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  1. Direct Plug-in Option w/ Ext. Cord? [Modification Idea]

    Chevy Volt Engineering and Design
    I currently charge my car by running an extension cord from a 120V outlet to the trunk of my car, then plugging the charging port into my car. It allows me to keep the actual inverter in the car safe from the weather and theft, and has been working well for years now. Here's a video showing...
  2. New Owner, 2014....while I'm at it, Extension Cords??? Help!!

    Newcomers to GM-VOLT.COM (See here for FAQs)
    Just reaching out and expressing my appreciation for this forum. I am reading and studying like a crazy guy as my wife has just gotten me a new Chevy Volt, 2015. I am ecstatic and also under a lot of strain reading up on all the things I need to to be up to speed, pardoning the pun. Thanks for...
  3. My Solution on a Level 2 Charger from my Basement Dryer Outlet

    Chevy Volt Accessories and Modifications
    Just thought I'd share what I did to get a much faster charge-up now that I've been getting home after just draining my battery and not having enough time overnight for the wimpy 120v L1 charger to do it's job to a full charge. First of all, I didn't want to pay an electrician $300 (and that...
  4. Recommendation for a plug-in power meter that wont melt?

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    OK my tale of woe continues on with my condo. The board still wont get off its butt and act to approve EV charging one way or the other. Ridiculous. Although our attorney has at least stated that, thankfully, even if the board does nothing at all, charging from the few 110 outlets in the...
  5. Coleman Cable attachable CFGI (CGFI) experience?

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Has anyone installed a Coleman Cable user-attachable CGFI (like this one on their extension cord as part of their travel kit? I have a 50-foot extension cord that I travel with. I've only used it once, and was lucky...
  6. Volt in a Rental Home?

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Hi Everyone! I'm a newbie here :) I'm looking into leasing a Volt. I currently live in a rental with no garage so I'm trying to figure out if charging will work for me. We have a one car width driveway along the side of the house, with a gate to the backyard, the driveway continues past the...
  7. Convenient storage for 12 Ga. 50 foot cord

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    I apologize if I'm not the first guy to discover this but I haven't seen it posted and didn't find it with a search. I was annoyed at my 12 Ga. 50 foot cord (which I picked up at Frys when I walked by it and saw it was only $26) sliding around in the hatch. When I was messing with the fuse...