dimebucker
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DIY battery replacement for 2011 with newer battery

Sat Jul 20, 2019 2:25 pm

What is possible? Is there a kit available?~

I havent found much info on this by using the search function. Can somebody help me out?

cwerdna
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Re: DIY battery replacement for 2011 with newer battery

Sat Jul 20, 2019 2:59 pm

Read posts by Cor at https://www.mynissanleaf.com/viewtopic.php?f=51&t=21997.

If you aren't qualified to deal with deadly high voltages and a pack that weighs over 600 lbs, I wouldn't embark on it. I put myself in the unqualified category.

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Please don't PM me with Leaf questions. Just post in the topic that seems most appropriate.

Oilpan4
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Re: DIY battery replacement for 2011 with newer battery

Wed Jul 24, 2019 9:36 pm

A lot is possible.
Whats your budget?
If you plan to do the work you self can you handle a 600lb battery?
Do you know how to work on and have the tools to work on live electrical stuff with out dieing?
2011 white SL leaf with 2014 batt.
Chargers: Panasonic brick moded for 240v, duosida 16a 240v and a 10kw setec portable CHAdeMO
Location: 88103

Tsiah
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Re: DIY battery replacement for 2011 with newer battery

Sat Aug 10, 2019 3:25 pm

https://cleantechnica.com/2019/08/10/a- ... -of-range/

This company in Quebec is installing 40kWh packs in older cars with plans to do the same with 62kWh packs.

Oilpan4
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Re: DIY battery replacement for 2011 with newer battery

Mon Aug 12, 2019 9:39 am

Well I might have to plan a trip to oh canada.
2011 white SL leaf with 2014 batt.
Chargers: Panasonic brick moded for 240v, duosida 16a 240v and a 10kw setec portable CHAdeMO
Location: 88103

SageBrush
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Location: NM

Re: DIY battery replacement for 2011 with newer battery

Mon Aug 12, 2019 5:46 pm

Tsiah wrote:
Sat Aug 10, 2019 3:25 pm
https://cleantechnica.com/2019/08/10/a- ... -of-range/

This company in Quebec is installing 40kWh packs in older cars with plans to do the same with 62kWh packs.
So far as I know ONE second hand pack has been installed, for a total track record of oh .... around a month.

It is a VERY interesting hack -- nothing more
2013 LEAF 'S' Model with QC & rear-view camera
Bought off-lease Jan 2017 from N. California
Two years in Colorado, now in NM
03/2018: 58 Ahr, 28k miles
11/2018: 56.16 Ahr, 30k miles
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2018 Tesla Model 3 LR, Delivered 6/2018

Tsiah
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Location: Salt Lake City

Re: DIY battery replacement for 2011 with newer battery

Wed Aug 21, 2019 11:04 pm

SageBrush wrote:
Mon Aug 12, 2019 5:46 pm
Tsiah wrote:
Sat Aug 10, 2019 3:25 pm
https://cleantechnica.com/2019/08/10/a- ... -of-range/

This company in Quebec is installing 40kWh packs in older cars with plans to do the same with 62kWh packs.
So far as I know ONE second hand pack has been installed, for a total track record of oh .... around a month.

It is a VERY interesting hack -- nothing more
So? It works. It's promising for other owners with very depleted batteries. It's at least something and probably cheaper than another 24kWh battery from Nissan.

SageBrush
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Joined: Sun Mar 06, 2011 2:28 am
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Location: NM

Re: DIY battery replacement for 2011 with newer battery

Thu Aug 22, 2019 4:38 am

Tsiah wrote:
Wed Aug 21, 2019 11:04 pm
SageBrush wrote:
Mon Aug 12, 2019 5:46 pm
Tsiah wrote:
Sat Aug 10, 2019 3:25 pm
https://cleantechnica.com/2019/08/10/a- ... -of-range/

This company in Quebec is installing 40kWh packs in older cars with plans to do the same with 62kWh packs.
So far as I know ONE second hand pack has been installed, for a total track record of oh .... around a month.

It is a VERY interesting hack -- nothing more
So? It works. It's promising for other owners with very depleted batteries. It's at least something and probably cheaper than another 24kWh battery from Nissan.
.
Be my guest
2013 LEAF 'S' Model with QC & rear-view camera
Bought off-lease Jan 2017 from N. California
Two years in Colorado, now in NM
03/2018: 58 Ahr, 28k miles
11/2018: 56.16 Ahr, 30k miles
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2018 Tesla Model 3 LR, Delivered 6/2018

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