Anybody ever added battery capacity to Nissan Leaf?

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Anybody ever added battery capacity to Nissan Leaf?

Post by Hwy89 » Sun Nov 12, 2017 2:47 am

The older leafs are getting pretty cheap and I'm considering buying one. Has anyone here added some battery capacity to their Leaf for the occasional longer trip. I'm a battery builder with a couple hundred Tesla 18650 cells that need to be put to use somewhere.
The older leafs look like a good project to put some extra battery into and stick some solar panels onto the roof. Any experience out there?

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Re: Anybody ever added battery capacity to Nissan Leaf?

Post by Punx0r » Mon Nov 13, 2017 4:51 am

Yes, google "Nissan leaf double battery"

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Re: Anybody ever added battery capacity to Nissan Leaf?

Post by Hwy89 » Tue Nov 14, 2017 12:51 am

I was looking for more of a DIY solution. There are several youtube videos where people have added 18650 packs that were not too successful and didn't follow up with newer videos explaining how the problems were solved.
I was hoping an ES member had done an upgrade.

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