jb in NE's Recent Activity

  1. jb in NE liked jerrymildred's post in the thread Need advice for a long trip without access to charging..

    Nice that we have a choice and can choose whichever we prefer. (y)

    Jun 22, 2019 at 6:55 PM
  2. jb in NE replied to the thread Long-Range EVs Are The Antithesis Of Efficiency And Sustainability.

    I don't hate any car manufacturer. I either buy their cars or not, that's all. Not even a bit of angst.

    Jun 22, 2019 at 3:43 PM
  3. jb in NE replied to the thread Long-Range EVs Are The Antithesis Of Efficiency And Sustainability.

    I prefer to read the article and see if there is anything of interest. If it's crap I move on.

    Jun 22, 2019 at 3:30 PM
  4. jb in NE replied to the thread Need advice for a long trip without access to charging..

    I found that I preferred B mode and one foot driving with the throttle only. Shifting between EV and HV is a pain though - I wish there...

    Jun 22, 2019 at 3:27 PM
  5. jb in NE liked Prius Pete's post in the thread Long-Range EVs Are The Antithesis Of Efficiency And Sustainability.

    Peterson's point is not that long-range EVs are energy inefficient. His point is that, with limited global battery supply, they save...

    Jun 22, 2019 at 12:47 PM
  6. jb in NE replied to the thread Rhythmic Brake noise?.

    Unless you have gone through a few sets of brake pads or overheated your brakes severely, your rotors are not likely worn. Warped...

    Jun 22, 2019 at 11:27 AM
  7. jb in NE replied to the thread Need advice for a long trip without access to charging..

    That's true.. However, on a long downhill it's easier to put the car in "B" mode and you likely won't have to touch the brakes. You...

    Jun 22, 2019 at 11:17 AM
  8. jb in NE replied to the thread EV range increasing winter - summer.

    I agree - this appears to be the case.

    Jun 22, 2019 at 9:50 AM
  9. jb in NE liked jerrymildred's post in the thread EV range increasing winter - summer.

    Interesting theory, but I'm convinced that it's the ratio of A/C energy used that day vs total electrical energy used that day. That...

    Jun 22, 2019 at 9:50 AM
  10. jb in NE replied to the thread I Have a Drinking Problem.

    Got it. I neglected to check the manual and assumed (that's the problem right there) that the difference between full and low is 1...

    Jun 21, 2019 at 11:28 PM
  11. jb in NE replied to the thread I Have a Drinking Problem.

    You are obviously staying on top of your oil level, which is a big plus. Some drivers don't ever check oil level and get the big...

    Jun 21, 2019 at 10:23 PM
  12. jb in NE replied to the thread Green Car Reports article.

    You are losing something, not just feeling like you're losing something. You're losing usable range and the ability to refuel the...

    Jun 21, 2019 at 10:07 PM
  13. jb in NE replied to the thread I Have a Drinking Problem.

    Is that 1/4 of the way from the full mark to the low mark? Or down to 1/4 of the distance between the two above the low mark? Or 1/4...

    Jun 21, 2019 at 9:49 PM
  14. jb in NE replied to the thread Green Car Reports article.

    I wonder why Tesla is putting Superchargers on Interstates if people aren't taking trips longer than about 100 miles (per that graph)?...

    Jun 21, 2019 at 9:36 PM
  15. jb in NE replied to the thread Green Car Reports article.

    I don't know where you get these estimates. I would guess a lot more than 1% of drivers take a trip of over 500 miles once a year....

    Jun 21, 2019 at 8:34 PM