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Комментарии: 249

  • Vimal Studios
    Vimal Studios 19 дней назад

    My samsung phone is dying and could use some of these batteries please!

  • iMeMySelf
    iMeMySelf 19 дней назад

    My Zerotech Dobby could circle the Earth for years on that battery pack o_O

  • wgholson
    wgholson Месяц назад

    Just saw your interview on motherboard. . .you now have a lifetime subscriber!
    Keep building.

  • Charles Skeen
    Charles Skeen Месяц назад

    Love what your doing! I wanna do this as a career, please hire me

  • Christopher Mendonca
    Christopher Mendonca Месяц назад

    i wish i had just two of those modules i would make my firt ebike

  • Sadanand J
    Sadanand J Месяц назад

    What is the total Dc volt& output of Tesla battery pack.what shoud be the battery charger volt& capacity.

  • Gary Vander Giessen
    Gary Vander Giessen 2 месяца назад

    I hope you know you voided the warranty.. lol

  • GitSpot
    GitSpot 2 месяца назад

    Great video, where do i find the individual module connection configuration.

  • Benjamin Rodrigues
    Benjamin Rodrigues 2 месяца назад

    How much did that battery cost?

  • Benjamin Rodrigues
    Benjamin Rodrigues 2 месяца назад

    How many of this are equivalent to a tesla power wall? I'm looking for an alternative for my battery bank. And not break the bank with 3 power walls. Was hoping I could maybe salvage a Prius or tesla s

  • Dee Gee
    Dee Gee 2 месяца назад

    Bolts not screws... :)

  • Anton Lymanets
    Anton Lymanets 3 месяца назад

    what is the purpose of that blue liquid that has been pumped out of the battery?

  • Electric Vehicle World Tour
    Electric Vehicle World Tour 3 месяца назад

    I'm wondering if the batteries I bought from EVWEST are from this pack ? it's pretty cool to see where they are from, thank Jehu for sharing this.

  • DudemeisterPoochieD
    DudemeisterPoochieD 3 месяца назад

    So nobody of you guys ever watched Avatar: The Last Airbender? :D

    Andrew JOSEPH-LOKEL 3 месяца назад

    I've got two questions : Where and how much did you buy the Tesla Model S battery pack.

  • Ian Bruce
    Ian Bruce 4 месяца назад +1

    I'd found your website, and wondered how you came to be selling these packs. Awesome... you guys are just south of Vista. We'll be in touch. Cheers.

  • Mucteba Biskinler
    Mucteba Biskinler 4 месяца назад

    Hey Jehugarcia, any idea how did tesla engineers spot welded individual fuse to each cell, those wire are so small, which material and method did they use?

  • Rafael Ortiz
    Rafael Ortiz 4 месяца назад

    I wonder how much they paid for the pack

  • Brian Carcaterra
    Brian Carcaterra 4 месяца назад

    +jehugarcia Where did you originally find the entire tesla battery pack? Did you happen to find it on ebay, or did you get it somewhere else? I work at an aerospace company and we are looking to do something similar and re-purpose the modules if we can get ahold of a full pack. Thanks

  • Fluzz
    Fluzz 4 месяца назад

    No, im asking why do they have hammer turned on the drills if they are undoing screws

  • homdiddlyoh
    homdiddlyoh 5 месяцев назад

    Curious if you've seen the cylindrical lithium iron batteries on ebay? Any reviews or thoughts on those.

  • Trini Things
    Trini Things 5 месяцев назад

    dude I have been watching your videos for some time now and I wonder if I can build a battery for car audio what u think

  • Diy in the Ghetto
    Diy in the Ghetto 5 месяцев назад

    Has anyone tested a Cell to see what it is putting out in Milli amp hours?

  • Dragonfly
    Dragonfly 5 месяцев назад +1

    The Modules are too expensive!

  • William Hermans
    William Hermans 5 месяцев назад

    So guys, I commend you on you ingenuity, and recycling abilities. However, I'm curious how you can charge more for used material, than one can buy new. Just one of those power packs is over $1300, and only 232aH. Someone would have to be a moron to fall for those prices. Especially for reclaimed battery packs . . .

    • jehugarcia
      jehugarcia  5 месяцев назад

      William Hermans where can you buy them new? People are willing to pay a lot for this kind of energy density packaged in a liquid cooled module. Please provide us a link so we can all get some new ones

  • King Bensley
    King Bensley 5 месяцев назад

    This is really not how it's done. This pack is a 1.5 model and you should always, always test the isolation resistance once the fuse is removed. This should be above 3500kΩ. Opening the top cover wrong without proper protection. What was the state of charge of this pack? I'm not trying yo be a wiseguy here but you show this on Youtube. Others could get serious hurt if they do it like this.

    • jehugarcia
      jehugarcia  5 месяцев назад

      Go for it, you are free to do whatever you feel necessary to lower the risk of injury

  • Ристевски Петар
    Ристевски Петар 6 месяцев назад

    if I have so many cells I will use them for my off grid solar system😂

  • vfxguru001
    vfxguru001 6 месяцев назад

    Awesome sauce

  • Liam M
    Liam M 6 месяцев назад +1

    +jehugarcia how difficult would it be to carry out your own conversion? I see that your at EV West who do phenomenal work, but I see myself going the more diy route if possible. Thoughts?

    • jehugarcia
      jehugarcia  6 месяцев назад +2

      +Liam M I did it in my garage with no special skills or tools

  • Raynor Mallory
    Raynor Mallory 7 месяцев назад

    Could you theoretically bolt an entire (intact) battery pack underneath a samba (like on the frame) and use the built in bms wiring? Anyone have any idea what the specs are for a pack like this?

  • bedowiiu
    bedowiiu 7 месяцев назад

    it's called 9/11? xD

  • Led Rezistor
    Led Rezistor 7 месяцев назад

    подарите мне такую!@

  • Matt Helfer
    Matt Helfer 7 месяцев назад

    Hey I have a twin motor 520hp total sea-doo boat. My question is, can it be converted to electric and how much would it cost?

    • Matt Helfer
      Matt Helfer 7 месяцев назад

      Well it's 500 combined so what about a 250hp motor?

    • jehugarcia
      jehugarcia  7 месяцев назад

      +Matt Helfer 500hp motors are still $30k

  • Chad Meyer
    Chad Meyer 7 месяцев назад

    Wouldn't it be much cheaper and easier to just buy the individual Panasonic rechargeable cells that make up a "Tesla battery" Those "modules" are just full of little rechargeable batteries by the hundreds. Thousands in the entire "battery" itself. Another dirty little secret that destroys the "high-tech" mythology of Tesla.

  • TheMiniGeek
    TheMiniGeek 7 месяцев назад


  • Giggidygiggidy12
    Giggidygiggidy12 7 месяцев назад

    Would love to put a couple of these cells into my X5 and have it run as a mild hybrid

  • Stephane Cnockaert
    Stephane Cnockaert 7 месяцев назад

    schematic please?
    86p * 6s * 16 racks in series = a total of 8,256 Panasonic 18650 Li-Ion cells (384 volt)
    why welding each 18650 cell using a fusible wire?
    -> implementing auto-balancing thanks to the suicide of any deviant cell
    -> a suicide is barely impacting the overall energy (loss is only 1/86 = 1.2 %)
    internally protected or unprotected Panasonic 18650 cells?
    -> protected cells provide a protection against internal over-pressure
    voltage monitoring?
    each of the 16 racks embeds a 6-stage voltage monitoring (zerovoltwire + 6 wires)
    -> all 86p groups are individually voltage-monitoring
    -> this enables locating the faulty rack
    -> this enables locating the 86p group that's faulty within a rack
    -> repairing gets easy (replace the whole 86p group, extract the cells, dump the bad cells, recycle the good cells)

    charge balance?
    discharge balance?
    actually, there is no balancing device
    diverting some charging current would develop heat, that would require liquid cooling
    up to you to consider what a Tesla battery is, and what Tesla is, as company:
    - spark of genius simplicity
    - or bloated lo-tech stuff presented as
    - pseudo hi-tech, purposedly incinerating huge amounts of cash
    - the producer of the 18650 cells is Panasonic
    - the chemical research is done by Panasonic
    - Tesla only provides a solid working environment that's relying on low cost energy (solar panels, wind turbines)
    - Tesla may establish as a leading battery pack assembling company
    as a footnote:
    - assembling Li-Ion battery packs for more than one car maker brand requires a lot of customization (size, shape)
    - any Tesla competitor can do the same overnight:
    - using LG 18650 Li-Ion cells,
    - in a 100% robotized hall (almost no wages cost),
    - located near waterfalls (hydro electricity).
    - most battery packs will be 10 kWh to 20 kWh battery packs for plugin rechargeable hybrid cars
    each time Li-Ion chemistry makes a progress:
    - the cell generates less heat
    - the cell develops less internal pressure
    - the cell stores more energy per kilo, more energy per liter, more energy per dollar
    - one will produce 21700 cells providing at least the energy of two 18650 cell, exhibiting the same safety as a 18650 cell
    -> a 100 kWh battery will consist of 32p * 6s * 16 racks in series = a total of 3072 Li-Ion cells (384 volt, max 1000 amp)
    -> a 17 kWh battery will consist of 16p * 6s * 6 racks in series = a total of 576 Li-Ion cells (144 volt, max 500 amp)
    An simple and inexpensive plugin rechargeable hybrid car can be made using:
    - a 100 kW thermal engine, followed by
    - an isolation clutch, followed by
    - a 70 kW electric motor (acting also as electric generator), followed by
    - a hydraulic converter (having a lock-up clutch)
    - Panasonic or LG 21700 cells
    - two 16p * 6s battery racks under the front seats
    - two 16p * 6s battery racks under the rear seats
    - two 16p * 6s battery racks under the trunk
    - total battery energy : 17 kWh
    - total car power : 170 kW
    Please note, on the 17 kWh battery, the suicide of a 21700 cell will cause a 1/16 = 6.3 % loss of energy.
    It is thus advised to test and measure each individual 21700 cell, before assembling it for building the 16p group.
    Up to you to find a suitable donor car.
    After removing the transmission (gearbox), plenty of space should be available for mounting the isolation clutch, the 70 kW electric machine, and the hydraulic converter (having a lock-up clutch).
    A front-drive car would be advantageous, as it will allow regenerative braking on the front wheels.

    POLO MARCO 8 месяцев назад

    watching the ratchet scene made me think why not use a Nylon socket with a met insert. to really cut off the connection. Nylon is tuff stuff. idk just a nut thinking loud

  • Brian McConkey
    Brian McConkey 8 месяцев назад

    $13,000 for a battery with a life of approx. 3 years. The electric car market has a long ways to go before it can compete with gas.

    • JRP3
      JRP3 7 месяцев назад

      Brian McConkey Idiot

  • zagadka 314
    zagadka 314 8 месяцев назад +1

    Those cool bolts made me want to play Ratchet & Clank

  • mark Cropper
    mark Cropper 8 месяцев назад

    i cant believe a high tech car like tesla is using a shed load of 18650 cells

  • Gray
    Gray 8 месяцев назад

    please refer to EVTV @ jack rickard. he reverse engieered the BMS . just go buy his "box" and you can use these batteries safely.

    • Gray
      Gray 6 месяцев назад

      Raynor, Yeah Jack can be slow with this kinda stuff. I'd just keep calling him til he makes you one lol.

    • Raynor Mallory
      Raynor Mallory 6 месяцев назад +1

      It looks like the boxes aren't for sale yet. They have designed them, but they are not yet in production/ for sale.

    • Gray
      Gray 7 месяцев назад

      and if you don't want to buy stuff from him just go to his video on this he explains exactly how he made the "box" anyway.

    • Gray
      Gray 7 месяцев назад

      idk why Jehugarcia don't like em. I watch both u guys tho.

    • Raynor Mallory
      Raynor Mallory 7 месяцев назад

      Do you have a link to the box?

  • z guyee man
    z guyee man 8 месяцев назад +1

    was that a gas smart car being converted to electric, lol who would do that when a used electric smart is like 7000 bucks.

  • karzygijose
    karzygijose 8 месяцев назад

    Wonder how much a tesla battery costs or even the modules

    • jehugarcia
      jehugarcia  8 месяцев назад

      Modules http://j35.us/Module-ModelS-eSearch

    • karzygijose
      karzygijose 8 месяцев назад

      jehugarcia jeez that could power up a whole bunch of stuff

    • jehugarcia
      jehugarcia  8 месяцев назад

      full battery http://j35.us/2mjJtuL

  • Jake Stephens
    Jake Stephens 8 месяцев назад

    18650 cells from a torn down model s module

  • jehugarcia
    jehugarcia  8 месяцев назад +3

    A 75kWh battery pack just popped up on ebay j35.us/2mjJtuL

    • Sarch Lalaith
      Sarch Lalaith 20 дней назад

      Henrik fk me no one can afford that. I'll have to stick with saving for my own DIY pos.

    • Henrik
      Henrik 20 дней назад +1

      Sold for 13k usd

    • Sarch Lalaith
      Sarch Lalaith 2 месяца назад

      How much to these modules?

  • Youtune99
    Youtune99 8 месяцев назад

    next time just use some piano wire or glas removal wire to get the glue unstuck. your hands will thank me later..(and it will save a ton of time and frustration) good luck 👍🏻

  • Matthew Ray
    Matthew Ray 8 месяцев назад +1

    Any chance of putting one of those cells in your IMAX discharger to get the capacity? What's the max discharge rate for these Tesla cells? I've heard 20A for short periods.

    • jehugarcia
      jehugarcia  8 месяцев назад

      +Matthew Ray I did but it had to ship out before it could finish, I think ludicrous + is 1500A divided by however how many paralleled cells on a P100D module

  • R M
    R M 9 месяцев назад +1

    can you put these cells on an electric scooter?

    • R M
      R M 9 месяцев назад

      link please

  • WlLKO
    WlLKO 9 месяцев назад

    How do you buy this!?

  • Ron Black
    Ron Black 9 месяцев назад

    I have a 2013 Leaf. Love the car! I have been interested in buying an extended range battery trailer like the one you did for your bus. Do you know anyplace that does that?

  • Максим Булгадаев
    Максим Булгадаев 9 месяцев назад

    А где покупали аккумуляторною батарею )?

  • Chris N
    Chris N 9 месяцев назад

    You don't have security torx bits? Cheap sets of every security bit know to man are readily available. Check iFitIt for one.

    • jehugarcia
      jehugarcia  9 месяцев назад

      we broke all of ours taking those off, apparently you shouldnt buy the cheap torx

  • Matt Gohata
    Matt Gohata 9 месяцев назад

    Update on the Bendypod video????

  • Steven Stammler
    Steven Stammler 9 месяцев назад

    Oh my, that 356! Ugly color but who cares.

  • Gary Marshall
    Gary Marshall 9 месяцев назад +1

    to bad you pretty much gotta be a rich man to enjoy this type of thing....1375 bucks!! and one is really not gonna do to much.....oh well i can watch videos i guess......and yes i do work...doing what i like to do....i just dont rip peoples arms off with my prices like everyone else does......guess im just humble with what i got.....

    • Dragonfly
      Dragonfly 5 месяцев назад +1

      Or you can buy a 19.2kwh 48 volt with BMS lithium battery from China for less than $2188.00 dollars.  They make battery packs that work very well and are brand new.  You would have to buy 4 Tesla modules to make 21.2kwh at a price of $5,499.00 dollars and I am not counting all the work you would have to do to make this work.  In my opinion, the Tesla batteries are overpriced.

  • Truth-Seeker
    Truth-Seeker 9 месяцев назад

    Yo that Beat is sick from 0:17 sec. Keep up the great work, I'm inspired my friend.

  • Gunnar Stahl
    Gunnar Stahl 9 месяцев назад

    Lol you have all that's safety crap on yet your standing on about 5 inches of concrete

    • Gunnar Stahl
      Gunnar Stahl 9 месяцев назад

      O and fuck you for destroying a Porsche

  • Dogphlap
    Dogphlap 9 месяцев назад

    Tesla 18650 cells are unlike other 18650 cells in as much as all the protective circuitry is missing, that is provided externally to the cells by Tesla's battery management. Just using those cells without protection is asking for a fire, a situation exacerbated by the lack of thermal management.

    • Dogphlap
      Dogphlap 9 месяцев назад

      That is an interesting point. I don't really know whether the device is an over pressure switch or a thermistor, short of opening a cell and checking for myself I may never know but what I do know is that such a thermistors never has zero resistance (no matter how cold it is) and will have a non trivial resistance at anything like a high current making such a cell useless for high current applications or ones where a terminal voltage is required to stay moderately stable under varying loads.
      Anyway your point does not in anyway change my point which was that a typical 18650 cell has safety devices within it while those found in Tesla battery packs do not (not to imply the cells are dangerous just so long as the external to the cells precautions that Tesla provides are not abandoned).

    • anton zaytsev
      anton zaytsev 9 месяцев назад

      PTC stands for Positive Thermal Coefficient
      don't use shitty sources

    • jehugarcia
      jehugarcia  9 месяцев назад

      +Dogphlap I would not call this things "circuitry" but rather mechanical safety features. I am aware of the claim that they are missing on tesla cells but like everything, having not seen it with my own eyes I don't fully believe it. Perhaps I will open up one of the few loose TESLA 18650 cells I have in a future video

    • Dogphlap
      Dogphlap 9 месяцев назад +1

      "What kind of battery does TESLA use?
      Tesla uses 18650 batteries but has modified them. They have taken out
      the PTC and CID protection circuitry and made them truly bare-bones."
      PTC stands for Pressure Temperature Current switch.
      CID stands for Current Interrupt Device.

    • jehugarcia
      jehugarcia  9 месяцев назад

      Dogphlap describe circuitry? There are NO KNOWN 18650 cells with any internal safety circuitry to me. I have cells from every one of the 5 mayor manufacturers and I never seen any internal circuit who told you there is such a thing?

  • VICSTOR101
    VICSTOR101 9 месяцев назад

    Lowkey wish that was my phones battery

  • dogsbd
    dogsbd 9 месяцев назад

    I would suggest wearing gloves while pulling off the top cover before someone ends up with a huge bloody gash, I've seen it happen.

  • Habib Farooq
    Habib Farooq 9 месяцев назад +1

    Can you make another video detailing the cooling system used for the batteries?

  • TGerald_
    TGerald_ 9 месяцев назад

    is there a way to just use keep it together and install it in a home? i mean i'm sure that's way overkill, but it already looks so nice and put together

    S3RENITY 9 месяцев назад

    I was curious. But I'm also upset to see a Tesla like that.

  • Tesla Channel
    Tesla Channel 9 месяцев назад +1

    Beautiful video please say music name

    • Tesla Channel
      Tesla Channel 9 месяцев назад

      thank you so much

    • jehugarcia
      jehugarcia  9 месяцев назад +1

      Tesla Channel listed in the description

  • Tesla Channel
    Tesla Channel 9 месяцев назад +2

    Music please

  • prowarslamable
    prowarslamable 9 месяцев назад

    how much would it cost to get the battery?

  • Kartyman550
    Kartyman550 9 месяцев назад

    just so you know: those torque checks are actually callled hash marks

  • newchannelization
    newchannelization 9 месяцев назад +2

    Wow, I just had a soft sigh of pleasure seeing this happening.., thanks dude for the awesome videos

  • socrates112
    socrates112 9 месяцев назад +1

    Brilliant! Many thanks. Those things look really well made.

  • natr0n
    natr0n 9 месяцев назад +1

    A hardcore teardown for some insane batteries.

  • Bartosz Boruta
    Bartosz Boruta 9 месяцев назад

    If you find battery with 2170 cells, I beg beg beg I want 8 cells !!! ;)

    • Bartosz Boruta
      Bartosz Boruta 9 месяцев назад

      Thanks !

    • jehugarcia
      jehugarcia  9 месяцев назад +1

      +Bartosz Boruta late summer most likely

  • Timothy Suhr
    Timothy Suhr 9 месяцев назад

    Would be interesting to use one or two of those modules in a A123 Systems Hymotion Kit Battery Replacement.

    • Timothy Suhr
      Timothy Suhr 9 месяцев назад

      jehugarcia it actually tandem to the small PRIUS battery. So I would think simular voltage.

    • jehugarcia
      jehugarcia  9 месяцев назад +1

      +Timothy Suhr 24v x 1000A would be my guess

  • Nax FM
    Nax FM 9 месяцев назад +1

    But now there`s no way to charge the packs, how will you deal with that?

    • jehugarcia
      jehugarcia  9 месяцев назад

      correct, its just a battery

    • zagadka 314
      zagadka 314 9 месяцев назад +1

      Why? It is just physics. The reason you can't use just any charger for the car is because of the computer that controls the circuitry. They removed all that by just using the actual battery pack (or cells).

    • Nax FM
      Nax FM 9 месяцев назад

      Thanks, i thought you couldn't charge the packs with any charger, but only with specific ones

    • jehugarcia
      jehugarcia  9 месяцев назад +2

      +Nax FM 24v or 48v charger/ charge controller

  • felixrising
    felixrising 9 месяцев назад +1

    Ah Jehu! You and the EV West boys are getting famous! Posted on Gizmodo.com now :)

    • jehugarcia
      jehugarcia  9 месяцев назад

      well what do you know.... it is

  • George Murray
    George Murray 9 месяцев назад

    what if one cell goes bad one hell of a diagnostic weekend

    • jehugarcia
      jehugarcia  9 месяцев назад

      if one cell goes bad you have another 73 to pick up the pace, pretty redundant design

  • zodiacfml
    zodiacfml 9 месяцев назад

    I used to follow your vids a few years ago. Congrats on this purchase. How heavy is that?

    • jehugarcia
      jehugarcia  9 месяцев назад

      +zodiacfml 1200 lbs total 900 lbs of battery

  • Joe G
    Joe G 9 месяцев назад +1

    That 914 makes me tingle.

  • dbishop38
    dbishop38 9 месяцев назад

    Made hackaday too.... hackaday.com/2017/02/28/tesla-model-s-battery-pack-teardown/

  • ERIC & CINDY Crowder
    ERIC & CINDY Crowder 9 месяцев назад +19

    those are NOT the correct kind of rubber gloves for high voltage EV work. You need to be using class 00 rubber inner glove with a leather outer glove. Gloves should be checked for holes and punctures EVERY time they are worn. The voltages are deadly and care needs to be taken.

    • Frederik
      Frederik 9 месяцев назад +2

      ERIC & CINDY Crowder And what is the point of the rubber shoes when you are sitting on a chair that has probably a lower resistance than shoes, and also not using the right tools... It's correct what they are saying it's dangerous, but this just looks really amateur.

    • Spencer
      Spencer 9 месяцев назад +1

      True, however keep in mind that the main contactors are no longer powered, splitting the pack voltage in half once already down to around 200VDC. Additionally its important to maintain dexterity with your hands so you don't drop your tools/bolts, and thick rubber gloves make that very difficult.

  • JeffDM
    JeffDM 9 месяцев назад

    Why take a grinder to security torx screws? Or was that some kind of inside joke?

  • Bret Berger
    Bret Berger 9 месяцев назад

    I'm guessing being in a rented building with instructions to not penetrate the roof membrane is the reason you have the lie flat mounts. Any worries about the wind catching these and popping them off the roof?

  • Christopher Brookes
    Christopher Brookes 9 месяцев назад

    So, what do you do for the modules in terms of cooling for those other applications. Do you need cooling for most other applications?

    • jehugarcia
      jehugarcia  9 месяцев назад +1

      +Christopher Brookes our loads of 80kW or 160kW are so low that those modules never heat up, Now if we were talking about 500+kW cooling would be needed

  • toyotaprius79
    toyotaprius79 9 месяцев назад +1

    Just btw Jehu, Jalopnik has you on their radar now.

    • toyotaprius79
      toyotaprius79 9 месяцев назад +1

      here so :D http://jalopnik.com/this-teardown-of-a-tesla-model-s-battery-pack-is-pretty-1792825178

    • jehugarcia
      jehugarcia  9 месяцев назад +1

      how so?

  • Zsolt Pinter
    Zsolt Pinter 9 месяцев назад +1

    Big thanks for the video! Found you on Hackaday, subscribed!

  • Mark Yormark
    Mark Yormark 9 месяцев назад +1

    Be careful. The model S cells are a hotter chemistry then what came from the TESLA Smart cells that you have been using. Best if you can use the TESLA BMS as part of the assembly.

  • Ando Tovmas
    Ando Tovmas 9 месяцев назад

    Do you know where we can buy the batteries from the recycler?

    • Ando Tovmas
      Ando Tovmas 9 месяцев назад

      Ok, cool. Thanks for reply.

    • jehugarcia
      jehugarcia  9 месяцев назад

      No i don't know any particular recyclers, every once in a while a whole pack pops up on eBay http://j35.us/Module-ModelS-eSearch

  • Mihail Kondov
    Mihail Kondov 9 месяцев назад +3

    2:07 it's when they say things like 5/16 inch that you start to feel sorry for the plebs using retard-units

  • Accidentes en la Carretera
    Accidentes en la Carretera 9 месяцев назад

    Jehu, just here commenting a big THANK YOU to you hermano, I am building a battery/solar system with a chevy volt battery and your videos help me understand more about all this, again thanks

  • Zai Fuchigami
    Zai Fuchigami 9 месяцев назад

    I have 2 questions about the tesla battery modules:
    1: Is balance charging required? and If so, how?
    2: If one were to use it as a diy solar powerwall what kind of charge controller would you need?

    • jehugarcia
      jehugarcia  9 месяцев назад +1

      +Zai Fuchigami 1: https://youtu.be/tbaeMWdDlqY 2: http://j35.us/MPPT60A150V-chargeController

  • Arnis Tarassu
    Arnis Tarassu 9 месяцев назад +1

    I didn't see you guys undoing coolant connections with any of the modules. those are just with no fasteners?

    • Arnis Tarassu
      Arnis Tarassu 9 месяцев назад

      And absolutely no leaking? That's an awesome result. I imagine vibrations wear down the seal as it constantly rubs. A photo of that connection would be awesome

    • jehugarcia
      jehugarcia  9 месяцев назад


  • Arnis Tarassu
    Arnis Tarassu 9 месяцев назад

    Thank god Tesla uses metrics. My processor was already overheating when I heard 5/18.

  • jpiersma
    jpiersma 9 месяцев назад

    Hey Jehu, I have been a fan ever since I saw this crazy guy building vibrating 35mm lenses adapters for the HV20 back in the day! I saw the FJ80 Land cruiser in the back. Are there any plans to electrify it? It may not be feasible but I own one and it's always been a dream of mine.

  • Luís Fernandes
    Luís Fernandes 9 месяцев назад

    Hi Jehu, nice video! I wonder if is possible to use that 160hp siemens motor in a modern Citroën C5. I gess the problem is all the electronics...

    • Luís Fernandes
      Luís Fernandes 9 месяцев назад

      Thank You!

    • jehugarcia
      jehugarcia  9 месяцев назад

      +Luís Fernandes a rinehart would power it http://www.evwest.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=258

    • Luís Fernandes
      Luís Fernandes 9 месяцев назад

      That Siemens azure you have on stock.

    • jehugarcia
      jehugarcia  9 месяцев назад

      +Luís Fernandes What Siemens ?

  • DIYMicha
    DIYMicha 9 месяцев назад +7

    make the u.s. use metric system finally!

    • Erik Stephens
      Erik Stephens 9 месяцев назад

      Legacy. And in the automotive world they are not 3/8". They are 9.5mm. On any drawing from any auto manufacturer they will show up as 9.5mm not as 3/8".

    • Erik Stephens
      Erik Stephens 9 месяцев назад +2

      Automotive industry has been all metric for nearly 30 years now.

  • cerr00
    cerr00 9 месяцев назад +1

    Do you need to worry about keeping them cool when you put them in other vehicles? If so, how do you do it?

    • jehugarcia
      jehugarcia  9 месяцев назад +3

      +cerr00 you could run liquid through them, but no, Tesla puts 400kW load on them that's why they need to cool them we do 140kW peak so they'll never get hot

  • Blatt Ferenc
    Blatt Ferenc 9 месяцев назад

    Hi. Did you have the opportunity to test a single cell? Very interested in the capacity.

    • jehugarcia
      jehugarcia  9 месяцев назад

      testing a whole module

  • McCuneWindandSolar
    McCuneWindandSolar 9 месяцев назад +1

    wish I could afford one of these batteries just for my solar system. I like have like 100kw worth of back up or better.