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Old 07-12-2018, 09:37 PM   #21
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Just to stir the pot, our Prius' have 200+ volt drive batteries. Perhaps that has to do with the regenerative system, electric motors, the inverter, and gobs of electrical devices that run from the massive battery pack. With a vehicle that size, I can't imagine that voltage drop would be a problem.
You don't want to stir that pot

Its no Tesla but the batteries on my Bolt are 350V, weigh in at 961 lbs and are comprised of 288 lithium-ion cells capable of producing 160kW power.
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Old 07-12-2018, 09:42 PM   #22
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Not that you care - but the 2019 EZGOs RXV golf carts have 4 each 140 amp-hour deep cycle 12 volt batteries. Net weight is 985 lbs Optional are 6 each 255 amp hour deep cycle 8 volt AGM batteries. The EZGO Elite golf carts have 4 each 150 amp-hour 12 volt Samsung Lithium-ion batteries. Net weight is 755 lbs. Modern EZGO golf carts do not use 6 volt batteries any more.

Thanks. Actually, I care a lot about information, particularly as it influences future technologies and products. This confirms 12-Volt batteries can also be for “deep cycle”.

That’s a lot of difference in battery capacity with optional 8-Volt batteries — must be for much greater travel range. Lithium numbers are low by comparison, but since they can be discharged to greater degree, the useable energy is probably close.
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Old 07-12-2018, 09:43 PM   #23
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You don't want to stir that pot

Its no Tesla but the batteries on my Bolt are 350V, weigh in at 961 lbs and are comprised of 288 lithium-ion cells capable of producing 160kW power.
Boy I like to stick that under my steps on my RV. LOL.

No such thing as "Too much Power". You might "need more power, or have "just enough" power..... but never "too much" LOL.
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Old 07-12-2018, 10:00 PM   #24
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Just to stir the pot, our Prius' have 200+ volt drive batteries. Perhaps that has to do with the regenerative system, electric motors, the inverter, and gobs of electrical devices that run from the massive battery pack. With a vehicle that size, I can't imagine that voltage drop would be a problem.

What’s surprising about hybrid vehicles is that they don’t need very large batteries to significantly improve fuel economy. I’m not refering to electric cars or plug-in hybrids which have much larger batteries, rather normal hybrids that often have less battery energy storage than many RV batteries. Some hybrids have less than 1 kW-hour of energy storage, yet can put out huge power levels.
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These are auto stop/start vehicles with some regenerative braking. There is little improvement in highway mileage but 50% or better gains in city mileage.
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Old 07-12-2018, 11:19 PM   #26
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Boy I like to stick that under my steps on my RV. LOL.

No such thing as "Too much Power". You might "need more power, or have "just enough" power..... but never "too much" LOL.
Even at 961 pounds?

You might have to slide one under the other side of your rig also; it's not going to want to turn left at all!
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