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I will soon be traveling (425 miles) across the “DCFC wasteland” (340 miles) and staying at a B&B with free Level 2 (private residence = 240 volts rather than commercial = 206 volts) charging. They have two plugs, one Tesla High Power Wall Connector (80 amp) and one Clipper Creek J1772 (30 amp). I have my Tesla Tap adaptor cord. Since my Bolt can accept (and will limit itself to) 36 amps continuous, would I charge faster (1.2 times) using the Tesla plug than with the J1772?
 

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Bolt's maximum charge rate is 32 amps or approximately 7,680 watts

240 volts * 32 amps = 7,680 watts
240 volts * 30 amps = 7,200 watts

there should be no material difference in charge rates between the Tesla Destination Charger and the Clipper Creek charger, assuming you need 48 kWh of charge:

Clippercreek would take 6.67 hours
Tesla charger would take 6.25 hours

as an example.
 

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Bolt's maximum charge rate is 32 amps or approximately 7,680 watts.

My bad, and thanks for correcting me. The weather has warmed enough that I am seeing post-HTR-charging (~90%) ranges of 190 miles. This should be 205 miles on a full charge, making those two 170 mile trip segments doable sans range anxiety. After the DCFC in Hagerstown, MD, it is only 100 miles to the destination, and then both Level 2 and Level 3 abound!
 

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You might consider using the Tesla station anyway(s), leaving the J1772 for some other EV (Teslas can use J1772, with an adapter).
 
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