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That is a good price for LT model.
Thanks.I had that price from a dealer in Md. that I was ready to trade with for a 3rd time. But I decided to check locally once more and found a dealer 150 miles away that met that price and included the Comfort & Convenience Pkgs and BOTH Driver & Confidence Pkgs and tinted the windows too. The Md. deal included none of them. So I am very happy 2 weeks in. Plus it wasn't white!!!!
 

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Nice, Yeah I plan on tinting my windows soon as well. The windows are so large that it feels like everyone can see what your doing at all times. First though, I am going to try and get a level 2 installed at my house. Vivint is doing my solar soon and they will install a Chargepoint Home station (still waiting on the specs) and run a 240 line about 100 ft from my breaker box to my garage. The Quoted me $1595 for install of everything to charge on level 2, and so did a independent electrical company here in Lancaster as well.
Funny you mentioned the greenhouse effect of the Bolt. I came from the other extreme, a Gen. 6 Camaro that had the same limited visibility and huge blind spots as a Civil War submarine!
 

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Yeah it includes everything. It would be cheaper if my circuit panel was closer to the garage but it's on the back of my house and over 100ft of 8 gauge wire and the 699 chargepoint 50 amp charger.
50 amp charger? You would need something better than #8 wire. Did you mean 32A?
 

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I've been reading that its smart to purchase a charger that can handle 40+ amps for future proofing your home charging. I know the bolt only takes 32 amp level two though.
 

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Do I need a #6 wire? I think I was looking at a 40 amp charger before and that's why I thought of #8.
 

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#6 is for 50A. For continuous load, you should only use 80%, so 40A. #8 wire may burn up, esp when it's a long run at 100 ft.
 

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#6 is for 50A. For continuous load, you should only use 80%, so 40A. #8 wire may burn up, esp when it's a long run at 100 ft.
Good to know, vivint wants to use a Chargepoint charger ( idk if its the flex yet) but is that a good one to choose? I am having another electrician come look at my setup Monday to get a third quote.
 

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Personally, I would just have a NEMA 14-50 receptacle installed (with 50A breaker and #6 wire) and then buy a portable EVSE that you can take on the road as needed.
 

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I believe that is what they installing. I know I don't want a hard wired charger so I can take it to my next house.
 
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