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What's in your EVSE cubby?

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Was curious how others were using the cubby hole in the cargo area where they store their EVSE (assuming they do).

I actually just leave my OEM EVSE connected at home as it's the only place I charge. I instead keep a tool roll and an extra pre-programmable inflator in the cubby hole. I wedge a folded up rag between the two items to keep the items from thudding around and making sounds.
 

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I've got two, so I keep one in there, and also charge mainly at home, so there is one left in the car port
 

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A fifth of walker black, and two collapsible
Cups.... in case I have to wait for AAA.
 

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I keep a jacket in there, more for cold restaurants than cold weather. And a few miscellaneous items. One thing I found is, the door is not at all stiff, and if anything behind it has any light contact pressure on it, it deforms so that it does not close evenly. It then keeps this deformation.
 

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A 1500 watt power inverter.
With a heavy extension cord to the center console with a remote turn on.
 

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Wondering if you could remove all the plastic panel and the carpeted flat surface and gain extra room for suit cases.
 

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A fifth of walker black, and two collapsible
Cups.... in case I have to wait for AAA.
Now that's how you show service people they're appreciated.
A 1500 watt power inverter.
With a heavy extension cord to the center console with a remote turn on.
1500W inverter? Wow, I thought cigarette outlets typically are only [email protected] (shared among many outlets). I'm assuming the inverter outputs 110VAC, but my electrical background is limited and rusty. How do you get 1500W out of a 12VDC outlet?
Wondering if you could remove all the plastic panel and the carpeted flat surface and gain extra room for suit cases.
Dunno, the closed-cell foam (I think) in the rear that keeps the carpeted false floor up has unusual shape. You might get some space back if someone made a custom "spacer" frame that was hollow but still supported the false floor. As for the plastic trim above the rear wheel wells, I don't think you'd get that much space back. It'd be oddly shaped due to the wheel wells and the "emergency cut" cable for firefighters to cut when you get into an accident.
 

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Factory EVSE. Also a couple of homemade 240v adapters - a 14-30/50/60 and a 6-50. (We've got a 14-50R on the outside of the house and a 6-50 in the garage.) However we use a different EVSE for daily charging. So the factory EVSE pretty much permanently stays in the cubby.
 

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Factory EVSE. Also a couple of homemade 240v adapters - a 14-30/50/60 and a 6-50. (We've got a 14-50R on the outside of the house and a 6-50 in the garage.) However we use a different EVSE for daily charging. So the factory EVSE pretty much permanently stays in the cubby.
I store some extra athletic shorts, t-shirt, sweatshirt, etc in that spot. There's a nice outdoor basketball court with glass 54inch fiberglass backborads adjacent to my work and a couple of times a week when the weather permits a handful of us from my work take on some 20 something youngsters that come around (school is in session ;) ). I usually bring my workout gear but I sometimes forget and that is my emergency gear stowaway location. Luckily I have a shower at my work so know one has to smell a stinking basketball player after lunch.
 

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The body parts of my victims....
So..."stuff" as well? Small victims. Even puréed, a small infant maybe 10lbs would easily fill that entire cubby. At a stretch, I think you can fit maybe 20lbs of infant.
 

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1500W inverter? Wow, I thought cigarette outlets typically are only [email protected] (shared among many outlets). I'm assuming the inverter outputs 110VAC, but my electrical background is limited and rusty. How do you get 1500W out of a 12VDC outlet?
The Inverter draws (up to) 125A DC from the nearby battery via a 6 gauge wire. The output extension puts a 110v AC outlet in the center console. It's intended for power outages in the house where the car is my generator.

 

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Holy amperes, Batman. Do the 6AWG wires get hot? Good to know the--I think--APM can put out so much power.
 

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A gerbil, some gerbil food and a little generator attached to a gerbil exercise wheel. In case of electrical power blackout. Armageddon!
 

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My lithium battery booster and tire plug kit.
 

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I think my jumper cables are in there. I keep the EVSE, a 40ft 12 guage all weather extension cord, and a first aid kit aimed at traffic accidents on the floor behind the driver's seat.
 
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