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    • Good morning ... ... a quick quiz - 3 guesses and the first 2 don't count. Match the following: 1.  state governor a. b. 2.  to the vehicle they are likely to pilot a. b. - - - - - Don't think too hard now.
    • @ccap41 and @G. David Felt - to expand on this a bit.  Even if I didn't have a Level-2 charger at my house (which I don't), for the average daily commute, even a Level-1 charger can be sufficient if you plug it in every night.  For most use cases, you'll be able to start each morning fresh with an 80% battery. 
    • I'm riding in The Distinguished Gentlemen's Ride tomorrow, raising money for colon cancer and men's mental health. So tonight, Gunther got a bath.
    • The Avalanche has a 27 gallon tank. The problem isn’t the fill up time, the problem is the wait for the pump.  I do notice that the pumps slow down when they are busy.  But the problem is both side of this argument miss the point.  If I had an EValanche, I’d never even make the trip to fill up in the first place. It would charge while I sleep.  If I was on a long trip, I’d charge whenever I needed to stop for food or bathroom and then leave when I was done, not when the truck was done.  I’ve done trips like this in a short range Model-3, driving from Pittsburgh to NYC to Philly to Pittsburgh. 10-15 minute bathroom and/or food breaks is enough to keep the range within the comfort level even on 150Kw chargers which is all the faster the Model-3 SR can pull power. Something that charges at 250Kw or 350 Kw would be even easier.   The EValanche can take on 150 miles of range in 15 minutes. I can burn 15 minutes waiting for my food at a Sheetz pretty easily. 
    • Yeah, it doesn’t pass the sniff test at all. No vehicle, not even a full size SUV, takes even 10 minutes to fill up much less 22. That doesn’t even qualify as making sense to believe it takes 22 minutes to fill up ANY vehicle that only has four tires on it. 
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