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ICEd Picture Thread

Discussion in 'Model S: Battery & Charging' started by PRJIM, Oct 1, 2012.

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  1. PRJIM

    PRJIM Member

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    I thought it would make sense to start an ICE'd picture thread. I took this picture last night.

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    Good site. They need a counter. And a wall of shame. And a "most wanted". section.
     
  5. sublimaze1

    sublimaze1 8Dec2012 / Leeroy Jenkins

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    Idea: small (fake) camera that has a sensor. When a car gets 10 feet from the camera (e.g. - pulls into the space), the camera flash goes off. I would say that this would be a tremendous deterrent, particularly to those of us who have red-light-cameras in our municipalities.
     
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    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    What do you call it if you park your Model S in the ChargePoint spots at the grocery store just to block ICEs from parking there but are not charging? There are 4 spots where I go most of the time and are always empty or filled with pickup trucks. I've started parking there so at least an EV is taking up one of the spots. I wouldn't park there if there were other EVs charging as I wouldn't want to block the spot. I'm only there for a few min anyway.
     
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    Or, the parking enforcement group of the city get to doing their jobs. :p

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    Makes me think of a fun offshoot for the TV show Parking Wars. hehehe Can you imagine the arguments they would get from ICE owners caught in the act on camera trying to defend their position?
     
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    I'm the type of person that would put Aligator clips to the charge station and put the wires under my hood if I had an ICE. If they were really common, and I was all pro-ICE I would probably get an AC->DC adapter and charge my Pb-acid battery with the charger.
     
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    Spotted in the UK. Immediate and effective deicing.

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    OTOH, somebody getting clamped risks blocking the EV spot for hours longer.
     
  11. hans

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    4xICEd at Chabot College in Hayward, CA this weekend.
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    The Think City driver found a way in.
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    He was actually touching bumpers with the GMC Yukon.
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    6xICEd in the Apple parking lot in Elk Grove, CA. Security explained that they allow handicap parking in the EV charge spots because "nobody is using them". I explained both times I visited exactly why nobody is able to use them! To be fair to Apple, they did explain that this arrangement is temporary.

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    So with that same logic, can I park my Tesla in a handicap space because nobody is using it?
     
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    brianman Burrito Founder

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    2 wrongs...
     
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    Definition of "self-fulfilling prophecy".
     
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    At least 3 of the 4 spots were actively charging. These are brand new Chargepoint stations in downtown Los Altos, CA.
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    Got to admire this guy's creativity....before slashing his tires. :wink:
     
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    Oh my god, I can't stop laughing at this!
     
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    Take a peek under the hood first and make sure it's not a conversion! :biggrin:
     
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    At least the driver "plugged in". This new Tesla owner apparently didn't understand that EV Charging spots are for EV charging, not EV parking.

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