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Dual charging cable solution

Discussion in 'Model S: Battery & Charging' started by scottfl, Oct 7, 2016.

  1. scottfl

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    We have two Teslas charging in our garage. Due to the location of the chargers, one cord ran across the garage entry of one of our cars. This made entry and exit inconvenient. The photo shows my solution, a "cable protector straight ramp" from amazon. This might help others with a similar problem.

     
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    Does summon get over the hump?
     
  3. scottfl

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    Unfortunately, no.
     
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    Why don't you route the cable over the garage door opening (ie: attached to the ceiling)? This would eliminate the tripping hazard of the cable on the ground... Just a thought.
     
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    Cable not long enoug?
     
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    Seems like this is the best second choice if you can't do the first choice and install the wall connector on that side.
     
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    Without knowing all the details of your installation I am questioning the amount of forethought that was put into the placement of those chargers. They are mounted in the furthest possible location from the charging ports. I am sure you had good reason though, at least I hope so. I would've routed the wiring for the 2nd HPWC (via conduit) over the garage door and then mounted the HPWC in between the garage doors. I would've actually mounted both of them between the garage doors but I am not sure if you had room. Look to have room for at least one though.
     
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    Why not just mount the 2nd HPWC where you have plug hanging?
     
  11. scottfl

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    I asked electrician. Unfortunately too narrow. Good question though...
     
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    Looks like plenty of room to me. Skimming the installation manual I see no requirements about clearance to the sides... If anything you might not be able to use the side holster. Maybe he just didn't want to take that job.
     
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    you may be right ;)
     

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