 9 weeks 5000 miles. 6 months 13,300 miles. 4/18 15,000 miles.

JasonA
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Re: Adding a Brusa charger under the hood for '11/'12s

Thu Aug 18, 2016 9:44 pm

I will admit KW's is the nicest of the group! Even with my LQ units, his still looks pretty sweet.!

This is a very well designed setup now! nice having some decent charging power for the Leaf's! ;)
2012 10kw Dual LQ cooled Brusa powered Leaf "Astro"
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2015 MS-70D

GregPartridge
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Re: Adding a Brusa charger under the hood for '11/'12s

Thu Nov 24, 2016 12:34 am

Can anyone assist me with a CAD file or detailed design for the adapter plate between the 2012 inverter and the Brusa charger documented in this thread. I'm in the process of doing this mod.
Regards
Greg

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Re: Adding a Brusa charger under the hood for '11/'12s

Fri Jan 27, 2017 9:06 am

My Leaf is going bye bye.. but I'm selling the complete Brusa system separately. This would be a COMPLETE turnkey install for 11 & 12's.

If anybody is interested PM me. And yes it's the liquid cooled unit/setup (P.S. all Leafs have the cooling right in front).

Thanks!
2012 10kw Dual LQ cooled Brusa powered Leaf "Astro"
13kw Enphase System,SolarWorld Panels, QuickMountPV- ALL USA!!
2014 Rav4 "SuperRav"with JdeMO (CHAdeMO)
2015 MS-70D

JasonA
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Re: Adding a Brusa charger under the hood for '11/'12s

Fri Jan 27, 2017 10:29 am

I should probably add since I'm getting PM's and emails all of a sudden.. This will include GregH's rare LeafXL unit that was programmed for the Brusa. It's designed to control any power you want independently of the Leaf so you can ramp the power separately (the LeafDD doesn't do this).. and it's a BIG screen! It shows you all the data on the Leaf.

There's only a few of these devices.. and I have one in the Leaf.. 1 in the Rav ;) Whoever is getting this is getting something special.. I have it in a nice 3d printed case I made in Solidworks.

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2012 10kw Dual LQ cooled Brusa powered Leaf "Astro"
13kw Enphase System,SolarWorld Panels, QuickMountPV- ALL USA!!
2014 Rav4 "SuperRav"with JdeMO (CHAdeMO)
2015 MS-70D

GregPartridge
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Delivery Date: 22 Nov 2016

Re: Adding a Brusa charger under the hood for '11/'12s

Sun Jan 29, 2017 2:11 am

Well after several weeks work we managed to get my 2012 LEAF with it's Brusa upgrade working in Auto mode yesterday. 16 amps via the Brusa and 10amps via the OEM J1772 inlet (240 volts).
Next step is to program more than 2 stages in the auto charging profile, then set it to charge via CANBUS.
I would post some pictures but I can't work out how.

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