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Greetings everyone. Just picked up my first Volt today. I've been lurking and reading and am replacing a TDI. Looking forward to learning and joining in. Love the pearl paint. Wanted a vehicle that color for 15 years. Now to shop for a charger.
 

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Congrats!! Welcome. Lots of options for EVSEs (the real charger is under the hood somewhere - the cord is just a smart safe extension cord.) A lot of folks here really like Clipper Creek EVSEs, and I've read they have good customer service, too.
 

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Greetings everyone. Just picked up my first Volt today. I've been lurking and reading and am replacing a TDI. Looking forward to learning and joining in. Love the pearl paint. Wanted a vehicle that color for 15 years. Now to shop for a charger.
Welcome! I'm another VW TDI "refugee"; I got my Volt a bit over two weeks ago. (Ordinarily, I'd have waited until I was closer to returning my Golf, but there's a Rhode Island rebate fund that's running out of money very soon....) When I was shopping, several dealers said they'd been getting a lot of inquiries from VW diesel owners. I'm sure a smart dealership could take advantage of that in advertising, offer rides between the VW dealership and theirs after a VW owner turns in the over-polluting diesel, etc.
 

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I wish Illinois still had its rebate program running. Oh well. I pulled the trigger now because of the deal I was offered compared to 5 other dealers.

Just realized I've started two threads in two sections. Whoops. Doing this through Tapatalk and thought it was lost rather than moderated.
 

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Congrats!! Welcome. Lots of options for EVSEs (the real charger is under the hood somewhere - the cord is just a smart safe extension cord.) A lot of folks here really like Clipper Creek EVSEs, and I've read they have good customer service, too.
Actually, the charger on the Gen 2 Volts is in the trunk under the floor.
Oh yea, and welcome to the club ChimneyJim.
 

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Thanks everyone. I'll work on my terminology and acronyms!

I can't get over how comfortable this car is. I did have someone tell me it'd be too small for me 6' 220# perhaps coming from a Golf I'm used to it but it feels perfect in personal space. Right now it's also rock solid. No rattles or shimmies. Hope that continues.
 

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Actually, the charger on the Gen 2 Volts is in the trunk under the floor.
Oh yea, and welcome to the club ChimneyJim.
Yup. My Volt knowledge gets more obsolete every day. I actually started to write the standard "under the front bumper" from the first five years, but I vaguely remembered reading that it had been moved so I generalized.
 

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Haven't personally used it (since level one is fine for me so far). But Plugless makes some pretty slick "the future has arrived" style induction chargers. Supposedly like 85+% as efficient as a plugged in L2 charger & wont void warranty.
 
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