Stanton wrote: ↑
Sun Apr 19, 2020 6:59 am
leafnor wrote: ↑
Sun Apr 19, 2020 12:49 am
LeftieBiker wrote: ↑
Sat Apr 18, 2020 1:04 pm
Great news. I assume that the "GW" is the CAN bridging device?
Hi, yes , GW=GateWay, the CAN bridge device. To save work for me I bough the T wiring from SA. The battery contact is different between Gen1 and 2. Easiest to buy a T-connector wiring from SA with the contact maching the Gen2 battery.
I'm confused now: I believe you have a Gen1 Leaf (2012?), but you mention a Gen2 battery with the "T wiring" adapter.
Do you use that adapter "as is" for a Gen1 Leaf? I am a bit worried about mounting the bridge device under the car: is there no room to for a more "weather protected" spot?
I appreciate your post/pics as this is something I'm seriously considering (just need to find someone local to do the work).
Note, all versions (24, 30, 40 and 62) of batteries after Gen1 have the same wiring plug. The CAN plug in a Gen2 car fit to any battery from a Gen2. I have a Gen1, and it have an other plug. Either you need to get the CAN plug from the donor car, and solder your self, or do as I did, buy a T connector with the plug that fit to the new battery in one end, and to the plug on the car in the other end.
I do not see any better place to install it.