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by Foulwind
Wed Apr 06, 2016 12:23 pm
Forum: General / Main Focus Electric Owners Forum
Topic: Sleeping?
Replies: 8
Views: 7425

Re: Sleeping?

Not sure this applies or not, but I choose to unplug my FFE one night, and left it unplugged for 2 days. It was cold a few nights during that time. When I got in car to start it up, the display said something to the effect "I'm shutting off" After plugging it back in (120v) the charge ring didn't co...
by Foulwind
Wed Apr 06, 2016 12:15 pm
Forum: General / Main Focus Electric Owners Forum
Topic: Engine Braking
Replies: 11
Views: 5445

Re: Engine Braking

So the FFE (My car) only uses the front wheels for brake regen?. I have a few hills in my commute, and living in a Redwood forest, (Santa Cruz Mountains, CA.) I have to climb out of a small valley then go up over HWY17 8 miles up, 8 miles down from the summit, (Commute to work) then same commute hom...
by Foulwind
Fri May 01, 2015 1:33 pm
Forum: General / Main Focus Electric Owners Forum
Topic: Cargo capacity - get over it
Replies: 27
Views: 10457

Re: Cargo capacity - get over it

More one carry's in the car, more energy will be needed to haul that cargo, ore weight= more load. I commute 40miles one way, charge at office. I keep the cargo in my FFE to bare minimum!
by Foulwind
Tue Mar 10, 2015 9:45 am
Forum: General / Main Focus Electric Owners Forum
Topic: windshield washer jets?
Replies: 3
Views: 2193

Re: windshield washer jets?

Unfortunately the stealership we got the car from was closed due to poor to bad customer service, and its not local for me to do it. I don't want to schedule time and have the car gone for 3 days just to aim the darn jets. if there not adjustable, maybe I'll find a way to shim them down some? If the...
by Foulwind
Mon Mar 09, 2015 7:17 pm
Forum: General / Main Focus Electric Owners Forum
Topic: windshield washer jets?
Replies: 3
Views: 2193

windshield washer jets?

Can anyone say if the water jets on the hood if they are adjustable? Currently when I use the washer the fanned out spray shoots right over the cars roof! (Both sides) Very little washer fluid actually makes it onto the windshield. Even at highway speed the fluid blow right over the car! The nozzle ...
by Foulwind
Fri Jan 23, 2015 11:59 am
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: An additional 120v charging cable is ~$700? Really?
Replies: 9
Views: 5918

Re: An additional 120v charging cable is ~$700? Really?

Really new to the site, (As in today) and fairly new to EV's. Wife leased a 2014 Ford Focus in Nov 14' so we've had it under 2 months now. (1750 miles on it to date) Wife purchased a 2nd "Convenience cord" from our local stealership, (Yes she paid close to $700 for it) we use to one that came with t...

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